Dr. Patricia Deuster, PhD, MPH, CNS
,is a Proessor and ScienticDirector or the Consortium or Health and Military Perormance in theDepartment o Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniormed Ser-vices University o the Health Sciences, in the F. Edward Hébert Schoolo Medicine in Bethesda MD. She was the author o the rst US NavySEAL Nutrition Guide sponsored by US Special Operations Command,and because o its success, was commissioned to update the nutritionguide or the United States Special Operations Commands (USSOCOM).Dr. Deuster, a Certied Nutrition Specialist, has conducted research in thearea o sports and warrior nutrition or over 25 years and has publishedwell over 100 peer-reviewed papers relating to stress, nutrition, physicalperormance in the military. She has been a tennis proessional, nationallyranked marathoner, qualier or the First Women’s Olympic Marathon Tri-als, triathlete, sky diver with over 100 jumps, and world wide scuba diver.In addition, she is an invited speaker throughout the country on sports nu-trition and perormance. Her dedication to sports, nutrition, and scienticendeavors, and her long-term relationship with the USSOCOM make heruniquely qualied to oversee this revision o the SOF Nutrition Guide.
Dr. Teresa Kemmer, PhD, RD, U.S. Army Retired
,is currently an As-sistant Proessor, Department o Nutrition, Food Science and Hospitality,South Dakota State University (SDSU), Brookings, SD. Dr. Kemmer hasprovided consultative nutrition services to warrior athletes throughout hercareer and brought recognition to the importance o the military’s role innutrition assessments and therapy in support o Stability, Security, Transi-tion, and Reconstruction Operations. She designed and executed nutritionassessment research/support programs in Honduras, the reugee campsalong the Thailand/Burma border, American Samoa, and rural villages inThailand. She assisted in the design and implementation o the ongoingtraining program or the San Antonio Military Pediatric Center (SAMPC)Residency Program in Honduras. She incorporated a research base intothe training program to ensure that data obtained was valid and could beused by the Honduran Ministry o Health (MoH) and governmental andnongovernmental organizations to establish policy and programs. Today,this training program continues to be executed three times a year withinthe remote areas o Honduras in collaboration with the Honduran MoH,Joint Task Force Bravo Medical Element, SAMPC, military dietitians, andSDSU. She has not only been instrumental in international nutrition re-search initiatives but has designed and taught classes to ensure dietitiansand other medical proessionals are prepared to recognize and managemacro- and micronutrient deciencies common in developing countries.
Lori Tubbs, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
,has been working in the eld o healthpromotion and sports nutrition with the Naval Special Warare communityor the past nine years. She is a registered dietitian (RD) and a certied spe-