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Dr. Karina L. Christopher

MPH Director
  • MPH Director/Assistant Professor


Contact Information

  • Department: Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Office: Burrier 102
  • Mailing Address: Burrier 102
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-1165
  • Expert Areas: Food intake patterns, life course nutrition, oncology nutrition, sports nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, and Appalachian foodways.



Dr. Karina Christopher brings eight years of clinical nutrition experience to her role as the Assistant Professor in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences.  Dr. Christopher completed her doctorate at the University of Kentucky in Gerontology.  Dr. Christopher is the Director o of the MPH program and Graduate Program Coordinator for the Master of Public Health’s Public Health Nutrition concentration.  She also teaches NFA 826 Nutrition for Chronic Disease which is offered in the fall on even years. 


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
CDF 441Fam Dynamics in Adlthd & AgingTR 11:00am-12:15pm Burrier Building 206AFall 2017
GRD 887CMS Community Nutr Comp Exam   Fall 2017
NFA 402Medical Nutrition Therapy IMWF 11:15am-12:05pm Burrier Building 202CFall 2017
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