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Laura K.

Guyer, PhD, MEd, RDN


Curriculum Vitae
Faculty page: https://people.clas.ufl.edu/lkguyer
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/laura-guyer

OFFICE
Address: 205 Ustler Hall
Box 117352
Gainesville, FL 32611-7352
Phone: 352-273-0385 (Mobile) 352-332-0523
Email: lkguyer@ufl.edu

EDUCATION
1997 Post-Doctoral Coursework
Multicultural Counseling
University of Florida

1996 Post-Doctoral Coursework


Introduction to Counseling
Reformed Theological Seminary
Orlando, FL

1987 Doctor of Philosophy, University of Florida


Department: Educational Leadership
Specialization: Curriculum and Instruction
Minors: Human Nutrition and Exercise Science
Dissertation: Relationships among Self-esteem, Psychological Type and Weight History as a
Basis for Individualizing Instruction for Successful Weight Reduction and Maintenance

1981 Master of Education, University of Florida


Specialization: Vocational, Technical and Adult Education

1978 American Dietetic Association Internship, Alachua General Hospital, Inc.

1977 Bachelor of Science, University of Florida


Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition
Specialization: Dietetics

REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATIONS
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (R513368)
HIPAA for Research
Human Subjects Research, CITI Program

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
2015 pres. Affiliate Associate Professor Bob Graham Center for Public Service
University of Florida

2014 pres. Adjunct Associate Professor College of Public Health and Health Professions
University of Florida
2013 pres. Sr. Lecturer College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Center for Womens Studies and Gender Research
University of Florida

2011-13 Courtesy Associate Professor College of Medicine and


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
University of Florida

2010-12 Courtesy Associate Professor College of Public Health and Health Professions
Dept. Behavioral Science and Community Health
University of Florida

1995-98 Associate Professor and Program College of Agriculture


Director (tenured) Food Science and Human Nutrition Department
Didactic Program in Dietetics and Combined
Masters Degree Dietetic Internship
University of Florida

198894 Assistant Professor and Program College of Agriculture


Director Food Science and Human Nutrition Department
Didactic Program in Dietetics and Combined
Masters Degree Dietetic Internship
University of Florida

1988 Adjunct Instructor Santa Fe Community College


Department of Health Professions

CLINICAL AND COMMUNITY POSITIONS


2005 09 Consultant Dietitian Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging (dba Elder
Options, Inc.)

200113 Associate Director Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc.

19992001 Vice President Engineering THE LAW, Inc.

198788 Consultant Dietitian Lake Butler Hospital and Hand Surgery Center

198384 Consultant Dietitian Oak View Care Center

198284 Program Director and Wellness Alachua General Hospital Center for Health & Fitness
Nutritionist

198088 Consultant Dietitian Williston Memorial Hospital

197881 Clinical Dietitian Alachua General Hospital, Inc.

GRANTS & FUNDED PROJECTS


Title: Community Resource Paramedicine: An Innovative Approach to Meeting the
Needs of Gainesvilles Most Vulnerable Populations
Sponsor: UF - City of Gainesville Research Award
Dates: May, 2017 May, 2018
Award: $50,000
Role: Co-Investigator

Title: Reducing Oral Health Disparities among Children in Alachua County Through
Needs Assessment and Information Resource Development (in review)
Sponsor: NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities
Dates: July 2017 June 2020
Award: $300,000
Role: Co-Investigator

Title: Womens Health/Sex and Gender Differences Outreach Project


Dates: March 2013 - September 2013 and February 2014 September 2014
Sponsor: National Library of Medicine/NIH Office of Research on Womens Health
Award: $100,000 ($50,000 per cycle)
Role: Project Collaborator

Title: University of Florida Health Disparities Training Pipeline: Medical Service to the
Underserved
Dates: September 1, 2012 May 31, 2013
Sponsor: Jessie Ball DuPont Fund
Award: $165,000
Role: Investigator/Program Administrator

Title: Collegiate Health Service Corps Program Expansion Project Continuation


Dates: March 4, 2012 August 17, 2012
Sponsor: University of Florida, College of Medicine
Award: $2,500
Role: Principal Investigator/Program Director

Title: Collegiate Health Service Corps Program Expansion Project


Dates: September 17, 2010 March 3, 2012
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps and National
AHEC Organization
Award: $100,000
Role: Principal Investigator/Program Director

Title: Consumer Survey of Vitamin, Mineral and Herbal Supplement Use Nationwide
Dates: December, 1994 March, 1995
Sponsor: New Paradigm Ventures
Award: $24,000
Role: Co-Investigator

Title: Clinical Centers for the Clinical Trial and Observational Study of the Womens
Health Initiative East.
Dates: September 30, 1994 August 6, 1998
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Award: $8,789,848
Role: Investigator/Lead Nutritionist
Title: A Model Program to Reduce Foodborne Illness for Compromised Individuals
Dates: July 1, 1991 June 30, 1993
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Award: $29,100
Role: Co-Investigator

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND RESEARCH STIPENDS


Title: An Investigation of the Cultural, Social and Environmental Barriers to
Participation in the Living Healthy with Chronic Conditions Program in Alachua
County
Sponsor: University Scholars Program
Partners: UF Diabetes Institute and Elder Options, Inc. (regional Area Agency on Aging)
Students: Apara Agarwal, http://scholars.ufl.edu/Apara-Agarwal.aspx
Award: $1,750
Role: Principal Investigator and Research Mentor

Title: Identification of Barriers to Medical and Health Careers by Floridas Hispanic


Americans
Sponsor: University Scholars Program
Partners: Health Occupations Students of America
Students: Shalini Nair, http://www.scholars.ufl.edu/Shalini-Nair.aspx
Award: $1,750
Role: Principal Investigator and Research Mentor

Title: Evaluation of Mental Health Needs and Educational Resources in Alachua


County [IRB IRB201701645]
Sponsor: UF College of Medicine, Discovery Pathways Program
Partners: Meridian Behavioral Health and Gainesville Fire Rescue
Students: Joanne Alfred
Award: $2,000
Role: PI and Research Mentor

Title: An Assessment of the Literacy, Health Literacy and Education Needs of Low
Income, Uninsured Patients Attending the Samaritans Clinic
Dates: July 2014 - June 2015
Sponsor: University of Florida Reuben Askew Scholars Program
Award: $5,000.00
Role: Principal Investigator and Undergraduate Student Faculty Mentor

Title: The Impact of a Nutrition Unit in the Health Curriculum


Dates: January, 1992 August, 1992
Sponsor: Gilchrist County School Board
Award: $1,500
Role: Principal Investigator

Title: Annual Scholarship in Graduate Dietetic Education


Dates: 1992
Sponsor: Weight Watchers International
Award: $500
Role: Principal Investigator
Title: Annual Scholarship in Graduate Dietetic Education
Dates: 1991
Sponsor: Weight Watchers International
Award: $500
Role: Principal Investigator

PUBLICATIONS & CREATIVE WORKS


Books
RL Guyer, LK Guyer. Guide to State Legislative Lobbying. Engineering THE LAW, Inc. Gainesville, FL.
2000. [206 pages]

LK Guyer (Editor). Handbook of Medical Nutrition Therapy: The Florida Diet Manual. The Florida
Dietetic Association. Tallahassee, FL. 1995. [~100 contributors, 773 pages]

Book Chapters
LK Guyer. Performance Based Nutrition Education. Advanced Topics of Nutrition and Food Systems.
ASPEN Publishers, Inc. 1997.

