Lauren Coheley, RDN, LD, CDE

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

Ph.D. Student

Address:
279 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

E-Mail:

workOffice Phone: 404-316-5860

Current Classes

Introduction to College and Family Consumer Sciences (FACS 2000): Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
B.S.F.C.S. Dietetics University of Georgia May 2012

Research

Lauren's research interests include musculoskeletal development, body composition, cardiometabolic health and inflammation. 

Teaching

Graduate Teaching Assistant --to Lecturer Silvia Giraudo, PhD                                  Fall 2016

"Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences" - FACS 2000

Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant -- to Lecturer William Said, PhD                       Fall 2011-Spring 2012

"Anatomy and Physiology II Lab" --CBIO 2210L

 

Guest Lecturers:

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy II (FDNS 4530/6530), Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes, April 2016
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy I (FDNS 4500/6500), Nutritional Diagnosis and Intervention, September 2015 and March 2016
  • Seminar in Foods and Nutrition (FDNS 8900), Clinical Diets Gone Fad, November 2015
  • Food Committee at Talmage Terrace/Lanier Gardens, Nutrition for Optimal Health, March 2016
  • Emory University Hospitals, Diabetes Education, Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes, August 2013, June 2014, August 2014, June 2015
  • Big Peach Running Company, Nutrition for Optimal Performance, May 2014
  • Fleet Feet Running Company, Nutrition for Optimal Performance, March 2014

Outreach

  • Northeast Georgia Dietetic Association (NEGDA), President-elect, 2016-2017
  • University of Georgia, College of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association, Immediate Past President, 2016-Current
  • University of Georgia, College of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association, President, 2015-2016
  • University of Georgia, College of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association, President-Elect, 2014-2015
  • Foods and Nutrition Graduate Student Association, UGA, Member, 2015-Current
  • Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (GAND), Member 2010-Current
  • Academy of Nutriiton and Dietetics (AND), Member, 2010-Current
  • Diabetes Care and Education Practice Group, AND, Member, 2014-Current
  • Research Diabetics Practice Group, AND, Member, 2016-Current
  • American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, Member, 2016-Current
  • American Society for Nutrition, Member, 2015-Current
  • Georgia Nutrition Council, Member, 2015-Current
  • Greater Atlanta Area Dietetic Association (GADA), Member, 2012-2015

Areas of Expertise

  • Nutrition for Weight Management
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 
  • Diabetes Care and Management
  • Body Composition Assessment

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
Emory University Hospital Midtown Clinical Dietitian II 2013-2015
Nutrifit Sports Therapy Inc. Wellness Specialist 2013-2015

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
June & Bill Flatt Nutrition Excellence Graduate Scholarship The College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA 2015-2016
Gladys F. (Nannie) Nesbitt/Flatt Education Scholarship The College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA 2011-2012
June and Bill Flatt Nutrition Excellence Award Graduate Scholarship The College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA 2016-2017
Student Travel Award The College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA 2016
Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Georgia Lottery and Georgia Student Finance Commission 2010-2012
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges The University of Georgia Graduate School 2017
Eleonora M. Costa Graduate Support The College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA 2017-2018
Ruth Rowan Morrison Graduate Endowment in Nutrition Studies The College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA 2017-2018
The Graduate School Innovation and Interdisciplinary Research Grant The University of Georgia Graduate School Summer 2017

Journal Articles

n/a

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Northeast Georgia Dietetic Association President-Elect Current Professional
College of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association Immediate Past-President Current Professional
College of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association President 2015-2016 Professional
College of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association President-Elect 2014-2015 Professional