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  1. 1. Curriculum Vitae Beverly Nesbit, M.A., R.D., LDN Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University P.O. Box 7868 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109 Work Phone: 336-758-4272; Work Fax: 336-758-4680; E-mail: nesbitba@wfu.edu EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Institution Management, East Carolina University, 1982 Master of Arts, Adult Education, East Carolina University, 1986 PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION, LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION Commission on Dietetics Registration since 1986; North Carolina Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist since 1992; University of Miami Course in the Protection of Human Research Subjects recertification in March 2007; American Heart Association recertification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in September 2007. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC Research Project Manager, Department of Health and Exercise Science, 2006 – Present Coordinate, lead, and monitor the Cooperative Lifestyle Intervention Program (CLIP), a five-year nutrition and activity lifestyle behavioral intervention for obese, older adults with cardiovascular disease in four North Carolina counties. Research Program Coordinator, 2001 – 2005 Coordinator for the EQUAL II (Exercise and Quality of Life II), BRIDGE (Bringing Diabetes General Education To Life), and RESTORE (Research On Optimal Recovery Practices in Breast Cancer) trials including administrative work directed toward the design, implementation, and evaluation of each project. Senior Nutritionist, 1999-2001 Implemented the nutrition program protocol and intervention delivery for ADAPT (Arthritis Diet and Activity Promotion Trial). Directed related support staff and student
  2. 2. assistants, and data collection. Assisted with writing grant proposals, reports, and publications, and project quality control monitoring. Body Check Health and Fitness, Winston-Salem, NC Private Practice Nutritionist, 1999-2000 Provided nutrition counseling and education to club members. Gambro Healthcare, Charlottesville, VA Consultant Dietitian, 1995-1998 Developed, implemented, and evaluated nutrition care standards and protocols for facility and provided nutrition education and counseling for both acute and end stage renal disease patients of all modalities. Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX Clinical Nutrition Specialist, 1993-1995 Provided outpatient nutrition care for adult and pediatric nephrology, adult and pediatric renal transplant, pediatric dialysis, pediatric hypertension, and gastric surgery clinics, the Hermann Women's Center, and privately referred patients. Serve as consultant dietitian to the University Center Research Center. Southern Living Magazine, Birmingham, AL Editorial Contributor, 1993-1994 Developed and tested recipes, and prepared story leads for the monthly "On the Light Side" section. Southern Living Magazine, Birmingham, AL Assistant Foods Editor, 1992-1993 Researched and produced food features for Southern Living and Progressive Farmer magazines, and other special interest publications. Nutrition and Health Promotion Division, Forsyth County Health Department, Winston-Salem, NC Director, 1989-1992 Supervised the delivery of nutrition services for high-risk populations and community agencies, and the cardiovascular health promotion program for county employees and local businesses. Forsyth County Health Department, Winston-Salem, NC Health Promotion Coordinator, 1988-1989 Developed and coordinated the cardiovascular health promotion program for county employees and local businesses. Provided nutrition counseling and education for agency clinics and staff, and the community. Pitt Internal and Renal Medicine Associates, Ltd., Greenville, NC Clinical Dietitian, 1982-1988
  3. 3. Provided nutrition care for acute and end stage renal disease patients of all modalities, and counseled private practice referrals. Develop and taught serial weight management programs for local businesses, and provide nutrition counseling services at Pitt County Health Department on a contractual basis. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITY American Dietetic Association, 1982-Present Practice Groups: Dietitians in Business 1989-1992, Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists 1992-1993, Renal Practice Group, 1995-2000, and Weight Management an Healthy Aging, 2006-Present State Affiliates and Offices: North Carolina Dietetic Association, 1982-Present (Position: 1989-1992 Board of Directors); North Carolina Dietetic Association Foundation Board, 2001-2004, Texas Dietetic Association, 1993-1995, Virginia Dietetic Association, 1995-1998 (Positions: 1999 Annual Meeting Program and Exhibits Committee. Solicited over $8000 for speaker sponsors and stipends.) District Associations & Offices: Winston-Salem District Dietetic Association, 1988-1992 and 1998-Present Positions: President-elect and President, 1989-1992 and Secretary and Newsletter Editor, 1999-2001); Houston-Area Dietetics Association, 1993-1995 (Position: Public Affairs Committee Chair, 1994); Blue Ridge District Dietetic Association, 1995-1998 (Positions: Nominating and Scholarships Committees). State Councils: North Carolina Council on Renal Nutrition/National Kidney Foundation, 1982 – 1988 and 1999 – 2000; Virginia Council on Renal Nutrition, 1995-1998 (Positions: Treasurer and 1998 Biennial Meeting Program Committee Chair). AHEA Home Economists in Business, Birmingham Affiliate, 1992-1993 American Diabetes Association, 1992-1993 American Home Economics Association, 1992-1993 American Running and Fitness Association, 1992-1993 American Public Health Association, 1989-1992 Association for Fitness in Business, 1989-1992 SCHOLASTIC & PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS
