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Kerryn Story

Lieutenant Colonel Kerryn Story
Executive Officer/Faculty, Graduate Program in Nutrition

Education and Certifications

MPH, Public Health Practice, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2006
BS, Family Resources (Human Nutrition and Foods concentration), West Virginia University, 1996
Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian Assistance, University of South Florida, 2013


Kerryn began her military career in 1997 and has worked in a variety of specialty areas throughout her career to include clinical dietetics, community nutrition and outreach, sports nutrition, food service, management, and education. She has deployed overseas in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom, and has served as director of Nutrition Care Operations at both Keller Army Community Hospital, West Point, NY, and Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, CO during her career as a military dietitian. She holds the 'A' Proficiency Designator within the Army Medical Specialist Corps which carries recognition as a leader who has made significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in military dietetics. In addition to her course instruction within the graduate program, Kerryn coordinates continuing professional education opportunities for all military dietitians.

"Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Ghandi

Academic Interests and Research

Kerryn serves as an instructor for Leadership, Weight Management, and Stability Operations curriculum. Her research and academic interests include the role of the military dietitian in stability and support operations, the influence of the built environment on weight management, and food insecurity.

Publications and Presentations

Story, KL, and Bonica, MJ. 'Social Media as a Strategy for Behavior Change: The Three Dollar a Day Diet Challenge.' Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 114 (Supplement 2), no. 9 (September 2014): A-18

Kerryn has been an invited lecturer in several other graduate programs within the Academy of Health Sciences including the Interservice Physician's Assistant Program, the Military Medical Humanitarian Assistance Course, Principles of Preventive Medicine Course, and the Non-Commissioned Officer Senior Leader Course.