Lynn Cialdella Kam joined Case Western Reserve University in 2013 as an Assistant Professor in Nutrition. At CWRU, Dr. Kam is engaged in both teaching and research with a primary focus on sports nutrition, wellness, and women’s health. Specifically, her research has focused on developing practical strategies to alleviate the health consequences of energy imbalances (i.e., the mismatch between energy intake and energy expenditure) as seen in obesity, disordered eating, and intense exercise training.
Dr. Kam is actively engaged in several national organizations including serving as American Physiology Society Teaching Section’s representative for Physiologist in Industry, Student Research Award Chair and Social Media for Nutrition Interest Group for American College of Sports Medicine, and a representation on a national task force on physical activity. In addition, she is actively involved in the School of Medicine serving on Council of Students, Admissions Committee, and recently elected to serve on the Committee on Budget, Finance, and Compensation. Finally, Dr. Kam has a passion for developing students in the area of sports nutrition and research in nutrition and exercise sciences and has actively mentored both undergraduates and graduates in this area.
Dr. Kam has a PhD in Nutrition from Oregon State University with minors in Exercise Physiology and Statistics and is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Licensed Dietitian (LD). She also earned her Master's in Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Master's in Exercise Physiology from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining CWRU, Dr. Kam completed her post-doctoral training and served as faculty at Appalachian State University North Carolina Research Campus in nutrition and exercise science research.