Performance Nutrition and Body Composition Laboratory
Performance Nutrition and Body Composition Laboratory

Contact Information

Dr. Tammy J. Stephenson, PhD, FAND
Department Chair & Professor

117 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506-0054

performancenutritionlab@uky.edu

Our Team

Our Team

Meet the PNBC Lab Team

Dr. Tammy Stephenson

Dr. Tammy Stephenson PhD, FAND, RD, LD

Dr. Stephenson is the Chair of the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition as well as the Co-Director of the Certificate in Nutrition for Human Performance. She is also a professor and registered dietitian.

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Dr. Makenzie Barr

Dr. Makenzie Barr PhD, RD, LD

Dr. Barr is an assistant professor and registered dietitian. She is a community researcher focused on weight management and lifestyle behavior change. A portion of her research works with bariatric surgery patients to improve health outcomes in post-operative life.

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Dr. Kyle Flack

Dr. Kyle Flack PhD, RD

Dr. Flack is an assistant professor and registered dietitian. His research interests center on exercise for weight loss/ weight loss maintenance, the physiology driving eating behaviors, and performance nutrition. Dr. Flack aims to improve obesity treatment through interventions targeted at novel processes contributing to weight loss resistance and overconsumption.

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Dr. Liz Combs

Dr. Liz Combs EdD, MS, RD, LD

Dr. Combs is the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition as well as the Co-Director of the Certificate in Nutrition for Human Performance. She is also a lecturer and registered dietitian.

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Contact Information

Dr. Tammy J. Stephenson, PhD, FAND
Department Chair & Professor

117 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506-0054

performancenutritionlab@uky.edu