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Kelly Fisher, MS, RD, LD

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Lecturer Direct: 817.257.7309
BS Texas Christian University, 2006 MS University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2008

Kelly Fisher joined the Nutritional Sciences department as adjunct faculty in 2015. She completed her undergraduate studies at TCU, where she graduated with a BS in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics in 2006. Kelly has a MS in Nutrition from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska. Kelly is a fourth-year doctoral student at Rutgers University (Newark, NJ) in the School of Health Professions. She is pursuing a Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition (DCN) and anticipates graduation in January 2020. Kelly is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Nutrition and Dietetic Educators of Practitioners (NDEP) dietetic practice group, the Pediatric Nutrition dietetic practice group (PNPG), the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Tarrant Area Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is also an Interprofessional Education (IPE) Faculty Facilitator for IPE health professions students.

Kelly holds board certification as a specialist in pediatric nutrition (CSP) and has expertise in pediatric gastrointestinal disorders and diseases. Her previous work experience includes community nutrition in the Women, Infant and Child (WIC) Program and the Extended Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), clinical nutrition (both adult and pediatric), and in the outpatient and long-term care settings.

Kelly’s primary teaching responsibilities have included Intro to Nutrition, and Contemporary Issues in Nutrition labs. In 2017, she was a recipient of the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Doctoral Scholarship, the Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP) Nutrition Scholarship, and the Rutgers University Champions Endowed Scholarship.