Kayla Mariner is a registered dietitian nutritionist with a background in clinical nutrition and diabetes education. Kayla works with Dr. Jamie Zoellner’s lab out of Christiansburg. She is an educator and coordinator in the NIH funded Kids SIPsmartER trial (R01MD012603) and is involved in the NIH funded iSIPsmarter trial (R01MD015033).
Kayla also works with Dr. Kara Wiseman out of Charlottesville on two technology-based smoking cessation trials, including an iTHRIV Mentored Career Development Award.
Research Specialist, Department of Public Health Sciences
BS, Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, 2011
16 E. Main St
Christiansburg, VA 24073
Research Interests: Prevention of chronic disease through theory-based nutrition interventions, improving chronic disease management with the use of technology, community based participatory research, improving accessibility and reach of health interventions to rural and health disparate populations