Gabrielle (brie) Turner-mcgrievyPhD, MS, RD
Dr. Brie Turner-McGrievy received her Master of Science degree in Nutrition and Registered Dietitian credentials from the University of Alabama in 2000. She went on to work in the area of clinical research for four years before pursuing her doctoral degree. Dr. Turner-McGrievy completed her doctoral degree in nutrition and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health. Currently, she is an associate professor at the University of South Carolina in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior and is Deputy Director of the Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles.
Dr. Turner-McGrievy’s research focuses on behavioral interventions for weight loss and the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. Dr. Turner-McGrievy has over 100 publications and has secured more than $3.5 million in grant funding. She has published research on the use of emerging technologies for weight loss and health promotion. In particular, her research has focused on the use of podcasting and social media to deliver behavioral weight-loss interventions.
She has received several awards during her nutrition career, including the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year award in 2004, the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Early Career Investigator Award for 2016, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Excellence in Weight Management Outcomes Research Award for 2017. In 2018, she was inducted as Fellow to the Obesity Society.