Refereed Articles (underline denotes students)


LK Guyer, ML Wayne, NS Hardt. (2017). Undergraduate minor in health disparities in society: a magnet for
under-represented pre-professional students. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. DOI: 10.1007/s40615-017-
0391-8. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs40615-017-0391-8.pdf.

AC Goosen, LK Guyer, LB Bobroff. An evaluation of the Be Wise about Your Portion Size nutrition
education program. Florida Public Health Review. 2010; 7:106-110.

AL Pasanen, EE Edwards, LG Annis, LK Guyer, AG Winterstein. The influence of age on knowledge and
medication usage by persons attending rural north Florida clinics. Florida Public Health Review. 2006;3:8-
15.

PR Fuller, MG Perri, EA Leermakers, LK Guyer. Effects of a personalized system of skill acquisition and an
educational program in the treatment of obesity. Addictive Behaviors. 1998; 23:97-100.

LB Bobroff, LL Christian, LS Lieberman, LK Guyer, C Frazee. Encouraging elementary school children to


eat breakfast. Journal of Nutrition Education. 1996; 28:295-296.

EE Ross, LK Guyer, J Varnes, GE Rodrick. Molluscan shellfish safety education: A necessity for high risk
individuals. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 1994; 94:312-314.

JS Weisenberger, LK Guyer, LB Bailey. A weight control guide for smokers trying to quit. Journal of
Nutrition Education. 1993; 25:367-369D.

LK Guyer, RR Roht, CK Probart, LB Bobroff. Broadening the scope of dietetic practice through research.
Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 1993; 8:26-32.

CE Bandy, LK Guyer, JE Perkin, CK Probart, GE Rodrick. Nutrition attitudes and practices of HIV-infected
individuals in south Florida. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 1993; 93:70-72.
PC Cannella, EK Bowser, LK Guyer, PR Borum. Current feeding practices and nutrition recommendations
by dietitians treating infants with cystic fibrosis. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 1993; 93:
297-300.

E Ennis, C Bandy, GE Rodrick, L Guyer. A survey to determine the prevalence of raw oyster consumption in
high risk individuals. Proceedings of Tropical and Subtropical Fisheries Technology Society of the Americas.
1991;39-45.

Refereed Abstracts
SN Taylor, B Vogel, L Thompson, L Guyer, K Parker, A Walker. To refer or not to refer: An evaluation of
provider perceptions of barriers to diabetes self-management programs. Scientific Sessions Meeting Planning
Committee, Moderated Poster Discussion, Experience New Horizons in Diabetes. American Diabetes
Association 77th Scientific Session. San Diego, CA. June 9-13, 2017. https://app.core-
apps.com/tristar_ada17/abstract/d3016ab14c7d6f32fbcf1a9da1d5baab

AF Walker, K Parker, LK Guyer, H Morris, S Taylor. Who are the no shows to diabetes education?
Challenging assumptions about sociodemographic patterns and adherence in clinical settings. American
Diabetes Association 76th Scientific Session. New Orleans, LA. June 10-14, 2016.
http://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/4008/presentation/35289

EM Tolson, LK Guyer, LB Bailey. A comparison of inexpensive nutrient analysis software programs for the
microcomputer. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 1994; 94:A-77.

KL Pierce, LK Guyer, LB Bobroff, M Miller, MJ Cantrell. The effectiveness of nutrition education in high
school students in a rural county. Florida Dietetic Association. 1993; 14:A-6.

PC Cannella, EK Bowser, LK Guyer. Infant feeding practices among CF Centers. Pediatric Pulmonology.
1992; Supp. 8:310.

ZG Hodor, LK Guyer, LB Bobroff, LS Lieberman, D Miller. Nutrition knowledge and weight control
practices of teens in Gilchrist County. Florida Dietetic Association. 1992; 3:A-6.

SA Holmes, LK Guyer, CK Probart. Food allergies, nutrition practices and children with asthma. Florida
Dietetic Association. 1992; 3:A-7.

JR Ferrante, CK Probart, LK Guyer. Use of focus groups to study nutrition knowledge, attitudes and
behavior of male blue-collar workers. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 1992; 92:A-73.

KA Reavis, LB Bailey, LK Guyer, RG Marks. Dietary intake of a healthy ambulatory elderly population.
Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 1991; 91:A-26.

PS Cowing, EK Bowser, LK Guyer. A survey of nutrition recommendations for infants with cystic fibrosis.
Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 1991; 91:A-119.

CE Bandy, LK Guyer, JE Perkin, CK Probart. Prevalence and use of unproven nutrition therapies among
HIV-infected individuals in South Florida. Florida Dietetic Association. 1991; 2:A-1.

KM Hjerpe, LK Guyer, CK Probart. Socioeconomic factors associated with pediatric undernutrition in


Alachua County. Florida Dietetic Association. 1991; 2:A-2.
BF Buswell, LK Guyer, CK Probart. Nutrition knowledge of north central Florida public health nurses.
Florida Dietetic Association. 1991; 2:A-4.

RR Roht, LK Guyer, CK Probart. Research activities and attitudes among clinical dietitians in Florida.
Florida Dietetic Association. 1991; 2:A-5.

KA Astrachan, LK Guyer, CK Probart, LS Lieberman, LB Bobroff. Nutrition knowledge, attitudes, and


dietary practices of female collegiate tennis players. Florida Dietetic Association. 1991; 2:A-6

LK Guyer, SM Zoll. Sequential learning activities to enhance nutrition education. Journal of The American
Dietetic Association. 1983; 83(9suppl): 173-174.

