Hometown:

Miami Springs, Florida

Education:

  • B.S. Exercise Science, Appalachian State University, 2011
  • B.S. Nutrition and Foods, Appalachian State University, 2014
  • M.S. Nutrition Science, Appalachian State University, 2016

Research:

Christian's research interests include exercise and cardiometabolic adaptations to dietary nitrate (specifically beetroot juice). The effects of obesity on dietary nitrate bioavailability.

Any special interests, hobbies, or fun facts?

I enjoy doing just about anything that involves me being outside. I am an avid and competitive runner/cyclist. I also enjoy a good strenuous hike, and gardening.