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Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center



Lisa Gaetke, Ph.D., RD

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          Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Contact Information

Training and Publications

University of Kentucky Research Summary (PDF)
Room 119 Funkhouser Building Publication Listing on PubMed
160 Funkhouser Drive  
Lexington, KY 40506-0054  
Telephone: 859-257-1031  
Fax: 859-257-3707  

Research Interests

Dr. Gaetke is engaged in both clinical and basic research related to medical nutrition therapy. her research projects have included nutrition programs for individuals exposed to environmental contaminants, decreased appetite and weight loss in adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease, zinc and copper mineral metabolism, and evaluation of medical nutrition therapy intervention in improving health outcomes of diabetes and heart disease patients. Her educational background in nutrition and foods is combined with credentialing and licensing as a registered dietician.
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