Robin Shoemaker, PhD

Robin Shoemaker, PhD

Robin Shoemaker

Robin Shoemaker, PhD

Director of RAS Laboratory, Assistant Professor

119 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506

Last Revised: Jul 25th, 2022

Professional Biography

Dr. Shoemaker joined the department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition in Spring 2018 after two years of postdoctoral research on obesity and cardiovascular disease in the Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Kentucky.  Dr. Shoemaker has studied mechanisms of obesity-related cardiovascular diseases and metabolic syndrome.  Her research focuses on sex differences in cardiovascular disease.  Dr. Shoemaker is interested in pathophysiologic changes in cardiac metabolism with obesity and heart disease in men versus women, and identifying dietary interventions to improve cardiac outcomes.

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Ph.D., Nutritional Science, University of Kentucky
B.S., Chemistry, University of Colorado-Boulder

Course Instruction

DHN 510: Advanced Nutrition
DHN 591: Special Problems, Directed Independent Study

Contact Information

Dr. Tammy J. Stephenson, PhD, FAND
Department Chair & Professor

202 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506-0054

+1 (859) 257-3800