Kristi Crowe-White, PhD, RDN

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Kristi Crowe-White

Department Chair, Associate Professor

The University of Alabama

Kristi Crowe-White, PhD, RD is an Associate Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Human Nutrition at the University of Alabama. She received her PhD at the University of Maine where she held a doctoral fellowship with the National Science Foundation. Her dietetic training was completed at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Dr. Crowe-Whites research focuses on redox theory and understanding the interplay between bioactive food compounds, redox and inflammatory balance, and clinical outcomes related to cardiometabolic disease and aging. Her prevention-oriented research employs the use of genetic testing to identify genetic variants underlying responsiveness to nutrition interventions for the purpose of optimizing precision nutrition. Dr. Crowe-White has funding by agencies such as the National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute and the Office of Dietary Supplements, the American Heart Association, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics among others. As a result of this body of research, she co-authored the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Position Paper on Functional Foods, serves as a media spokesperson for the Institute of Food Technologist, and as the Nutrition Section Associate Editor of Annals of Medicine.

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