Kimberly Doughty

Freelance Blog Writer & Article Writer

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

40 Florence Ave.
New Haven, CT 06512
Phone: 203-468-9205
203-444-4365 (Mobile)


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


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


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

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


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


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


Eta Sigma Gamma Honor Society (Health Education), 2008


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.


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.


Furnished upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing
Article Writing