Amy Richards, PhD, RDN, LDN

Amy Richards


Assistant Professor and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics

340 Gooch Hall

Martin, TN

(731) 881-7742 Office

(731) 881-7106 Fax

Academic History:

PhD in Nutrition, Exercise, and Food Science, South Dakota State University, 2017, Dissertation: Relationship of Stress, Sleep, Physical Activity, And Food Insecurity on Eating Behaviors and Obesity.

MS in Family and Consumer Sciences with emphasis in nutrition, South Dakota State University, 2004, Thesis: Motivating 18-24 year olds to increase fruit and vegetable consumption.

Dietetic Internship, University of South Dakota, 2004

BS in Business Administration, Montana State University, 1990

BS in Art, Montana State University, 1990

Publications (Refereed Journals)

Shiyanbolo O, Lammers C, Randall B, Richards A. Evaluation of a student-led interprofessional innovative health promotion model for an underserved population with diabetes: A pilot project. J Interprof Care. 2012; 26(5):376-82. Epub 2012 May 11.

McCormick A, Kattelmann K, Ren C, Richards A, Wells K. “Fun Fruit and Veggie Event" Enhances Acceptance of Fruits and Vegetables in School-Aged children. Current Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2009; 24 (3): 252-261.

Richards A, Kattelmann K, Ren C. Motivating 18 to 24 year olds to increase their fruit and vegetable consumption. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2006 September; 106 (9): 1405-1411.

Scholarly Interests

Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

Modifiable Variables Influencing Obesity

Soybeans and Health Outcomes

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