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Kimberly Powell

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Program Director, Assistant Professor
(919) 530-6359
(919) 530-5227
108 Dent Human Sciences Building


On-line Masters of Nutritional Sciences


PhD in Maternal and Child Health / Epidemiology from School of Public Health at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MS in Nutritional Sciences from Columbia University
BS in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University

Registered Dietitian

Selected Experience:
-AUCD-CDC Developmental Disabilities Post-Doctoral Fellow at
CDC National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Developmental Disability Branch, Atlanta, GA 2006-2008.

-Metabolic Dietitian at Tufts-New England Medical Center, Division of Metabolism, Boston, MA 2004-2005.

-Dietitian Assistant at UNC Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetic & Metabolism, Chapel Hill, NC, 2003-2004

-Research/Nutrition Consultant at ChildrenÂ’s Hospital of Boston, Department of Medical Genetics & Metabolism, Boston, MA, 2003.

-Research Intern at North Carolina State Laboratory Public Health, Raleigh, NC, October 2002- May 2005

-Dietitian at ChildrenÂ’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 2001-2002.

Research Interests

pediatric nutrition
children with developmental disabilities and other special health care needs
inborn errors of metabolism


PhD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2006
MS Columbia University 2000
BS Cornell University 1999

Selected Publications

1. Powell, K. K., & VanNaarden Braun, K. , & Singh, R. H., & Shapira, S. K. (2010). Prevalence of developmental disabilities and receipt of special education services among children with an inborn error of metabolism. Journal of Pediatrics, 3, 420-426.
2. Powell, K. K., & Van Naarden Braun, K. , & Singh, R. H., & Shapira, S. K. (1900). Long-term speech and language developmental issues among children with Duarte galactosemia. Genetics in Medicine, 12, 874-879.
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