Positions

Overview

  • Beth Kitchin earned her undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and her master’s degree in Human Nutrition and Foods from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. She earned her Ph.D. in Health Education and Promotion in UAB’s School of Public Health. Beth is presently an assistant professor in the UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences where she teaches several undergraduate and graduate courses. She is also the director of the UAB Minor in Nutrition Sciences. She has been the patient educator in UAB’s Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Clinic since 1997. You can see Dr. Kitchin every Tuesday on Birmingham’s Fox 6 morning program Good Day Alabama. She is also a popular actress on the local Birmingham theatrical scene.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 Meals Enhancing Nutrition After Discharge: Findings from a Pilot Randomized Controlled TrialJournal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  117:599-608. 2017
    2013 Multimodal intervention to improve osteoporosis care in home health settings: Results from a cluster randomized trialOsteoporosis International.  24:2555-2560. 2013
    2013 Nutrition Counseling for Patients With Osteoporosis: A Personal ApproachJournal of Clinical Densitometry.  16:426-431. 2013
    2012 A randomized trial of a mailed intervention and self-scheduling to improve osteoporosis screening in postmenopausal womenJournal of Bone and Mineral Research.  27:2603-2610. 2012
    2012 Successful cognitive aging in HIV: Potential strategies for treatment and researchPhysical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics.  30:229-244. 2012
    2012 Neuroplasticity and successful cognitive aging: A brief overview for nursingJournal of Neuroscience Nursing.  44:218-227. 2012
    2009 Strategies for optimizing nutrition and weight reduction in physical therapy practice: The evidencePhysiotherapy Theory and Practice.  25:408-423. 2009
    2008 Osteoporosis: Handy tools for detection, helpful tips for treatmentJournal of Family Practice.  57:311-320. 2008
    2007 Not just calcium and vitamin D: Other nutritional considerations in osteoporosisCurrent Rheumatology Reports.  9:85-92. 2007
    2006 Zinc status of women with low bone mineral density who receive calcium supplementsBiological Trace Element Research.  110:211-222. 2006
    2003 Nutritional considerations in osteoporosisCurrent Opinion in Rheumatology.  15:476-480. 2003
    2001 Zinc nutriture in women with osteoporosis who receive calcium supplementsFederation proceedings.  15:A977-A977. 2001

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2006 28 - Metabolic bone disease.  554-565. 2006

    Teaching Activities

  • NTR320 - Nutrition and the Consumer (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • NTR632 - Nutr Counseling and Education (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NTR500 - Communications in Nutrition (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NTR320 - Nutrition and the Consumer (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NTR631 - Comm Intvntions for Hlthy Life (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NTR666 - Nutrit Mindful & Wellness (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NTR632 - Nutr Counseling and Education (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NTR500 - Communications in Nutrition (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NTR320 - Nutrition and the Consumer (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NTR666 - Nutrit Mindful & Wellness (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NTR632 - Nutr Counseling and Education (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NTR500 - Communications in Nutrition (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NTR320 - Nutrition and the Consumer (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NTR778 - Spec Topics in Nutrition Sci (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NTR632 - Nutr Counseling and Education (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NTR632 - Nutr Counseling and Education (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NTR500 - Communications in Nutrition (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NTR320 - Nutrition and the Consumer (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NTR626 - Consumer Issues in Nutrition (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NTR726 - Consumer Issues in Nutrition (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR320 - Nutrition and the Consumer (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR612 - Res/Tech Appl in Dietetics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR612 - Res/Tech Appl in Dietetics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PTC782 - Hlth Foc Patient/Client Mgt I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR320 - Nutrition and the Consumer (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR612 - Res/Tech Appl in Dietetics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR612 - Res/Tech Appl in Dietetics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PTC782 - Hlth Foc Patient/Client Mgt I (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR626 - Consumer Issues in Nutrition (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR726 - Consumer Issues in Nutrition (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR726 - CONSUMER ISSUES IN NUTRITION (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NTR626 - Consumer Issues in Nutrition (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NTR726 - Consumer Issues in Nutrition (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NTR726 - Consumer Issues in Nutrition (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NTR220 - Contemporary Issues in Nutr (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NTR222 - Nutrition and Health (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Public Health in Public Health Education and Promotion, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2011
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, James Madison University 1990
  • Master of Science in Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1990
  • Full Name

  • Elizabeth Kitchin