Laura Byham-Gray PhD, RDN, FNKF

Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Rutgers University School of Health Professions, Newark NJ

Dr. Laura Byham-Gray is a Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Health Professions at Rutgers University. She has received several extramural research grants from the federal agencies to investigate energy expenditure and protein-energy wasting in patients on renal replacement therapies. Dr. Byham-Gray has held numerous elected and appointed positions at the national, state, and local levels of National Kidney Foundation, The American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, and the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. She has also served as the associate editor for the National Kidney Foundation publication, the Journal of Renal Nutrition. Dr. Byham-Gray was the chief editor for two books: Nutrition in Kidney Disease (Springer Publications, 2014), and the A Clinical Guide to Nutrition Care in Kidney Disease (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2013), and has over 100 peer-reviewed articles and presentations to her credit.