Nonrefereed Publications
LK Guyer. Implicit Bias and Health Disparities. GrahamCentral: Bob Graham Center for Public Service.
Summer, 2017: 12. http://en.calameo.com/read/000675738e2f229982dc7

LK Guyer. Preceptor Profile: Brendan Shortley. News and Views of the Center for Gender, Sexualities and
Womens Studies Research. 2016; 26(2): 7. https://sites.clas.ufl.edu/wst/files/WST-Spring-2015e.pdf

LK Guyer. Preceptor Profile: Trish White. News and Views of the Center Womens Studies and Gender
Research. 2014; 26(1): 8. https://sites.clas.ufl.edu/wst/files/WST-Spring-2016e.pdf

LK Guyer. Alum Spotlight: from Small Town to Big Picture. News and Views of the Center Womens Studies
and Gender Research. 2015; 25(2): 5. https://sites.clas.ufl.edu/wst/files/Fall-2015e.pdf

LK Guyer. Preceptor Profile: Naomi Ardjomand-Kermani. News and Views of the Center Womens Studies
and Gender Research. 2014; 25(2): 11. https://sites.clas.ufl.edu/wst/files/Fall-2015e.pdf

LK Guyer. LGBTQ is a Social Justice Issue. News and Views of the Center Womens Studies and Gender
Research. 2014; 25(1): 3. https://sites.clas.ufl.edu/wst/files/WST-Spring-2015e.pdf

LK Guyer. Preceptor Profile: Robin Lewy. News and Views of the Center Womens Studies and Gender
Research. 2014; 25(1): 9. https://sites.clas.ufl.edu/wst/files/WST-Spring-2015e.pdf

LK Guyer. Health Disparities: Changing the Delivery of Health Care. News and Views of the Center
Womens Studies and Gender Research. 2014; 24(2): 8. https://sites.clas.ufl.edu/wst/files/Fall-2014e.pdf

LK Guyer. Preceptor Profile: Candice King. News and Views of the Center Womens Studies and Gender
Research. 2014; 24(2): 7. https://sites.clas.ufl.edu/wst/files/Fall-2014e.pdf

LK Guyer. Undergraduate Honors, Spring 2014: Nhi Ma Do. News and Views of the Center Womens
Studies and Gender Research. 2014; 24(1): 8. https://sites.clas.ufl.edu/wst/files/WST-Spring-2014.pdf

LK Guyer. Client/Participant Evaluation, Program Evaluation and Annotated Websites In: Eat Better
for Le$$ Resource Manual. Tallahassee: Florida. Florida Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee. 8 pgs.
2010.

LK Guyer. Build a Better Nutrition Program: A Final Report. Suwannee River Area Health Education
Center and Elder Options. 157 pgs. 2009.
LK Guyer. Staff/Instructor Evaluation, Client/Student Evaluation and Annotated Websites. In: Fruits
& Veggies More Matters Resource Manual. Tallahassee: Florida. Florida Interagency Food and Nutrition
Committee. 3 pgs. 2007. http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/wic/nutrition-materials/fruits-
and-veggies-more-matters/_documents/more-matters-manual-01-60.pdf

M Dailey, LK Guyer, S Valley, K Gant. Quit Smoking Now: Participant Handbook. Florida Area Health
Education Centers Network. 78 pgs. 2007.

S Valley, LK Guyer, K Gant. Facilitators Guide to the Quit Smoking Now Curriculum. Florida Area
Health Education Centers Network. 78 pgs. 2007.

LK Guyer. Annotated Websites. In: Mooove to Lowfat Dairy Resource Manual. Tallahassee: Florida.
Florida Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee. 10 pgs. 2006. http://wellnessproposals.com/wellness-
library/nutrition/nutrition-program-move-to-low-fat-dairy/

LK Guyer Evaluation and Annotated Websites about Portion Control. Be Wise about Your Portion Size
Resource Manual. Tallahassee: Florida. Florida Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee. 6 pgs. 2005.

LK Guyer. Project IMPACT: Final Program Evaluation. Florida Area Health Education Center Network.
102 pgs. 2005.

LG Annis, LK Guyer. Clinical pharmacies make a difference in rural communities. Annual Report: The
Florida Area Health Education Centers Network. 2004: 6-7.

LK Guyer. Campaign Evaluation and Healthy Snacks and Physical Activity Websites. In: Snack Smart
Move More Resource Manual. Tallahassee: Florida. Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee. 7 pgs. 2004.
http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/wic/nutrition-materials/snack-smart-move-
more/_documents/ssmm-manual.pdf

LK Guyer, BE Richardson. SRAHEC: SOUP feeds the soul. Annual Report: The Florida Area Health
Education Centers Network. 2003: 6.

LK Guyer. 5-A-Day the Florida Way! Kit Evaluation. In: 5-A-Day the Florida Way! Resource Manual.
Tallahassee: Florida. Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee. 1 pg. 2003.
http://wellnessproposals.com/wellness-library/nutrition/nutrition-program-5-a-day-tool-kit/

LK Guyer. Mooove to Lowfat and Fat Free Milk Campaign Evaluation. In: MOOOVE to Low Fat and
Fat Free Milk Campaign Resource Manual. Tallahassee: Florida. Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee.
2 pgs. 2002.

LK Guyer, AP Vickery, et al. Florida Injury Prevention Program for Seniors (FLIPS) Resource Manual.
Florida Department of Elder Affairs. 121 pgs. 2002.

LK Guyer, RL Guyer. Now that Lobby Day has passed. . . NACCB Monitor. 2001;(June/July):9-10.

LK Guyer. The power of one. American Occupational Therapy Association State Policy Department
Newsletter. 2001; 3(1): 3-5.

LK Guyer, RL Guyer. 14 steps to lobbying success. ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners.
2001; 17(2): 27, 30.
RL Guyer, LK Guyer. How to lobby your state legislature to promote health care change. ADVANCE for
Managers of Respiratory Care. 2001; 10(1): 54, 72.

LK Guyer, RL Guyer. Who has the real legislative power in your state? ADVANCE for Occupational
Therapy Practitioners. 2000; 16(25): 23, 26.

RL Guyer, LK Guyer. How to lobby your state legislature to promote health care change. ADVANCE for
Directors in Rehabilitation. 2000; 9(7): 13, 18, 71.

LK Guyer. New revolution: Changing legislative environment presents new opportunities [Part II]. Health
Care Food & Nutrition Focus Newsletter. 2000; 16(11): 10-12.

LK Guyer. New revolution: Changing legislative environment presents new opportunities [Part I]. Health
Care Food & Nutrition Focus Newsletter. 2000; 16(10): 1, 3-4.

LK Guyer, RL Guyer. How to Successfully Lobby Your State Legislature: Participant Workbook.
Engineering THE LAW, Inc. Gainesville, FL. 75 pgs. 2000.

LK Guyer. Selecting materials for patient education. Health Care Food & Nutrition Focus Newsletter. 1998;
15(2): 1, 3-4.

