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


Welcome from Health Sciences

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Welcome to the Department of Health Sciences! The department is home to 39 full-time faculty members and over 1,800 students. Our primary goal is to prepare students for entry into professional programs in various health professions or careers in health sciences or dietetics. More >