Bio For Richard Kreider, PhD, FACSM, FISSN
Richard Kreider, PhD, FACSM, FISSN

Richard Kreider Ph.D., FISSN serves as Professor, Department Head, and Thomas A. and Joan Read Endowed Chair for Disadvantaged Youth in the Department of Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M Univerisity. Dr. Kreider also directs the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab. Prior to coming to Texas A&M, Dr. Kreider served as Chair of the Department of Health, Human Performance & Recreation at Baylor University and Director of the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab and Center for Exercise, Nutrition and Preventive Health. Dr. Kreider has conducted numerous studies on nutrition and exercise and has published three books, more than 400 research articles and abstracts in scientific journals, and over 150 articles for health and fitness magazines. Dr. Kreider is a Fellow of the American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM); an active member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA); a founding board member and Fellow of the International Society of Sports Nutrition; and, Co-Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. Dr. Kreider has received over 12 million dollars in external funding to support research related to the role of exercise and nutrition on health, disease, rehabilitation, and/or performance.