LK Guyer. The Combined Master's Degree - Dietetic Internship Program Self-Study. Food Science and
Human Nutrition Department. 365 pgs. 1997.

LK Guyer. The Dietetic Intern-Graduate Students Handbook. Food Science and Human Nutrition
Department. 20 pgs. 1997.

LK Guyer. Lets Get Registered: The Undergraduate Students Guide to Dietetic Internships Handbook.
Food Science and Human Nutrition Department. 20 pgs. 1997.

LK Guyer. Didactic Program in Dietetics at the University of Florida: The Five Year Evaluation
Document. Food Science and Human Nutrition Department. 51 pgs. 1996.

LK Guyer, R Jackson. Interactive patient education. Hospital Food and Nutrition Focus Newsletter. 1996;
12: 6-8.

ML Tamplin, LK Guyer, LB Bobroff, et al. Educational Programs to Reduce Foodborne Illness for High-
Risk Individuals. University of Florida. 1995.

LK Guyer. Dietetics. Florida Health Careers. University of Florida Area Health Education Centers
Programs. 1995-96; 18-20.

LJ Beaulieu, LK Guyer, RH Schmidt, EP Schumacher, MJ Scichhitano. Supplement use among US adults:


A technical report. June 1995.

LJ Beaulieu, LK Guyer, RH Schmidt, MJ Scichhitano. Supplement use among US adults: A national study.
May 1995.

LK Guyer. UF Graduate Students Educate Youth About Food Choices. 1993 Exploration and Connection.
College of Agriculture. University of Florida. p. 10.
LK Guyer. Dietetics. Florida Health Careers. University of Florida Area Health Education Centers
Programs. 1993, 18-20.

M McGhee, LK Guyer, et al. Report of the Task Force on Undergraduate Curricula Development.
University of Florida, College of Agriculture. Academic Programs Publication Series Number 13. 1993.

CT West, ML Tamplin, LK Guyer, LB Bobroff. Keep Your Infant's Food Safe. IFAS Extension Project
Number 91-EFSQ-1-4032. 1991.

I Valentin-Oquendo, L Schmidt, ML Tamplin, LK Guyer, LB Bobroff. Safe Food Practices for Persons
Most Susceptible to Foodborne Disease. IFAS Extension Project Number 91-ESFQ-1-4032. 1991.

C Frey, LK Guyer, SG Zoll, R LeFavi. Health in Motion Handbook. AGH Center for Health and Fitness.
Gainesville, FL. 23 pgs. 1984.

ONLINE INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES


Alachua County Health and Social Services Resource Guide. 2017. https://com-
acrcp.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2017/07/2017-Alachua-County-Community-Resource-Guide.pdf

Health Literacy and the Health Professions. BMS 6812 Putting Families First. 2016.
https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/c675c3c52d1542b8b176c0d00eb0b4061d.

Health Literacy. 2016. http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/health_literacy.

Health Disparities. 2015. http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/health_disparities.

PRESENTATIONS
National
Black health matters: Counteracting state violence and disposability in health research and pedagogy.
National Women's Studies Association 2017 Conference: 40 Years After Combahee: Feminist Scholars
and Activist Engage the Movement for Black Lives. Baltimore, Maryland. November 1619, 2017.
(accepted)

Social Determinants of Health. Summer Health Professions Education Program. Gainesville, FL. June 27,
2017.

To refer or not to refer: An evaluation of provider perceptions of barriers to diabetes self-management


programs. Scientific Sessions Meeting Planning Committee, Moderated Poster Discussion, Experience New
Horizons in Diabetes. American Diabetes Association 77th Scientific Session. San Diego, CA. June 9-13,
2017.

Who are the No Shows to Diabetes Education? Challenging Assumptions about Sociodemographic Patterns
and Adherence in Clinical Settings. Scientific Sessions Meeting Planning Committee, Moderated Poster
Discussion: Diabetes Education-Thinking Beyond the Curriculum. American Diabetes Association 76th
Scientific Session. New Orleans, LA. June 11, 2016.

Healthy Start Prenatal Screenings in Alachua and Marion Counties. American Public Health Association
Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, October 25-29, 2008.

Evaluating Low Literacy Needs of a Rural Clinic in North Florida. National Rural Health Association 29th
Annual Conference. Reno, NV. May 17 19, 2005.
How to Successfully Lobby Your State Legislature Seminar. Engineering THE Law, Inc. Atlanta, GA. March,
2000. [1-day seminar for members of national professional associations]

Regional
Healthy Meal Planning and Reading the New Nutritional Labels. Northeast District Florida Association of
College Registrars and Admissions Officers Mini-Workshop. Gainesville, FL. April, 1994.

The Nutrition Screening Initiative. Mid Florida Agency on Aging Fifth Annual Sharefest. Gainesville, FL.
October, 1993.

Persuading the Worried Well: Body Image and Self-Esteem in Weight Management Programs. Southern
College Health Association Conference. Gainesville, FL. March, 1993.

Contemporary Trends in Nutrition. District Home Economics Workshop. December, 1988.

State
Social Determinants of Health: Health Disparities in Marginalized Population. UF/IFAS Extension State
Symposium. Gainesville, FL. April 18, 2017.

Cultural and Linguistic Health Literacy Needs of Floridas Multicultural Population. Florida Health Literacy
Summit. Orlando, FL. January 20, 2017.

Health Literacy: Practical Applications for Community Improvement. Family and Consumer Sciences
Statewide Summit. Gainesville, FL. May 3, 2016.

The Science of Medicine and Art of Communication. UF Student Science Training Program (SSTP). July 10,
2015.

Special Needs During a Disaster: Assessment of and Outreach to Rural Elders in North Central Florida.
Florida Conference on Aging. Tampa, FL. August, 2006.

Breast Cancer Educational Materials for Rural and Minority Women: A Case Study. Florida Public Health
Association Annual Meeting. Palm Beach Gardens, FL. August 1 4, 2006.

Awards and Educational Scholarships. Florida Public Health Association Annual Meeting. West Palm Beach,
FL. July-August.

Unique Systems and Qualities of Rural Communities that Contribute to Successful Community Health
Planning The Experience of Putnam County, Florida. 2nd Annual Statewide Meeting on Community Health
Improvement Planning. Tampa, FL. July, 2006.

Motor Vehicle Fatality Rate Analysis in Levy County. Florida Public Health Association Annual Meeting.
Sarasota, FL. July, 26 29, 2005

Awards and Educational Scholarships. Florida Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Sarasota, FL. July
26-29, 2005.

Smiles for Miles Campaign. Florida Area Health Education Centers Network State Meeting. Tampa, FL.
Nov. 2 5, 2004.
Food and Medication Safety for Seniors. Florida Department of Elder Affairs Conference. Lake City, FL.
June, 2004.

