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Hannah E. Saylor, MS, RD
Doctoral Student

Educational Background
M.S., Florida State University
B.S., University of Georgia

 

Contact Information:
Email: saylor16@live.unc.edu
Twitter/Instagram: hannahsaylor_rd

Hannah is a second year PhD student in the Human Movement Sciences Department studying under Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan. She received her bachelor’s degree in dietetics from the University of Georgia and went on to obtain her master’s degree and complete her dietetic internship at Florida State University. She is a registered dietitian and her passion for nutrition and exercise shape her research interests, which include the influences exercise and nutrient timing have on body composition, cardiorespiratory fitness, and metabolic health, specifically in women.

 

Lacey Gould, B.S.
Graduate Research Assistant

Educational Background
B.S., Highpoint University

Contact Information:
Email: lmgould@live.unc.edu
Twitter/Instagram: laceygould

Lacey Gould is from Clemmons, North Carolina and graduated from High Point University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and Biology. She has a strong desire to have a positive impact on the health of others and is focused on studying the effects of nutrition and metabolism on body composition in both clinical and athlete populations, with a special interest in female physiology. Lacey is excited and thankful for the opportunity to work alongside well-established and inspiring faculty, staff, and graduate students here at UNC Chapel Hill.

 

Andrew Hoyle, B.S.
Graduate Research Assistant

Educational Background
B.S., Greensboro College

Contact Information:
Email: andrewh1@email.unc.edu

Andrew Hoyle is from Cary, NC. Andrew graduated from Greensboro College with a B.S. in Health Science and Exercise and Sport Studies: Exercise Science. Prior to joining the UNC community, Andrew worked at the Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab in Kannapolis, NC. He is currently working in the Applied Physiology Laboratory under the direction of Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan as a graduate researcher. He is particularly interested in studying the relationship between exercise, metabolism, and body composition, and determining how these factors interact to affect general health and well-being.

 

Amanda Gordon, B.S.
Graduate Research Assistant

Educational Background
B.S., Auburn University

Contact Information:
Email: amandang@email.unc.edu

 

 

Amanda Gordon is from Colorado Springs, CO. She graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Spanish. She is currently a first year master’s student studying Exercise Physiology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill while working in the Applied Physiology Lab under Dr. Smith-Ryan.


Undergraduate Research Assistants:

Alyson Nelson, ‘21

Alyson is a senior studying Exercise and Sport Science and Anthropology with a minor in food studies. She plans to attend graduate school to study nutrition.