James Madison University
PHOTO: Jeremy Akers

Dr. Jeremy Akers

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


  • 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


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


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



  • 12/12/17: The department has been divided into the Department of Health Sciences and the Department of Health Professions
  • How to declare a Health Sciences Major
  • December 9-15
    Final Examinations
  • December 15-16