Ashley Roth MS, RD, LDN

 
 
Clinical Research Coordinator
Seton Hill Faculty
 
 

Bio

Serves as the Clinical Research Coordinator of three phase study aimed to evaluate the health status of college students and assess the impact of a text message based intervention on individual health goal attainment across the domains of nutrition, sleep, exercise, and stress. Study conducted in coordination with Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. Also serves as instructor to courses in Nutrition and Dietetics Coordinated Program at Seton Hill University.

About

Joined Seton Hill: 2012
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Personal Areas of Interest: Ashley loves to cook, shop, and travel.
Academic Areas of Interest: Community Nutrition, Advocacy, and Sustainable Agriculture

Education

  • Doctorate of Philosophy, Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise, Expected Graduation: Summer 2014 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg VA Faculty Advisor: Elena Serrano, PhD Dissertation Research: Nutrition Labeling on Restaurant Kid’s Menus
  • Dietetic Internship, Virginia Tech- Washington, DC, Completed May 2012 Internship focus: Public Policy and Leadership
  • Master of Science, Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise, December 2009 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg VA Faculty Advisor: Elena Serrano, PhD Thesis:A Grocery Store Intervention Designed to Increase Fruit, Vegetable, and Healthy Snack Purchases among Parents of Young Children
  • Bachelor of Science, Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise: Science of Food, Nutrition and Exercise; German Language Minor, July 2008 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg VA University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart Germany, Summer 2008

Publications

  • Ashley S. Holmes, Elena L. Serrano, Jane E. Machin, Thomas Duetsch, George C. Davis. Effect of different children’s menu labeling designs on family purchases. Appetite. (2012), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2012.05.029
  • Motley, M., Holmes AS., Hill, J., Plumb K., Zoellner J. Evaluating Community Capacity to Reduce Obesity in the Dan River Region. American Journal of Health Behavior.
  • Holmes, AS., Estabrooks, PA., Davis, G., Serrano, E. Effect of a Grocery Store Intervention on Sales of Nutritious Foods to Youth and their Families. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012;112: 897-901.

Presentations

  • Virginia Dietetic Association Annual Meeting. Blacksburg, Virginia, March 25-27. 2012. Presentation: Menu Labeling Effectiveness and Implications: From Consumer to The Bottom Line.
  • Sustainable Agriculture Education Association Annual Conference. Lexington, Kentucky, Aug. 3-5, 2011. Presentation: Heifer Honduras- A Transformative Education Experience centered around Global Hunger and Poverty.
  • International Society of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity: 2011 Annual Conference. Melbourne, Australia, June 15-18, 2011. Presentation: Effect of Nutrition Labeling of Children’s Meals on Purchases and Parent-Child Decision-Making.
  • Experimental Biology 2011.Washington, DC, April 9-13, 2011. Presentation: Effect of Nutrition Labeling of Children’s Meals on Purchases and Parent-Child Decision-Making.
  • International Society for Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity: 2010 Annual ISBNPA Meeting Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 10, 2010. Presentation: A Grocery Store Intervention Designed to Increase Fruit, Vegetable, and Healthy Snack Purchases among Parents of Young Children.
  • Atlantic Coast Conference: ACC Interdisciplinary Forum for Discovery in Life Sciences. Blacksburg, Virginia, October 6, 2010. Presentation: An Immersion in Teaching and Learning: Virginia Tech's Heifer International Spring Break Program.
  • Atlantic Coast Conference: ACC Interdisciplinary Forum for Discovery in Life Sciences. Blacksburg, Virginia, October 6, 2010. Presentation: A Grocery Store Intervention Designed to Increase Fruit, Vegetable, and Healthy Snack Purchases among Parents of Young Children.
  • Tufts University: The Future of Food and Nutrition- A Multi-Disciplinary Graduate Research Conference Boston, Massachusetts, March 28, 2009. Poster Presentation: Potential Strategies for Grocery Store to Address Childhood Overweight.