Recommended Dietary Intakes (RDIs). Moderator. Annual Meeting of The Florida Dietetic Association.
Marco Island, FL. July, 1997.

The National Renal Diet. Moderator. Annual Meeting of The Florida Dietetic Association. Orlando, FL. July,
1995.

Cholesterol Update. Moderator. Annual Meeting of The Florida Dietetic Association. West Palm Beach, FL.
June, 1994.

Conducting Clinical Research - How to Get Started. Moderator. Annual Meeting of The Florida Dietetic
Association. West Palm Beach, FL. June, 1994.

Development, Implementation and Evaluation of an Infant Food Safety Tool for Low Literacy Parents.
Annual Meeting of The Florida Dietetic Association. Tarpon Springs, FL. June, 1993.

Opportunities in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Florida 4-H Congress. July,1992.

Go Tell It On the Mountain. Moderator. Annual Meeting of The Florida Dietetic Association. West Palm
Beach, FL. June, 1990.

Nutrition Intervention in Renal Disease. Moderator. Annual Meeting of The Florida Dietetic Association.
West Palm Beach, FL. June, 1990.

Gastric Bypass Surgery: Effects on Calcium, Vitamin B12, and Iron. Moderator. Annual Meeting of The
Florida Dietetic Association. West Palm Beach, FL. June, 1990.

Physically Fit but Nutritionally Sound? Eating Disorders and Athletes. Moderator. Annual Meeting of The
Florida Dietetic Association. West Palm Beach, FL. June, 1990.

Local
Addressing Health Disparities in Dietetics Practice. UF Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, 19th
Annual Master of Science-Dietetic Internship Conference. July 27, 2017. [3 CPE for licensed
dietetics/nutrition professionals]

Community Health Assessment: A Tool to Eliminate Health Disparities. Alachua County Health Care
Advisory Board. May 17, 2017.

MAPPing Underserved Populations in Alachua County. Alachua County Safety Net Collaborative.
Gainesville, FL. April 21, 2017.

Illness and Medicine: A Multicultural Perspective. UF COM Celebration of Diversity Week. Department of
Neurology Grand Rounds. Gainesville, FL. April 4, 2017. [1 CME for licensed physicians and physician
assistants]

Illusions of Health: Advancing Creative Solutions. UF Creative Minds Igniting Social Change Conference.
November 5, 2016.

Education: The Key to Womens Health. Shes the First UF Day of the Girl Summit. October 23, 2016.
Health Literacy in Health Care: An Essential Consideration for Patient Centered Care. UFHealth Internal
Continuing Education Series. October 26, 2016. [2 CEU for licensed physical therapists & occupational
therapists]

Community Engagement: Alachua Countys Safety Net Collaboration and United Ways 2-1-1 Service.
Alachua County Health Care Advisory Board. July 20, 2016.

The North Florida Community Resource Guide Initiative. UFHealth Community Engagement Advisory
Committee. Gainesville, FL. July 11, 2016.

Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Intimate Partner Violence in the LGBQ&T Community. (Moderator)
Understanding Sexual Orientations and Gender Identities: A Health Care Perspective Conference.
Gainesville, FL. March 18, 2016.

Health Literacy and Diabetes Self-Management Education. UFHealth @ Shands Diabetes Self-Management
& Nutrition Therapy Center. November 13, 2015.

Health Disparities. HOSA-HEROES Annual Health Summit. April 2, 2015.

Eliminating Health Disparities: Awareness and Action. Gainesville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Gainesville, FL. March 15, 2015.

Health Disparities 101. HOSA-HEROES Annual Health Summit. October 22, 2014.

Health Disparities Education: A New Undergraduate Program at the University of Florida. United Church of
Gainesville: Community Health Disparities Workshop Series. September 14, 2014.

Health Disparities and Rural Communities. HOSA-HEROES Annual Health Summit. February 18, 2012.

Lay Health Advisor Recruitment and Training for Breast Health: A Pilot Project. 4th Annual Womens Health
Research Day. March 24, 2006.

Patient Education Materials: Problems of Literacy and Readability. Geriatric Research, Education and
Clinical Center 8th Annual Spring Conference. Gainesville, FL. April, 1993.

Nontraditional Majors in the College of Agriculture. College of Agriculture Community College Articulation
Workshop. April, 1992.

Dietetics. College of Agriculture Career Day. December, 1990.

Recent Advances in the Education of Practitioners. Gainesville District Dietetic Association. October, 1990.

Relationships Among Diet, Health and Lifestyle. Center for Health Promotion and Research Development.
June, 1990.

Adult Learning: Application to Practice. Gainesville District Dietetic Association. March, 1990.

MEDIA COVERGE
Laura K. Guyer. UF Global Health Network Faculty Directory. Office for Global Research Engagement,
International Global Health Network.

Undergraduate Minor in Health Disparities: A Magnet for Under-represented Pre-professional Students. UF


College of Medicine Faculty Matters. May, 2017. https://com-faculty-
affairs.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2012/07/May-2017-Faculty-Matters.pdf

What If . . . University of Florida Diabetes Institute.


https://www.facebook.com/ufdiabetesinstitute/photos/rpp.182399488972/10156575006053973/?
type=3&theater

Laura Guyer: CWSGR Faculty News. News and Views of the Center for Gender, Sexualities and Womens
Studies Research. 2016; 26(1):10. https://sites.clas.ufl.edu/wst/files/WST-Spring-2016e.pdf

2016 Health Literacy Hero. Institute for Healthcare Advancement.


http://www.healthliteracymonth.org/heroes-directory/381/laura-guyer-phd-rd/

2016 Affiliate Faculty. The Bob Graham Center for Public Service.
http://www.bobgrahamcenter.ufl.edu/content/laura-k-guyer.

Community Health Service Corps (CHSC). https://ufl.collegiatelink.net/organization/chsc/about

The Needs of the Many: Health Disparities Minor Reaches Out to Underrepresented Populations. UF Liberal
Arts and Sciences Newsletter. 1(2): 4. Summer 2016.

The 2016 Recipients of the University of Florida Impact Awards. The Brown Center for Leadership and
Service. http://www.leadershipandservice.ufl.edu/awards/impact_awards/past_winners.

Spotlight: Health Disparities Minor. UFHonorsPrism. September 25, 2015.


https://ufprism.com/2015/09/25/spotlight-health-disparities-minor/

New Med Students Flood the Swamp. College of Medicine Insider. August, 2015.
http://news.medinfo.ufl.edu/articles/lead-story/new-med-students-flood-the-swamp.

Health Disparities: Changing the Delivery of Health Care. News and Views of the Center for Womens Studies
and Gender Research. 24(2):8, 2013. http://wst.ufl.edu/wst/newsletters/Fall%202014e.pdf.

