James Madison University
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Dr. Jeremy Akers

Dietetics

  • Office:HHS 3143B
  • Phone: 540-568-8974
  • Email: akersjd@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    801 Carrier Drive
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

Education


  • Ph.D., Nutrition in Sports and Chronic Disease, Virginia Tech
  • M.S., Nutrition and Physical Activity, James Madison University
  • B.S., Clinical Dietetics, Radford University

Teaching Area


  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Obesity
  • Nutrition and Older Adults

Research


  • Behavioral Theories in Weight Management
  • Translation and Dissemination of Weight Management Programs
  • Alternative Farming and Sensory Perceptions

Hobbies


  • Spending time with my family
  • Weight lifting
  • Sports
  • Wood working
  • Hunting/fishing

 

Announcements


  • How to declare a Health Sciences Major
  • Health Sciences has BLACKOUT dates of September 15th and February 15th. You must be declared by September 15th to add HTH courses in the following Spring semester and by February 15th for the following Fall semester. There are NO exceptions.
  • May 12 – August 15
    JMU Summer Hours
    Offices are open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • May 20
    Richmond, VA: Alumni Networking Event

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