PHOTO: Jeremy Akers

Dr. Jeremy Akers

Dietetics, Graduate Program Director

Office: HBS 2028
Phone: 540-568-8974
Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Nutrition in Sports and Chronic Disease, Virginia Tech
  • M.S., Nutrition and Physical Activity, James Madison University
  • B.S., Clinical Dietetics, Radford University

Teaching Area

  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Nutrition and Exercise in Chronic Disease
  • Weight Management


  • Nutrition and Exercise interventions for weight management and chronic disease
  • Behavioral Theories in Weight Management
  • Nutrition Manipulation and Sport Performance


  • Spending time with my family
  • Weight lifting
  • Sports
  • Wood working
  • Hunting/fishing