Laura Hutchinson Christoph

Associate Professor of Health Sciences

Laura Hutchinson Christoph


Ph.D. in Public Health, Concentration in Nutrition, Secondary Concentration in Community Health Education, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2008.

Phone: (603) 899-1164

Courses Taught
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Human Health and Nutrition
  • Introduction to Global Health
  • Freshman Year Inquiry: Health and Wellness
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Food Insecurity
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Eating Disorders

Honors & Awards

2010: Anliker, Carbone, and Hutchinson L: 2010. Jeanne Priester Award for a State/Multistate Extension health promotion program.

2010: Anliker, Carbone, and Hutchinson L: 2009. Northeast Extension Directors’ Award of Excellence for the SPIN program.

Publications and Presentations


Grosvenor M, Smolin L. Visualizing Nutrition, 3rd Edition, featuring Food For Thought by Laura Christoph. January 2017, Wiley Publishing.

Christoph L, Miele, E. (2017). Can Endurance Athletes Perform Well with a Very Low Carbohydrate Diet? (Part 2). Journal of the American Medical Athletic Association, 30(1), 9-12.

Anliker J, Carbone E, Hutchinson L (June 20, 2009). Strength and Power in Nutrition: Development and Qualitative Assessment of a Marketing-Based Nutrition and Physical Activity Intervention for Adolescents. ISBNPA, paper # 093575, Lisbon, Portugal.

Anliker J, Carbone E, Hutchinson L (June 18, 2009). Mmm, Mmm, Good! Can a Marketing-Based Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Intervention Change the Way Adolescents Really Shop? ISBNPA, paper # 093558, Lisbon, Portugal.

Hutchinson, L. (2003, May). Assessing Bone Mineral Density in Collegiate Rowers. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 35(5), S168. 


[February 2018, March 2017, November 2016, January 2016, September 2015, March 2012] Wiley and Sons Education Conferences, Various Locations 
Title: “Enhancing Student Engagement through Online Learning”

[November 2012-Present] Mass Appeal, Channel 22 News, Springfield, MA
Title: Biweekly appearances on local television show on nutrition topics (multiple titles).

Professional Memberships

  • American Public Health Association (APHA)
  • Society for Nutrition Education (SNE)

Grants Received

  • [July 2015-November 2017] Nuestra Comida (Kellogg Funded Grant): Partner of the grant with Nuestras Raices to implement strategies and actions to improve school food and pathways to employment in food related fields



  • [January 2016-Present] Wiley and Sons Publishing Faculty Mentor Program, Hoboken, NJ. Develop products and consult with Wiley Publishing on online resources for college students.