Carla J. Moore, PhD, MPH, RD

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

Assistant Professor and Extension Nutrition Specialist

203 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602


workOffice Phone: (706) 542-0541

Curriculum Vitae


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Doctor of Philosophy Nutrition and Health Sciences Emory University 2014
Master of Public Health Nutrition The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2006
Bachelor of Science Food Science Clemson University 2005


Dr. Moore's research interests include psychosocial and environmental determinants of health behaviors and health disparities, with an emphasis on obesity treatment and prevention.


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Donald B. McCormick Award for Research Contributions to Nutrition Emory University 2013
Molecules to Mankind (M2M) Doctoral Candidate Emory University 2012-2013
Frances E. Fischer Memorial Scholarship The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation 2012
Calhoun Honors Scholar Clemson University 2005

Journal Articles

Michopoulos V, Powers A, Moore CJ, Villareal S, Ressler KJ, Bradley B. The mediating role of emotion dysregulation and depression on the relationship between childhood trauma exposure and emotional eating. Appetite. 2015 Aug 1; 91: 129-36.

Moore CJ, Johnson Z, Toufexis D, Wilson ME. Antagonism of CRF Type 1 receptors attenuates caloric intake of free feeding subordinate female rhesus monkeys in a rich dietary environment. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 2015 Jan; 27(1): 33-43.

Wilson, ME, Moore CJ, Ethun K, Johnson ZP. Understanding the control of ingestive behavior in primates. Hormones and Behavior. 2014 Jun; 66(1): 86-94.

Johnson Z, Lowe J, Michopoulos V, Moore CJ, Wilson ME, Toufexis D. Oestradiol differentially influences feeding behaviour depending on diet composition in female rhesus monkeys. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 2013 Aug; 25(8): 729-41.

Moore CJ, Michopoulos V, Toufexis D, Johnson Z, Wilson ME. Dietary variety is associated with larger meals in female rhesus monkeys. Physiology and Behavior. 2013 Jul 2; 119: 190-94.

Moore CJ, Lowe J, Michopoulos V, Ulam P, Toufexis D, Wilson ME, Johnson Z. Small changes in meal patterns lead to significant changes in total caloric intake. Effects of diet and social status on food intake in female rhesus monkeys. Appetite. 2012 Nov 30; 62C: 60-69.

Moore CJ and Cunningham SA. Social position, psychological stress, and obesity: a systematic review. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2012 Apr; 112(4): 518-26.

View Dr. Moore's Faculty Focus page