Peggy Turner, MS, RD/LD, FAND

Peggy Turner

Associate Professor and Director of  Didactic Program in Dietetics

E-mail: Peggy Turner

(405) 271-2113 Ext. 41179

Member, Alpha Eta Honor Society

MS, Nutritional Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2004

NS3111 Orientation
NS7112 Nutrition Assessment
NS7244 Medical Nutrition Therapy I
NS4126 Medical Nutrition Therapy II
NS4266 Medical Nutrition Therapy III


Turner, P., Eliot K., Kent S., Rusnak S., Landers P. Level of implementation of the Institute of Medicine recommended core competencies among dietetic education programs. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In press March 2017

Thompson, B.M., Bratzler, D.W., Fisher, M.J., Tores, A., EPIC Faculty, Sparks, R.A., Working together: Using a unique approach to evaluate an interactive and clinic-based longitudinal interprofessional education experience with 13 professions. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2016;30(6):754-761

Molinar L., Turner P., Porter H., Childers A., Hoggle L. Increase in Use and Demand for Skills Illustrated by Responses to Nutrition Informatics Survey. Journal of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2016;16(11):1836-1842

Gadd C., Williamson J., Steen E., Andriole K., Delaney C., Gumpper K.,  LaVenture M., Rosendale D., Sittig D., Thyvalikakath T., Turner P., Fridsma D. Eligibility Requirements for Advanced Health Informatics Certification. J Am Med Inform Assoc (2016);23(4):851-85

Vincent V., Ayers P., Kraft M., Mitchell R., Plogstead S., Soden J., Van Way C., Winter J., Kent S., Turner P., Bouche J., Quirk D. Follow-Up Survey on functionality of Nutrition Documentation and Ordering Support in Commercially Available EHR Systems.  Nutrition In Clinical Practice, 2016;31(3):401-415       

Turner P. Catch Cab Fever NDEP Newsletter Winter 2016

Ayres, E. J., Greer-Carney, J. L., Fatzinger-Mcshane, P. E., Miller, A., Turner, P. Nutrition Informatics Competencies Across All Levels of Practice: A National Delphi Study.  Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2012;112(12):2042-2053

Landers, P., Richardson, S., Turner, P. Outline for Writing a Nutrition Case Study Report. Dietetic Educators of Practitioners Dietetic Practice Group NDEP Newsletter Fall 2010

Turner, P.R., Burgin, C.E., Funderburg, K.M., Van Grevenhof, J., Knehans, A.W. Use of Personal Digital Assistants Among Dietitians and Dietetic Students in Oklahoma: Should Programs Incorporate PDA Training into their Curricula.       Journal of Allied Health. Fall 2007


Minh Truong, Peggy Turner MS LD/RD FAND, Kerry Carfagno, Joane Less, RN, BSN, MBA, CCRC, Minu George MD, Piers Blackett MD: Point of Care Wellness Testing, (student poster) Pediatric Research Day, OKC, OK, May 2016 

K. Carfagno; P. Turner, MS, RD/LD; M. Troung; P.R. Blackett, MD: Cholesterol and Cardiovascular Risk Metrics in Children with Endocrine Disorders. (student poster) College of Allied Health Research Day, April 2016
Peggy Turner MS RD/LD, FAND, Kerry Carfagno, Minh Truong, Joane Less, RN, BSN, MBA, CCRC, Minu George MD, Piers Blackett MD: Point of Care Screening for Cholesterol and Modified American Heart Association Seven Metrics PESTOLA Meeting, Fort Worth, TX, Jan 2016

Turner, P., Level of implementation of the IOM’s recommended 5 core competencies for healthcare professionals among ACEND programs. Scholarship in Progress project. June 2015.

Daya Cherian, MS Candidate, RD/LD; Marianne Wetherill, PhD, RD/LD; Peggy Turner, MS, RD/LD Prevalence of nutrition-related risk factors to inform a nutritional risk screening tool for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS in Central Oklahoma. (student poster) Oklahoma Dietetic Association, March 2012

May, K., Frampton, A., Turner, P., Campbell, J., Sisson, S.B. An Assessment of Child Care Center Staff Nutrition Education on Staff Food Behaviors. (student poster) OUHSC, Graduate Research and Education Technology Symposium, March 28-31, 2011.

Mitchell, M.E., Knehans, A.K., Turner, P., Skaggs, V., Sisson, S.B. Eating Patterns, Physical Activity and TV Viewing in Children: Research Project Proposal (student poster) Great Symposium, April 2010

Turner, P.R., Burgin, C.E., Funderburg, K.M., Van Grevenhof, J., Knehans, A.W. Personal Digital Assistants – Do Dietitians Use Them? JADA. 108, A-37


Turner, P., Barbee, C., Sparks, R. Expanding EPIC X 10. All Together Better Health Conference. Oxford England. September 2016

Sparks, R., Turner, P., Standardized Patients Strike Fear in a Group of Interprofessional Students at "Fright Night 2013“  Association of Standardized Patient Educators, 2013

Mitchell, M.E., Davidson, E.E., Turner, P., Knehans, A.W., Sisson, S.B. Eating Patterns, Physical Activity, and TV Viewing in Children (student oral) GREAT Symposium, March 2011


Turner, P., Sparks, R., Ferretti, M, Johnson, C. An EPIC Project: From Classroom to Clinic. Association of Schools of Allied Health Professionals Conference, October 2014


Fall 2010 American Dietetic Association Research Toolkit. Reviewed 3 of the 7   topic areas per the committee’s request.

Charney, P. Practice Paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Nutrition Informatics, Journal of the Academy and Nutrition in Dietetics, 112(11):1859 – 1871

Spring 2014, MOOC’s for the Masses: Online Nutrition Education. Asked to review the article by Jason Switt for possible publication in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Fall 2015 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. New Accreditation Standards. Ask to serve as a first line review


Nutrition Support

Liver Disease

Use of technology to save time and reduce errors

Electronic Medical Records


Nutrition Informatics

Nutrition Support

Exercise/Activity on weight status

Clinical Drug Studies

Nutrition Care Process