Professional Societies

American Society for Nutrition Member 2005+
Public Information Committee 2019+
Judge and Special Guest for Graduate Student Breakfast and Meet the Fellows event 2019
Lead Judge, ‘Methods and Protocols’ for the Emerging Leaders Poster Competition. 2019
Lead Judge, ‘Methods and Protocols’ for the Emerging Leaders Poster Competition. 2018
Co-Lead Judge for “Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition” Obesity RIS at EB2017 2017
Co-organizer and Chair, “Obesity RIS Forum: How Much Evidence Should be Demonstrated before Enacting Obesity-Targeted Health Policy?” 2017
Scientific Program Committee 2016-2020
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-Elect, Chair, and Past-Chair: Obesity Research Interest Section 2015-2018
Co-Chair of Session, “Obesity: Gut Microbiome and Obesity” at EB2015 2015
Judge for “Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition” at EB2015 2015
Representative at three roundtable discussions on “Enhancing Rigor and Reproducibility” for the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2015
Experimental Biology 2015 Abstract Reviewer 2014
Organizer and Co-Chair of symposium, “Unscientific Beliefs about Scientific Topics in Nutrition” at EB2014 2014
The Obesity Society Member 2012+
Panel Moderator TOS Early Career Academic Workshop: “Should I stay or should I go?” 2019
Fellow of The Obesity Society 2018+
Chair: Basic Science and Beer Lightning Talks 1 and 2 2018
Judge: TOS Early Career Lightning Talks 2018
Co-Chair of Session, “Method in the Madness: Innovative Methodologies in Population-based Obesity Research” at OW2017 2017
Roundtable leader in “Early Career Academic Workshop” at OW2017 2017
Chair (2 years), Past-Chair (1 year): Basic Science Section 2016-2019
Co-Chair of Session, “Candles to Calorimeters: Assessment of Thermogenesis Normality in Obesity” at OW2015 2015
Public Affairs Committee – Early Career Representative 2014-2016
American Public Health Association Member 2015+
Ethics – Section Councilor 2015-2018
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member 2014+
Sigma Xi Member 2014+
American Statistical Association Member 2016+
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Member 2006-2008
Alabama Academy of Science Member 2014-2017
Gerontological Society of America Member 2018-2019
Organizer and Chair, “Strengthening Aging Research: Experiences with Rigor, Reproducibility, and Transparency.” 2018

Publication Service

Editorial Service

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

Ad Hoc Reviewer

Journal Year(s)
Advances in Nutrition 2019;2018;2017;2016;2015
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2019;2018;2016;2015;2014;2013;2012
Biochemical Pharmacology 2013
Biology Letters 2016
BMC Pediatrics 2017
BMC Public Health 2016
BMC Research Notes 2016
British Medical Journal 2015
Childhood Obesity 2014
Clinical Obesity 2018
Evaluation Review 2013;2012
Food and Function 2011
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2019;2018;2016
International Journal of Obesity 2016;2013;2012
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2015
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2013;2012
Lipids 2014
Lipids in Health and Disease 2013
Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2016
Nutrients 2018;2016;2015;2013
Nutrition and Diabetes 2018;2017;2016
Nutrition Research 2011
Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases 2015
Obesity 2019;2014;2013;2012
Palgrave Communications 2019
Physiology & Behavior 2017
PLoS ONE 2019;2017;2015;2014;2013
Public Health Nutrition 2017
Scientific Reports 2018

Other External Service

Organization Title Year(s)
Obesity and Energetics Offerings Deputy Editor 2019;2018;2017;2016
Pennington / Louisiana NORC Pilot and Feasibility Program Reviewer 2019
Science Unbound Foundation Best Paper Competition Reviewer 2018;2016
Obesity and Energetics Offerings Co-Compiler 2016;2015;2014;2013;2012
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Reviewer 2015
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology FASEB Roundtable on Rigorous and Reproducible Research Using Mouse Models 2015
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology FASEB Roundtable on Rigorous and Reproducible Research Using Antibodies 2015
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology FASEB Roundtable on Rigorous and Reproducible Research: Community Stakeholders 2015

Intramural Service

Activity Title Year(s)
Indiana University
Indiana Healthy Weight Initiative Representative for the School of Public Health 2019;2018;2017
Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging Co-leader of Comparative Data Analytics Core 2019;2018
SPHB Committee on Research Member 2019;2018
Workshop in Methods Advisory Board Member 2019;2018
Public Health Research Day 2020 Organizing Committee Member 2019-2020
IU Grant Linking University wide Expertise (GLUE grant) Reviewer 2019
SPHB Grant Administrator position Hiring committee member 2019
SPHB Public Health Research Day 2019 Poster Competition Judge 2019
Grant Director/Grant Administrator hiring committee Member 2019
Biostatistics Consulting Center hiring committee Member 2019
SPHB Program Manager position Hiring committee member 2018
Program Manager hiring committee Member 2018
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Postdoctoral Research Day Judge 2017
Mastering the Art of Reproducible Science Panelist 2017
Statistical Support and Teaching in the School of Health Professions Task Force Member 2017
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
Graduate Student Association Legislative Representative: Interdepartmental Nutrition Program 2010-2011
Graduate Student Association Member: Academic Affairs committee 2010-2011
Iowa State University
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