The CWSGR Welcomes Two Faculty Members. News and Views of the Center for Womens Studies and
Gender Research. 23(2):1, 2013. http://wst.ufl.edu/wst/newsletters/Fall%202013.pdf.

Health Disparities Minor Approved. News and Views of the Center for Womens Studies and Gender
Research. 23(1):5, 2013. http://wst.ufl.edu/wst/newsletters/WST%20Spring%202013.pdf.

FSHN Student Takes the Fast Track to Underserved Medicine. CALS Connection. Winter 2012-2013.
http://www.bluetoad.com/publication/index.php?
i=145215&m=&l=&p=3&pre=&ver=html5#{"page":2,"issue_id":145215}.

New Rural and Urban Underserved Medicine. Florida Physician. Spring, 2012.
http://floridaphysician.med.ufl.edu/2012/06/features/how-we-learn-defines-how-we-care.

Health Campaign Zeroes in on Archer. The Gainesville Sun. September 10. 2006.
Traffic deaths up most in Levy County. The Gainesville Sun. A-1 & 4. June 20, 2005.

Virus Vigilance. The Gainesville Sun. B-1 & 3. July 30, 2002.

Variety, value in bag lunches. The Gainesville Sun. D-1 & 2. March 30, 1994.

Dietetic Education at the University of Florida. Cox Cable Extension People. August, 1990.

Oat Bran Confusion. IFAS Information Radio. February, 1990.

Types of Obesity. IFAS Information Radio. January, 1990.

Holiday Eating. WUFT Channel 5 Evening News. November, 1989.

Halloween Snacks. IFAS Information Radio. October, 1989.

Guidelines for Choosing a Weight Reduction Diet. IFAS Information Radio. August, 1989.

Fad Diets. IFAS Information Radio. September, 1989.

Hidden Sources of Sodium in the Diet. IFAS Information Radio. July, 1989.

Milk Allergy and Lactose Intolerance. IFAS Information Radio. July, 1989.

COURSES & GUEST LECTURES (developed new course)


2017 PHC 6251 Assessment and Surveillance in Public Health. Community Assessment,
Hard-to-Reach Populations and Health Disparities. May 24, 2017.

2017 WST 4911 MAPPing Underserved Populations in Alachua County (100% responsible)

2016 HSC 2000 Introduction to Health Professions, Health Disparities in Health Care. December,
2016.

2015 WST 2322 Introduction to Health Disparities (online course; 100% responsible)

2015 WST 4930 Body Image and Health (100% responsible)

2015-pres College of Medicine Global and Health Equity Track. Physician Workforce Crisis: Local and
Global Issues.

2015-pres PAS 5009 Community Behavioral Medicine, Health Disparities and Cultural Competence.

2014-pres BMS 6812 Interdisciplinary Family Health, Group Discussion Leader (50% responsible)

2014-pres. BMS 6810 Interdisciplinary Family Health, Group Discussion Leader (50% responsible)

2014-pres. HSC 4930 Fundamentals of Health Literacy (100% responsible)

2014 IDH 3931 Honors Health Care Systems. Social Determinants of Health.
2013-pres WST 4930/6935 Womens Health and Well Being (100% responsible)

2013 MDE 4901 Senior Research Project (100% responsible)

2012-13 MDU 4052 Current Issues in Medicine Seminar (100% responsible)

2013-pres WST 4941C Practicum in Health Disparities (100% responsible)

2012 IDH 3931 Honors Health Care Systems, Health Disparities.

2012 MDU 4910 Senior Research Proposal (100% responsible)

2012-pres WST 2322 Introduction to Health Disparities (100% responsible)

2002-04 BMS 6829 Interdisciplinary Family Health, Group Discussion Leader (50% responsible)

1994 AGG 1101 Careers in Agriculture. Opportunities in Dietetics.

1993 PAS 3010 Introduction to Medicine I. Diet Counseling and Estimating Energy Requirements.

1991 NGR 6250 Geriatric Nursing I. Nutrition Assessment and Needs of the Elderly.

1991 AGG 1101 Careers in Agriculture. Opportunities in Dietetics.

1990-98 FOS 2001 Man's Food. Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa.

1990-98 DIE 6942 Approved Preprofessional Practice in Dietetics (team taught)

1990-98 DIE 6941 Introduction to Clinical Practice (100% responsible)

1989 DIE 4244 Nutrition and Disease (100% responsible)

1989 HUN 6939 Advanced Clinical Nutrition (100% responsible)

1988-98 DIE 4125C Foodservice Systems Management (100% responsible)

STUDENT MENTORING
Primary Mentor/Chair/Co-Chair MS (year graduated, research topic)
1997 Valerie Peters. (co-chair). Designer Foods in the Prevention of Chronic Disease

1996 Evelyn Schumacher. (chair). A Nationwide Survey on Motivations, Expectations and Attitudes of
Adult Vitamin, Mineral and Herbal Supplement Users in the US.

1995 Caroline Koebbe. (co-chair). Characterization and Assessment of Marine Sanitation Devices from
Selected Marinas/Yacht Clubs and their Potential Impact on Bacterial Loading in Shellfish
Harvesting Areas in Sarasota Bay.

Joyce McKinnerney. (co-chair). Nutritional Support of the High Risk and HIV Infected Infant and
Child.
Susan Coleman. (co-chair). Development of a Cancer Risk Reduction Distance Education Program.

Jennifer Stavig. (chair). A Descriptive Evaluation of Combined Master's/AP4 and


Master's/Internship Programs.

1994 Florey Miller. (co-chair). Nutrition Education for Pregnant Adolescents and Adolescent
Mothers.

Dana Barile. (chair). The Effect of Food Safety Educational Materials on the Behavior of
Immunocompromised Individuals.

1993 Carrie Thatcher West. (chair). Development, Implementation and Evaluation of an Infant Food
Safety Tool for Low Income Mothers

Lynn Schmidt. (co-chair). Developing and Testing of an Educational Tool to Increase Food Safety
Knowledge of Cancer Patients.

Kristina Pierce. (chair). The Effect of Nutrition Education in a High School Life Management Class
in Gilchrist County.

Beth Schatz. (chair). Estimated Dietary Intakes and Associated Characteristics of Adults with Cystic
Fibrosis Attending Two Florida Clinics.

1992 Melissa Wilkinson. (co-chair). Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: An Epidemiological and
Microbiological Study.

John Ferrante. (chair). Use of Focus Groups to Study Nutrition Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior of
Male Blue-Collar Workers.

Cheryl Mayer. (co-chair). Identification of Vibrio Species Surviving Irradiation of Oysters.

