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Lacey McCormack

Lacey McCormack


Associate Professor and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)

Office Building

Wagner Hall



Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 415
Health & Nutritional Sciences-Box 2275A
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Dr. McCormack is an Associate Professor and Director of the undergraduate Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD). She currently teaches graduate courses in Public Health Nutrition (NUTR 715) and Nutrition and Physical Activity Assessment and Evaluation (NUTR 751). Her research examines how the rural environment shapes diet and physical activity behaviors across the lifespan. Additionally, she serves as an evaluation expert on several SDSU Extension-led projects.

Please see CV for additional information regarding publications, funding and professional activities and awards.


McCormack CV_2018.pdf(316.2 KB)


PhD Nutrition, Exercise and Food Sciences
South Dakota State University

MPH Public Health Nutrition
University of Minnesota School of Public Health

BS Dietetics
BS Health Promotion
South Dakota State University

Academic Interests/Expertise

Public Health

Awards and Honors

2019 Priester Award for Community Health (Voices for Food)
2018 Dr. April Brooks Woman of Distinction Award
2016 College of Education and Human Sciences Outstanding Researcher
2015 Nominated for Dr. Sherwood and Elizabeth Berg Young Faculty Award
2015 South Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year

Professional Memberships

International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (2017-Present)

South Dakota Public Health Association (2013-present)
-Board Member, Treasurer (2013-2015)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2004-present)
-Nutrition & Dietetics Educators Practice Group
-Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group
-Research Practice Group

South Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2004-present)
-Board member, House of Delegates (2019-present)
-Board member, Public Policy Coordinator (2013-2017)
-Chair, Public Policy Panel (2014-2017)
-Member, Scholarship Committee (2015-2016)

Applications of Research

Please view my CV and and professional links (PubMed, Publons, LinkedIn) for more information about about my scientific contributions.



PubMed BibliographyPublons ProfileLinkedIn ProfileSD State Nutrition and Dietetics

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