Nanna Meyer, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM
Nanna Meyer is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs in the Department of Health Sciences and specifically, in the Sport Nutrition Graduate Program. Her research interest in sport and exercise relates to bone health and body composition in athletes. She also conducts applied research that refines the efficacy of sport nutrition services for athletes. Nanna has been a working group member of the International Olympic Committee Medical Commission related to winter sport nutrition, body composition, health and performance, and relative energy deficiency in sport. Nanna is the past president of Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport (PINES) and has been in Olympic sport nutrition for the past 20 years. As the world's urgency to address climate change is rising, more of Nanna's time is devoted to the topic of food and environment. Nanna promotes food literacy, especially leveraging co-benefits of health and sustainability, using creative educational approaches, which her graduate students deliver to the local community. And as UCCS' Healthy Campus Nutritionist and Advisor to the UCCS' Leadership in matters of good food and healthy lifestyles on campus, Nanna supports the University's Sustainability Strategic Plan and UCCS' Dining and Hospitality Services Food Vision to promote and cultivate a sustainable food system in support of a healthy campus culture.