Kimberly Doughty

Freelance Blog Writer & Article Writer

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Location:East Haven, Connecticut, United States
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Kimberly N. Doughty

40 Florence Ave.
New Haven, CT 06512
Phone: 203-468-9205
203-444-4365 (Mobile)
E-mail: kim.doughty@gmx.com
kdoughty@schoolph.umass.edu

EDUCATION

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 09/09- present
PhD student, Public Health Nutrition
Average GPA: 3.92

Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT 09/07- 01/10
Master of Public Health
Average GPA: 3.94
• Thesis: Nutrient content of school-bought lunches and lunches brought from home as consumed by high school students.

University of New Haven, New Haven, CT 01/05- 05/07
Bachelor of Science, *** Laude
Major: Nutrition and Dietetics

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 01/03-05/04

Boston University, Boston, MA 09/02-12/02

SKILLS

Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, SPSS, Stata

EXPERIENCE

Demand Media
Freelance Writer May 2011- present
• Write health and nutrition articles for websites including ehow.com and Livestrong.com

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
Teaching Assistant September 2009- present
• Lead undergraduate nutrition class discussion sections
• Review and grade assignments
• Assist the instructor in other activities as needed

Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, Derby, CT
Research Assistant May 2008- November 2010
• Managed research studies
• Implemented recruitment activities
• Wrote and edited research manuscripts
• Assisted with writing and editing grant proposals
• Acted as liaison to Griffin Hospital’s Institutional Review Board by coordinating application approvals
• Collected, documented, and entered data for analysis
• Conducted nutrition analyses on food diaries
• Provided nutritional consultation to study participants
Consultant Research Assistant August 2007- May 2008
• Conducted nutritional analysis on food diaries
• Scanned or manually entered research data
• Advised on nutrition-related components of research studies

Research Volunteer May 2007-August 2007
• Developed new educational materials and edited existing materials for Nutrition Detectives™ program evaluation study
• Entered study data from questionnaires and other instruments

Pomperaug District Department of Health
Intern July 2008-May 2009
• Coordinated activities related to healthy dining program
• Conducted pre-planning activities including research into existing programs, interviews with restaurant owners, and resident surveys.
• Developed, implemented, and marketed a healthy dining program
• Recruited restaurants to participate
• Designed program application and informational brochure for the public

North Haven Health and Racquet, North Haven, CT August 2006- February 2007
Nutrition Counselor/Kids’ Fitness Coordinator
• Conducted nutrition assessments for members
• Used nutrition software program to develop meal plans
• Planned, organized, and marketed fitness program for overweight children
• Designed curriculum and led parent nutrition classes

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Public Health Association, Student Member
Connecticut Public Health Association, Student Member

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Graduate Research Fellowship (Southern Connecticut State University), 2007-2008

ACADEMIC AWARDS

Eta Sigma Gamma Honor Society (Health Education), 2008

PUBLICATIONS

Katz DL, Doughty K, Ali A. Cocoa and chocolate in human health and disease. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2011 Apr. [epub ahead of print]

Katz DL, Doughty K, Njike V, Treu JA, Reynolds J, Walker J, Smith E, Katz C. A cost comparison of more and less nutritious food choices in US supermarkets. Public Health Nutr. 2011; 28:1-7.

Ma Y, Njike VY, Millet J, Dutta S, Doughty K, Treu JA, Katz DL. Effects of walnut consumption on endothelial function in type 2 diabetic subjects: a randomized controlled crossover trial. Diabetes Care. 2010;33(2):227-32.

PRESENTATIONS

Doughty, K. (2008, November). Effects of nutrition menu labeling on calorie and fat content of meals ordered at a full-service restaurant. Poster session presented at Connecticut Public Health Association Annual Meeting.

REFERENCES

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Blog Writing
Article Writing