Lauren T Ptomey, PhD, RD, LD
Assistant Research Professor
BS, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO
MS, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Dr. Ptomey's primary research focus is the use of technology for the promotion of weight management and physical activity in individuals with cognitive disabilities (intellectual and developmental disabilities, Down syndrome, Alzheimer's disease), as well as the impact of diet and physical activity on body composition, cognition, and metabolism in individuals with cognitive disabilities. Her secondary research focus is the use of technology to improve dietary intake assessments.