Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Amy Taetzsch is a proud alumna of the University of New Hampshire Nutrition Program. After UNH, her work as a dietitian focused on promoting nutrition and lifestyle changes in a variety of settings including the community, hospital clinics, national and international research trials, and telehealth.

    Dr. Taetzsch joined the UNH Nutrition Program faculty in 2019 and became the Director of the Masters of Science with Dietetic Internship in 2020. She is an enthusiastic educator dedicated to helping and mentoring others. Her research interests revolve around behavior change, in particular how we can sustain behavior and elicit favorable health outcomes.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2020 Food cravings: Associations with dietary intake and metabolic health.Appetite.  152:104711. 2020
    2019 Development of a Videoconference-Adapted Version of the Community Diabetes Prevention Program, and Comparison of Weight Loss With In-Person Program Delivery.Military Medicine.  184:647-652. 2019
    2018 Measured energy content of frequently purchased restaurant meals: multi-country cross sectional study.British Medical Journal BMJ (Clinical research ed.).  363:k4864. 2018
    2018 Are Gluten-Free Diets More Nutritious? An Evaluation of Self-Selected and Recommended Gluten-Free and Gluten-Containing Dietary Patterns.Nutrients.  10:1881-1881. 2018
    2017 Effect of a Combined Tai Chi, Resistance Training and Dietary Intervention on Cognitive Function in Obese Older Women.The Journal of frailty & aging.  6:167-171. 2017
    2016 Cognitive status and cardio-metabolic risk of patients with acquired brain injury and Parkinson's disease.Disability and Health Journal.  9:134-139. 2016
    2015 Impact of a program of Tai Chi plus behaviorally based dietary weight loss on physical functioning and coronary heart disease risk factors: a community-based study in obese older women.Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics.  34:50-65. 2015
    2015 Impact on Diet Quality and Resilience in Urban Community Dwelling Obese Women with a Nutrition and Physical Activity InterventionThe Journal of Aging Research & Clinical Practice.  4:102-108. 2015
    2014 The combined effects of tai chi, resistance training, and diet on physical function and body composition in obese older women.Journal of Aging Research.  2014:657851. 2014
    Impact on Diet Quality and Resilience in Urban Community Dwelling Obese Women with a Nutrition and Physical Activity Intervention

    Conference Proceeding

    Year Title
    2017 Association of Rates of Obesity with Voting Patterns in the 2016 Presidential ElectionFASEB Journal. 2017
    2017 Pilot Study on Influencing Healthy Food Acceptance in Young Children Through Play-Based Activities and Food ExposuresFASEB Journal. 2017
    2014 Effects of Tai Chi, Resistance Training and Diet on Body Fat in Obese Older Women.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Medicine and science in sports. 226-226. 2014
    2014 Effects of Tai Chi, Resistance Training, and Diet on Physical Function in Obese Older WomenMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Medicine and science in sports. 133-133. 2014
    2014 Diet quality in community dwelling obese women following a behavioral-based diet, tai chi, and resistance training interventionFASEB Journal. 2014
    2013 The Effects of Behaviorally-Based Diet Education and Tai-Chi on Dietary Intake and Resiliency in Community Dwelling Older AdultsFASEB Journal. 2013

    Teaching Activities

  • Nutritional Assessment Taught course 2020
  • Nutritional Assessment Taught course 2020
  • Nutritional Assessment Taught course 2020
  • Nutritional Assessment Taught course 2020
  • Undergrad Teaching Experience Taught course 2020
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutr Health & Well Being Lab Taught course 2019
  • Nutrition Health & Well Being Taught course 2019
  • Nutrition Health & Well Being Taught course 2019
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Nutrition: Dietetics, University of New Hampshire
  • M.S. Nutrition Sciences, University of Rhode Island
  • Ph.D. Nutrition Science, Tufts University
  • Full Name

  • Amy Taetzsch