Courtney Vickery

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Nutritional Sciences

Part Time Instructor


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S. Foods & Nutrition University of Georgia
B.S. Dietetics University of Georgia
B.A. Political Science University of Georgia
Dietetic Internship Clinical Nutrition University of Georgia
Certificate of Gerontology Gerontology University of Georgia


I am currently teaching FDNS 2100: Human Nutrition and Food 


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
ATHENA Award Nominee Athens Area Chamber of Commerce 2021


Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Northeast Georgia Dietetic Association President-Elect 2021-Present Volunteer
Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Board - American Heart Association Member of Executive Leadership Board 2017-Present Volunteer
Envision Athens Implementation Oversight Committee Member 2017-2020 Volunteer
Envision Athens Community Event Subcommittee Co-Chair 2018-2019 Volunteer
LEAD Athens Alumni Association Member 2019-Present Volunteer

In the news

How the ‘5-a-Day Mix’ of Fruits, Vegetables Improves Your Health (Healthline, February 2021)

Hangry? Reach for these high protein snacks, as recommended by nutritionists (Vital Proteins, May 2021)

Inspiring Conversations with Courtney Vickery, MS, RD, LD of Vickery Wellness (Voyage ATL, September 2021)

6 Big Problems with BMI (a Sweat Life, December 2021)

Putting yourself out there and starting your private practice with Courtney Vickery (Pursuing Private Practice Podcast, November 2020)

Journal Articles

Whitney A. Lay, Courtney R. Vickery, Christie L. Ward-Ritacco, Kristen B. Johnson, Alison C. Berg, Ellen M. Evans & Mary Ann Johnson (2016) Comparison of Intake of Animal and Plant Foods and Related Nutrients in Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors and Controls, Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics, 35:1, 15-31, DOI: 10.1080/21551197.2015.1084258

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