Faculty & Staff

 Dr. Lauren Roberson, Program Director for Nutrition, Assistant professor for Nutrition and Dietetics
Lauren Roberson, PhD, MS, RD, LD
Nutrition Program Director, Assistant Professor
200 North Applied Science
lroberson7@murraystate.edu
Office - 270.809.3124
Fax - 270.809.6950
about Lauren

Education:

PhD in Health & Strategic Communication, University of Kentucky, Summer 2020
MS in Dietetic Administration, University of Kentucky, Spring 2014
BS in Dietetics, University of Kentucky, Spring 2012

Courses Taught at Murray State:

NTN 333/633 Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle
NTN 350 Nutrition Education and Counseling
NTN 434 Clinical Dietetics Practicum
NTN 610 Research and Writing for Nutrition Professionals
NTN 643 Community Nutrition

Certification & Licensure:

Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian with the Kentucky State Board of Licensure

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

Consultant, Kentucky Department of Aging and Independent Living, Northern Kentucky Area Development District
Logistical Coordinator, Diabetes Grant, Lions Club International
Instructor, Department of Communication, University of Kentucky
Research Associate, Cooperative Extension, University of Kentucky
Clinical Dietitian, Good Samaritan Hospital

Professional Organizations:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Member Value Committee Chair & Member Liaison
Bluegrass Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Past President, Awards & Honors Chair

Research Interests:

Health campaigns
Nutrition intervention development and evaluation
Enhancing motivation to facilitate behavior change
Nutrition in the aging adult
 
Doctor Lori Crouch, Professor for Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Management
Lori Crouch, MS, RD, LD
Director of Dietetic Internship (DI)
203 North Applied Science
lcrouch1@murraystate.edu
Office - 270.809.3964
Fax - 270.809.6950
about Lori

Education

MS in Dietetics from Murray State University
BS in Dietetics from the University of Kentucky

Courses Taught at Murray State

Clinical Instructor with the Dietetic Internship Program
NTN 200 Introduction to the Profession
NTN 231 Principles of Food Science and Preparation 
NTN 499 Senior Seminar

Certification and Licensure

Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian with the Kentucky State Board of Licensure

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State

Consulting Clinical Dietitian, Murray, Kentucky. 1988 to 2000.
Clinical Dietitian, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. 1985 to 1988.

Professional Organizations

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Western District of the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
 
Mrs. Josie Bryant
Josie Bryant, MS, RD, LD
Director of Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)
202 North Applied Science
jbryant27@murraystate.edu
Office - 270.809.3152
Fax - 270.809.6950
about Josie

Education:

MS in Family & Consumer Sciences, Eastern Illinois University
BS in Family & Consumer Sciences, Dietetics Option Eastern Illinois University
 

Courses Taught at Murray State:

NTN 230 Nutrition
NTN 231 Principles of Science and Preparation
NTN 371 Food Production Practicum
NTN 371 Quantity Food Production and Purchasing
NTN 374 Food Service Management Practicum
NTN 412 Community Nutrition & Health
NTN 422 Meal Management
NTN 434 Clinical Dietetics Practicum
NTN 440 Medical Nutrition Therapy I
NTN 480 Special Problems 
NTN 499 Senior Seminar
 

Certification and Licensure:

Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian with the Kentucky State Board of Licensure
 

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

Instructor, Didactic Program Director Eastern Illinois University
Cook, Early Childhood Center
Clinical Dietitian, Nutrition Support Team, University of Kentucky
Clinical Dietitian, Good Samaritan Hospital
Clinical Dietitian, Lourdes Hospital
Consulting Dietitian, Long-Term Care Facility
 

Professional Organizations:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Western District of the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics