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Lauren Butler

PhD in Nutrition, Epidemiology, 2016

Dissertation: Understanding associations of alcoholic beverage consumption with weight status

Advisors: Barry Popkin and Jennifer Poti

After earning her PhD at UNC-CH, Dr. Butler completed a Postdoctoral Research Associateship at the University of Florida in Gainesville from 2016–2018 in the UF Health Disparities Research and Intervention Program. She now provides outpatient nutrition counseling, mentoring, and consulting as a private practice dietitian/nutritionist at Combined Nutrition Solutions.

GFRP Publications

Associations of alcoholic beverage consumption with dietary intake, waist circumference, and body mass index in US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2012
Authors: Lauren Butler, Barry M. Popkin, Jennifer M. Poti
Published in: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, December 22 2017 2017 Dec 22 view full text

Trends in energy intake from alcoholic beverages among US adults by sociodemographic characteristics, 1989-2012
Authors: Lauren Butler, Jennifer M. Poti, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Journal Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, July 2016 view full text