Ruth Reilly, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

Ruth Reilly, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Educational Background:

Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, 1998
M.O.E, University of New Hampshire, 1989
Dietetic Internship, Brigham & Women's Hospital, 1966
B.S., Florida State University, 1965

Courses Taught:

Professional Perspectives on Nutrition (NUTR 401); Life Cycle Nutrition (NUTR 650); Practical Applications to Medical Nutrition Therapy (NUTR 775)

General Area of Interest and/or Specialty:

Human nutrition; nutrition education; maternal and child health; women's health; college students' health

Representative Publications:

  • Reilly, R. A., & Janson-Sand, C. (2012). Supplement Use in the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease in the Aging Population. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 2012; 376-81.
  • Morrell JS, Lofgren IE, Burke JD, Reilly RA. Metabolic syndrome, obesity and related risk factors among college men and women. J Am Coll Health. 2011.
  • Reilly R, Friesen C: Nutrition: An Applied Approach.3rd ed. San Francisco, CA.Pearson Education 2012. (Test Bank)
  • Joanne D. Burke, Ruth A. Reilly, Jesse S. Morrell, Ingrid E. Lofgren. The University of New Hampshire’s Young Adult Health Risk Screening Initiative. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2009; 109(10): 1751-1758.

Research Presentations:

  • Morrell, JS, Reilly, RA. FASEB Poster (accepted and presented on March 30, 2015 at Experimental Biology Meeting in Boston Mass). Healthy lifestyle factors and metabolic syndrome among college students.
  • Oral Presentation at FNCE on October 20, 2009. Dietary Folate Consumption in College-Age Women: Results from The Young Adult Health Risk Screening Initiative (YAHRSI)
  • Reilly, RA, Burke, JD, Lofgren, IE, & Morrell, J.S. (2007) Folate intake in college-age women. FASEB Poster. Washington, DC, April 30, 2007.

Additional Information:

  • Excellence in Teaching Award for College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, University of New Hampshire, 2003
  • Outstanding Dietitian of the Year, New Hampshire Dietetic Association, 1986
Ruth Reilly
Kendall Hall, Room 121
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 
(603) 862-2164