Beth Kitchin, Ph.D., R.D.N.
Assistant Professor
1675 University Blvd.
Webb 558

Birmingham, AL 35294
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Miscellaneous Information

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. 

Courses Taught
Nutrition 222 Nutrition and Health, NTR 320 Nutrition and the Consumer, NTR 500 Communications in Nutrition; NTR 632 Nutrition Counseling and Education  

Recent Publications:
Kitchin B. Osteoporosis Patients With Comorbidities: All Foods Can Fit. Today’s Geriatric Medicine, January/February 2018: 30-31.

Buys DR, Campbell AD, Godfryd A, Flood K, Kitchin E, Kilgore ML, Allocca S, Locher JL. Meals Enhancing Nutrition After Discharge (MEND): Findings from a pilot randomized controlled trial. J Acad Nutr Diet;117(4): 599-608.

Kitchin B. Nutrition Counseling for patients with osteoporosis: a personal approach. J Clin Densitom. 2013;16(4): 426-31.

Kilgore ML, Outman R, Locher JL, Allison JJ, Mudano A, Kitchin B, Saag KG & Curtis JR. Multimodal intervention to improve osteoporosis care in home health settings: results from a cluster randomized trial. Osteoporos Int. 2013;10: 2555-60.

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