Zena Hodor. (chair). Nutrition Knowledge and Weight Control Practices of Gilchrist County Middle
School and High School Students.

Stephanie Holmes. (chair). A Survey to Determine the Prevalence of Food Allergies and the Nutrition
Practices of Children with Asthma.

1991 Evelyn Ennis. (chair). A Survey to Determine the Prevalence of Raw Seafood Consumption in High-
Risk Individuals.

Patricia Cowing Cannella. (chair). A Survey to Determine Criteria for Nutritional Recommendations
for Infants with Cystic Fibrosis.

Leslie Conger. (chair). The Effects of Exercise and Diet on Metabolic Rate.

Christine Bandy. (chair). A Descriptive Survey to Determine the Nutrition Attitudes and Practices of
HIV-Infected Individuals Attending an AIDS Out-Patient Clinic.

1990 Penelope Edwards. (chair). Measurement of Rat Tissue Metallothionein by Enzyme-Linked


Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA).
Robin Roht. (co-chair). Research Attitudes and Perceptions Among Floridas Clinical Dietitians.

Ellen Tolson. (co-chair). A Comparison of Nutrient Analysis Software Programs for the
Microcomputer.

Karen Hjerpe. (chair). A Survey of Pediatric Undernutrition in Alachua County.

Kristi Davis. (chair). Red Meat Consumption and Protein Status in the Elderly.

Secondary Mentor/Committee MS/PhD (year graduated, research topic)


2017 Shannon Taylor. Evaluation of Generalists Perspective Regarding Diabetes Education.

1998 Tricia Park. An Investigation of Two Minimal Intervention Programs for Weight Loss in Heart
Transplant Candidates.

1997 Dana Larson. Smart Food Shopping for Teens: Tips for Personal and Environmental Health.

1996 Misty Murray. Taking Control: A Cancer Risk Reduction Distance Education Program.

Melissa Tuazon. The Effect of Zinc Supplementation on Acute Phase Concentration in Humans.

1995 Hildelissa Garcia. Toward Permanent Weight Management: A Program Update.

Julie Copenhagen. Use of Peer Educators to Teach Nutrition to Pregnant and Parenting Teens

1994 Meena Narayanan. Iron Status in Post-Menopausal Hypercholesterolemic Women

Judith Nassi. Copper Status of Patients with Cystic Fibrosis.

Sarah Hofler. The Effect of Three Different Levels of Supplemental Folate on Plasma Homocysteine

1993 Isabel Valentin-Oquendo. Evaluation of Food Safety Educational Materials for HIV-Infected and
AIDS Patients

Malini Kant. Drug-Folate Interaction: Aspirin Effects on Folate Status.

Mayra Garcia. Patient Care Protocol to Optimize the Carnitine Status of Preterm Neonates

Shay Parker. Estrogen and Lipoprotein Levels in Post- menopausal Hypercholesterolemic Women.

Lauri Johns. The Effects of Dietary Protein Source on the Gastrointestinal Tract to Antineoplastic
Treatment in the Mouse.

Sharon Memis. Nutritional Support of Preterm Neonates in the Presence of Various Disease States.

Carolyn OKeefe. Total Urinary Folate as an Estimate of Folate Status in Nonpregnant Women.

1992 Dawn Sobierajski. Nutrition Knowledge and Attitudes of High School Football Players: Impact of
Nutrition Intervention

Linda Christian. Building Better Breakfasts: A Nutrition Education Program for Young Children
1991 Kelly Reavis. Dietary Intakes of a Healthy, Non- institutionalized Elderly Population.

Joane Numa. Weight Loss in Institutionalized Elderly Patients.

Karen Astrachan. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Dietary Practices of Female Tennis Players.

1990 Patricia Hart. Effects of Renovation Among Foodservice Workers.

Christina McClernan. Nutrition Knowledge, Attitudes, and Recommendations of High School


Coaches in Gainesville, Florida.

Jill Weisenberger. The Effect of Nutrition Intervention on Weight Gain Among Members in a Stop
Smoking Program.

1989 Bonnie Buswell. Nutrition Knowledge of North Central Florida Public Health Nurses.

Joan DeLuca. A Marketing Approach for the Management of Cardiac Education

Primary Research Mentor/not Committee-appointed MPH (year graduated/ research topic)


2016 Kelsey Tatum. Characteristics, Health Behaviors, and Experiences with Health Care Professionals
among the LGBT Community in Alachua County, Florida.

2009 Andrea Goosen. Evaluation of Be Wise about Your Portion Size Nutrition Education Program. FL
Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee

2008 Janet Brishke. Identification of Strategies to Increase Screenings in the Healthy Start Program.

Lauren Anderson. Locating, Reaching, and Engaging At-Risk Populations in Marion County.

Vijay Vasudevan. Care Giving Issues of Children with Profound Disabilities in Alachua County High
Schools.

Jeri Burkhart. An Evaluation of the 'Seniors Fight Falls and Fractures' Program in Bradford and
Union Counties.

Erin Hinnant, Jessica Gomez, Evelyn King. Investigating the Special Needs of North Florida Seniors
During Disasters.

2007 Virginia de la Cruz. A Community Health Improvement Program in Levy County.

Kellee Campbell. An Investigation of the Need for Allied Health Education Programs in Dixie and
Gilchrist Counties.

Christina Bates, Erin Rosaanen. A Community Health Needs Assessment: Marion County.

2006 Rebecca Hammond. Be Wise About Your Portion Size: A Campaign to Fight Obesity.

Kate Roland. Lay Health Advisor Recruitment and Training for Breast Health: Believe in Miracles
Breast and Cervical Cancer Program.
Douglas Monroe. A Health Needs Assessment of Putnam County Florida.

Kristin Gant. Solidifying the Future of Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA).

2005 Juan Rodriguez. Alachua County Health Department Smoking and Tobacco Survey.

Rachel Chase. Identifying Risk Factors of Motor Vehicle Crashes Leading to High Mortality Rates
Among People 15-44 Years of Age in Levy County, Florida.

Aneesha Jennings, Erica Kinnard. Assessing the Literacy Needs of ACORN Clinics Medical and
Dental Patients.

Douglas Monroe, Kate Roland. A Health Needs Assessment of Hamilton County Florida.

2004 Erin Hinnant. Access to Dental Care and Availability of Dental Services in Six Rural North Florida
Counties.

Ines Alamo, Diane Harrell. Medically Necessary Diagnostic Tests: An Instrument That Facilitates
Documentation and Billing.

2003 Aliza Bar David. Determining the Need for a Chapter of the American Diabetes Association to Serve
Alachua and Marion Counties.

Slande Celeste. Assessing the Health and Welfare Needs of Uninsured Women Diagnosed with
Chronic Illnesses.

