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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
GRD 887CMS Community Nutr Comp Exam   Spring 2018
MPH 895Public Health CapstoneR 3:00pm-5:00pm Dizney Building 226Spring 2018
NFA 201Essentials of NutritionTR 12:30pm-1:45pm Burrier Building 203Spring 2018
NFA 403Medical Nutrition Therapy IIMWF 10:10am-11:00am Burrier Building 202CSpring 2018
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