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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

Biography

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 two Nutrition Care Divisions during her career as a military dietitian. Her awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster (OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1 OLC), Army Superior Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, NATO Medal, and the Parachute Badge.

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

Academic Interests and Research

Kerryn serves as an instructor for Leadership, Weight Management, and Stability Operations curriculum. Her research interests are in international/humanitarian nutrition and the role of the military dietitian in stability operations, and the role of the built environment in weight management.

Presentations

Instructor within several other graduate AMEDD C&S programs including the Interservice Physician's Assistant Course, and the Military Medical Humanitarian Course.