Brooke Bloomberg. A Survey to Assess Knowledge and Preventive Measures Taken to Prevent
Contracting West Nile Virus in Alachua County.

Amy Pasanen, Eric Edwards. Evaluation of Patient Knowledge and Medication Use in Rural Clinics.

2002 Brooke Bloomberg. West Nile Virus and Hepatitis C: The Challenge of Emerging Infectious Diseases
in Contemporary Medical Practice.

Primary Mentor/Chair Undergraduate Research (year graduated, research topic)


2017 Shalini Nair. University Scholars Program. Identification of Barriers to Medical and Health Careers
by Floridas Hispanic Americans.

2017 Apara Agarwal. University Scholars Program. An Investigation of the Cultural, Social and
Environmental Barriers to Participation in the Living Healthy with Chronic Conditions Program in
Alachua County.

2016 Phillip Hahn, Catalina Garcia, Kayla Ventura. University Scholars Program (award declined). Consent
to Sex: An Investigation of Undergraduate College Students Perceptions.

2015 Michelle Nguyen. Reuben Askew Scholars Program. Assessment of the Literacy, Health Literacy and
Education Needs of Low-Income, Uninsured Patients Attending the Samaritans Clinic.

EDITORIAL OR REVIEW BOARDS


1992-95 Journal of The American Dietetic Association, review board
1990-92 Journal of Consumer Research, ad hoc review board

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES


2017-pres National Womens Studies Association

2015-pres Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

201013 Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

200612 Faculty Advisor and Founder, Student Section, Florida Public Health Association

200610 Member-at-Large (elected position), Florida Public Health Association

200407 Chair, Scholarships and Awards Committee, Florida Public Health Association

200310 Florida Rural Health Association

2003pres. Florida Public Health Association

200113 National Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Organization

199798 Secretary (elected position), Gamma Sigma Delta

199596 Chair (elected position), Nominating Committee, The Florida Dietetic Association

199498 Membership Recruiting Coordinator, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Gamma
Sigma Delta

199495 Chair, Education Committee, The Gainesville District Dietetic Association

199394 Co-chair, Education Committee, The Gainesville District Dietetic Association

199398 Chair, Diet Manual Committee, The Florida Dietetic Association

199298 Gamma Sigma Delta

199298 Institute of Food Technologists

199293 Chair (elected position), Nominating Committee, The Gainesville District Dietetic Association

199193 Chair (elected position) Division of Education & Research, The Florida Dietetic Association

199197 National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

199192 President (elected position), The Gainesville District Dietetic Association

199091 President-elect (elected position), The Gainesville District Dietetic Association

199091 Chair, Spring Workshop, The Gainesville District Dietetic Association

199098 Dietetic Educators of Practitioners Practice Group, The American Dietetic Association
198995 The Gainesville District Dietetic Association

198994 The Society for Nutrition Education

197898 The Florida Dietetic Association

197898 The American Dietetic Association

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY SERVICE


2017-pres UF Global Health Network. Office for Global Research Engagement, International Global
Health Network.

2016-pres UF Diabetes Institute Health Disparity Work Group for T2D in American Indians in Florida

2016-pres Board of Directors, ACORN Clinic

2016 Steering Committee, Alachua County Community Health Needs Assessment and
Community Health Improvement Program (CHIP)

2015-pres Chair, North Florida Community Resource Guide Collaborative

2015-pres. Board of Directors, Health Promotion and Wellness Coalition

2015-2017 Dental Programs Advisory Committee, Santa Fe College

2014-pres. Community Advisory Board, UF Pediatric Pulmonary Center

2014-pres. Alachua County Safety Net Collaborative

2014-pres. Service Learning Advisory Board (SLAB), University of Florida

2014- 15 Steering Committee, Emerging Awareness of Gender and Sexual Identity Conference

2011 pres. Cultural Competency Workgroup, UF Shands Cancer Center

2011pres. Faculty Advisor and Founder, Community (formerly Collegiate) Health Service Corps (CHSC)
Academic and Professional Organization

201011 Chair, Florida Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee

2006-12 Faculty Advisor and Founder, Florida Public Health Association Student Section

2005-09 Levy County Reaching to Improve Community Health (RICH)

2005-07 Putnam County Mental Health Initiative

200507 Co-Editor, Resource Manual, Florida Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee

200411 Nursing Programs Advisory Committee, Santa Fe College


200405 Chair, Florida Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee

200311 Dental Programs Advisory Committee, Santa Fe College

2003-10 Hamilton County Health Care Strategic Planning Committee

200304 Chair-elect, Florida Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee

200203 By-laws Committee, Florida Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee

2001-04 Take Charge of Your Health Annual Eastside Community Practice Health Fair Planning
Committee

2001-03 Front Porch Florida, Good Health Initiative Advisory Council

200110 Florida Nutrition Action Plan Committee

2001-09 Recorder, Florida AHEC Network Community Health Services Committee

200109 Florida AHEC Network Community Health Services Committee

200111 Florida Interagency Food and Nutrition Committee

2001-12 University of Florida AHEC Program Advisory Board

HONORS, AWARDS & BIOGRAPHICAL CITATIONS


2017 University of Florida Involvement Award Inclusive Excellence Nominee

2017 University of Florida Involvement Awards Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award Nominee

2017 University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Award in Diversity and Inclusion Nominee

2017 University of Florida Division Three Superior Accomplishment Award for Diversity and Inclusion

2016 University of Florida Anderson Scholars Faculty Honoree (recognized by two students)

2016 Health Literacy Hero, Institute for Healthcare Advancement,


http://www.healthliteracymonth.org/heroes-directory/381/laura-guyer-phd-rd/

2016 UF Impact Award Faculty Leadership and Service Advocate

2016 UF LGBT Affairs Community Impact Award for Outstanding Faculty Member

2016 UF Involvement Awards Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award Nominee

2016 UF Involvement Awards Outstanding Academic/Professional Organization

2016 University of Florida Faculty Advisor/Mentor of the Year Award

2016 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Faculty Undergraduate Advisor/Mentor of the Year Award
2016 University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Award, nominee

2015 Spirit of Gainesville Award for Education, honoree,


http://www.gainesville.com/section/topic0415

2015 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Teacher of the Year, nominee

2000 Whos Who Among American Women

2000 Whos Who Among America's Teachers

1998 Whos Who Among America's Teachers

1996 Whos Who Among Women in the South and Southwest

1995 Tenure, University of Florida Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

1995 The Florida Dietetic Association President's Award

1994 College of Agriculture Club of the Year Award

1993 College of Agriculture Advisor of the Year Award

1992 Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture

1987 Pi Lambda Theta National Honor and Professional Association

1985 Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society