Service

Professional Societies

Society Title Year(s)
Alabama Academy of Science Member 2014-Present
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member 2014-Present
American Public Health Association Member 2015-Present
Ethics – Section Councilor 2015-Present
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Member 2006-2008
American Society for Nutrition Member 2005-Present
Experimental Biology 2015 Abstract Reviewer 2014
Organizer and Co-Chair of symposium, “Unscientific Beliefs about Scientific Topics in Nutrition” at EB2014 2014
Co-Chair of Session, “Obesity: Gut Microbiome and Obesity” at EB2015 2015
Judge for “Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition” at EB2015 2015
Chair-Elect: Obesity Research Interest Section 2015-2016
Chair of Session, “Obesity: Chronic Disease” at EB2016 2016
Panelist, “Time in the public eye: Maintaining credibility while using your voice” 2016
Co-Lead Judge for “Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition” Obesity RIS at EB2016 2016
Chair: Obesity Research Interest Section 2016-2017
At-Large-Member: Scientific Sessions Program Committee 2016-2018
American Statistical Association Member 2016-Present
Sigma Xi Member 2014-Present
The Obesity Society Member 2012-Present
Public Affairs Committee – Early Career Representative 2014-2016
Co-Chair of Session, “Candles to Calorimeters: Assessment of Thermogenesis Normality in Obesity” at OW2015 2015
Chair: Basic Science Section 2016-2017

Journal Service

Editorial Service

Journal Title Year(s)
Frontiers in Nutrition Methodology Review Editor 2014-Present

Ad Hoc Reviewer

Journal Year(s)
BMC Pediatrics 2017
Public Health Nutrition 2017
Physiology & Behavior 2017
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2016;2015;2014;2013;2012
Nutrients 2016;2015;2013
International Journal of Obesity 2016;2013;2012
Advances in Nutrition 2016; 2015
Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2016
BMC Research Notes 2016
Biology Letters 2016
BMC Public Health 2016
Nutrition and Diabetes 2016
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2016
PLoS ONE 2015;2014;2013
Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases 2015
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2015
British Medical Journal 2015
Obesity 2014;2013;2012
Lipids 2014
Childhood Obesity 2014
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2013;2012
Evaluation Review 2013;2012
Biochemical Pharmacology 2013
Lipids in Health and Disease 2013
Nutrition Research 2011
Food and Function 2011

Consulting

Entity Year(s)
CE Outcomes 2013
Farmland Foods 2011

Other Service

Activity Title Year(s)
Science Unbound Foundation 2015 Best Paper Competition Reviewer 2016

Intramural Service

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Activity Title Year(s)
Obesity and Energetics Offerings Deputy Editor 2017;2016
Postdoctoral Research Day Judge 2017
Obesity and Energetics Offerings Co-Compiler 2016;2015;2014;2013;2012
Graduate Student Research Day Session Moderator 2015
Mock NIH Study Section for Trainees Chair 2015
Statistician Search Committee Member 2014
Graduate Biomedical Sciences Poster Session Judge 2013;2012
Summer Research Expo Judge 2013
SOPH/NORC Professional Development Workshop Committee Co-chair of Grant writing workshop subcommittee 2012

University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Activity Title Year(s)
Graduate Student Association Legislative Representative: Interdepartmental Nutrition Program 2010-2011
Graduate Student Association Member: Academic Affairs committee 2010-2011

Iowa State University

Activity Title Year(s)
Graduate and Professional Student Senate President 2006-2007
Special Student Fees and Tuition Committee Voting member 2006-2007
President’s Advisory Committee on Budget and Planning 2006-2007
Recreation Facilities Study Graduate Student Representative 2006-2007
Memorial Union Board of Directors Member: Facilities Committee 2006-2007
Memorial Union Board of Directors Member: Student Affairs Committee 2006-2007
VEISHEA Advisory Council 2006-2007
Executive Vice President and Provost Search Committee 2006
Ombuds Screening Committee 2006
Graduate and Professional Student Senate Senator: Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology 2005-2007
Biochemistry Graduate Student Organization 2005-2007
Graduate and Professional Student Senate Chair: University Relations and Legislative Affairs 2005-2006
Government of the Student Body Director of Graduate Affairs 2005-2006
Psi Chapter of the Fraternity of Alpha Kappa Lambda External Relations Chairman 2005
Biochemistry Undergraduate Majors Society 2004-2006
Government of the Student Body Senator for InterFraternity Council 2004-2005
InterFraternity Council Government of the Student Body Representative 2004-2005
Junior Greek Council President 2004 Spring
Psi Chapter of the Fraternity of Alpha Kappa Lambda Philanthropy Chairman 2004
Psi Chapter of the Fraternity of Alpha Kappa Lambda Pledge Class Vice President 2003-2004
Psi Chapter of the Fraternity of Alpha Kappa Lambda House Historian 2003 Fall
Psi Chapter of the Fraternity of Alpha Kappa Lambda Blood Drive Chair 2003 Fall