Kevin Pietro, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Kevin Pietro, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Educational Background:

M.S., Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 2010-1012
B.S., Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 2006-2010

Courses Taught:

NUTR 401 - Professional Perspectives on Nutrition
NUTR 506 - Nutrition and Wellness
NUTR 546 - Nutrition in Exercise & Sport
NUTR 758 - Practicum in Weight Management
NUTR 765/865 - Geriatric Nutrition

General Area of Interest and/or Specialty:

Sports Nutrition; Nutrition for Health and Wellness; Clinical Nutrition; Nutrition and Multiple Sclerosis

Representative Publications:

Pietro, K. (2015). Optimizing protein in the older adult: Issues and considerations when applying the evidence. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 9(4), 266-271.

Pietro, K., Jensen, A., Schumacher, J., & Anderson, J. (2014). Vitamin B12 Intake Correlated to Physical and Mental Improvements in Multiple Sclerosis Specific Quality of Life. International Journal Of Advanced Nutritional And Health Science, 2(1), pp. 98-108.

Research Presentations:

Vitamin B12 intake Correlated to Physical and Mental Improvements in Multiple Sclerosis Specific Quality of Life, Poster Presentation at the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference, December, 2013, Washington, DC

Effects of Vitamin D and Omega-3 Supplementation on Multiple Sclerosis Specific Quality of Life, Presentation at the Western Social Science Association- Section Chronic Disease and Disability; April, 2013, Denver, CO

Dietary Intake of Essential Fatty Acid Correlated to Improvements in Multiple Sclerosis Specific Quality of Life, Poster Presentation at the Illinois Dietetic Association (IDA) Conference; April, 2013, Oakbrook, IL 

Correlation between Dietary Intake and Quality of Life among Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis, Poster Presentation at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE); October, 2012, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information:

In 2012, Mr. Pietro was awarded First-Place and the Margaret D. Simko Memorial Award for Excellence at a Clinical Poster Session at the Food, Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE), the annual conference of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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