  4. 4. Dean's Award Outstanding contributor to the Department of Home Economics, East Carolina University, 1982 Phi Upsilon Omicron National Home Economics Honorary, 1982 Kappa Delta Pi, National Education Honorary, 1986 U.S. Department of Health and Human Service Community Health Promotion Program Letter of Recognition Awarded to Forsyth County Health Department’s HealthKick program for accomplishments in community-based health promotion programming, 1990 North Carolina Public Health Association, Adult Health Promotion Section's Outstanding Agency Awarded to Forsyth County Health Department's Nutrition and Health Promotion Division for outstanding community-based health promotion programming, 1990 Founding Member of the Forsyth County Council on Physical Fitness and Health 1991 SELECTED ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS Mori, Yukari, Brubaker, P.H., Nesbit, B.A., Williams, Christie M., Tanaka, H., Rejeski, W. J. Pattern of Physical Activity in Overweight/Obese Older Adults with CVD or the Metabolic Syndrome. Abstract presented at the 2003 Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Atlanta, GA 2/07. Namde, M., Miller, G.D., Mihalko, S., Nesbit, B.A., and Sevick, M.A. Resting Energy Expenditure in Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Chronic Renal Insufficiency. Abstract presented at the 2003 Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Atlanta, GA 2/03. Poster Presentation: (Mihalko SL, Hutton SL, Miller GD, Nesbit BA, and Sevick MA) “Perceptions of Control and Social Cognitive Theory: Understanding Adherence to a Diabetes Treatment Regimen.” Abstract presented at the 2003 Southeast Region of the American College of Sports Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 1/03. Miller, G.D., Watson, T.C., Nesbit, B.A., Moser, P., Williamson, J.D. Messier, S.P. Relationship of Self-Monitoring Techniques and Weight Loss in Older Adults. Poster presented at the 2001 Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, MD 6/01.
  5. 5. “Calcium: Why You Need It, Where To Get It”, Presentation for Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center’s Best Health at Hanes Mall, February, 2004. “Accommodating Renal Diets in Long Term Care Facilities”, Presentation at the State Dietary Managers Association Annual Meeting, Charlottesville, VA October, 1997. “Renal Diet Therapy: What To Do and What’s New”, Presentation at the Blue Ridge District Dietetic Association Spring Conference, Harrisonburg, VA, April 1997. “Nutrition Intervention for Cholesterol Management”, Presentation at the Regional Public Health Nursing Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, March 1989. “Compliance Defiance”, Presentation at the Eastern District Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, March, 1988. “Worksite Nutrition Programming”, Presentation for the Greenville Health and Safety Council, November, 1987. PUBLICATIONS Under Review Kirk, J.K., Raggio, G.A., Nesbit, B.A., Davis, S.W., Mihalko, S.L., Miller, G.D., and Sevick, M.A. Individualized enhanced adherence intervention study in adults with diabetes (letter). Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 2007 (in press). Published Harris, N.G., Nesbit, B.A. and Koscianski, L.M. Meal Planning for Kidney Disease. Renal diet instructional booklet in pictures developed for use with renal patients with limited reading ability. Original artwork by East Coast Creative Designs. Copyright 1987. Harris, N.G. and Nesbit, B.A. Your Renal Diet audiovisual. Available in slides and cassette, or videocassette. Developed to instruct patients on use of the Your Renal Diet booklet. Graphics by the Center for Medical Communication, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Copyright 1984. Nesbit, B.A. and Harris, N.G. Your Renal Diet. Diet instructional booklet developed and published for use with renal and renal-diabetic patients. Copyright 1983. Harris, N.G. and Nesbit, B.A. Renal Nutrition. Audiovisual available in slides and cassette, or videocassette. Created for use in education for end stage renal disease patients. Graphics by Center for Medical Communication, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Copyright 1983.
  6. 6. MEDIA APPEARANCES Quoted in “Lurking Pounds; Turkey Dressing and Pie, Oh My! Advice Can Help Avoid Holiday Weight Gain Sigh”; Winston - Salem Journal; Nov 20, 2001. Editorial Coordinator, “Food & Fitness: Health for a Lifetime,” a Winston-Salem Journal National Nutrition Month Special Advertising Section, March 9, 2000. Interview, KTRH, Houston, TX. Guest expert on one-hour radio segment on Summer Food Fun and Safety, May 1994. Interview, WSJS, Winston-Salem, NC. One-hour call-in radio talk show on Salt and Blood Pressure Management, February 1992. Author, “Foods for a Time Famine,” Medical Matters, Vol. 1, No. 2, March 1991. Interview, WSJS, Winston-Salem, NC. One-hour call-in radio talk show on Keeping Your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution, January 1990.