Purdue Nutrition Epidemiologist Regan Bailey has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. She was honored for her work on measuring nutritional status to optimize health.
Bailey has been at Purdue since 2013, starting as an adjunct faculty member before joining full time in 2015 as a professor of nutrition science. She also directs the Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Purdue Diet Assessment Center.
Prior to joining the university, Bailey served as a nutritional epidemiologist and director of career development and outreach at the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements.
She is a registered dietitian who completed a dietetic internship and master of science in food and nutrition from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Bailey received her doctorate in nutrition science from The Pennsylvania State University. She completed a master of public health from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.