Dr. Lori Turner
Lori W. Turner, PhD, RD is a Professor of Health Science at The University of Alabama. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Food and Nutrition and a Master of Science Degree in Health Education from Florida State University. She also earned a Masters Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida International University and a PhD from The University of Alabama in Health Education and Health Promotion. She is a Registered Dietitian and her research focuses on nutrition and chronic disease prevention, health behavior theory, and osteoporosis prevention. She developed, implemented and evaluated theory-based osteoporosis prevention programs for young and middle-aged and young women. She authored over three college health textbooks and over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals.