James Madison University
PHOTO: Jeremy Akers

Dr. Jeremy Akers

Dietetics
Program Coordinator, MS Dietetics

  • Office: HBS 2028
  • Phone: 540-568-8974
  • Email: akersjd@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

Education


  • Ph.D., Nutrition in Sports and Chronic Disease, Virginia Tech
  • M.S., Nutrition and Physical Activity, James Madison University
  • B.S., Clinical Dietetics, Radford University

Teaching Area


  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Nutrition and Exercise in Chronic Disease
  • Weight Management

Research


  • Nutrition and Exercise interventions for weight management and chronic disease
  • Behavioral Theories in Weight Management
  • Nutrition Manipulation and Sport Performance

Hobbies


  • Spending time with my family
  • Weight lifting
  • Sports
  • Wood working
  • Hunting/fishing

 

Announcements


  • How to declare a Health Sciences Major
  • Health Sciences has BLACKOUT dates of September 15th and February 15th. You must be declared by September 15th to add HTH courses in the following Spring semester and by February 15th for the following Fall semester. There are NO exceptions.
  • JMU Summer Hours
    Monday – Thursday
    8:00 – 5:00
    Friday 8:00 – Noon
  • August 28
    First Day of Classes

Welcome from Health Sciences

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