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Applied Human Sciences Faculty and Staff

Dr. Karen Mason
Dr. Karen Mason
- Associate Professor, Dietetics

HMD-211 Human Nutrition

HMD-360 Advanced Nutrition

HMD-364 Sports Nutrition

HMD-459 Senior Seminar in Hospitality Management and Dietetics

HMD-462 Medical Nutrition Therapy II

HMD-581 Professional Preparation for a Dietetic Internship 

HMD-586 Medical Nutrition Therapy in Practice


Antioxidant use for cancer prevention and treatment

Use of outcomes assessment for improvement in dietetics education

Childhood Wellness

Joined WKU

Joined AHS in 2002

Received Ph. D. from University of Kentucky

Teaches Nutrition/Dietetics


Karent completed her M. S. in Clinical Nutrition and Ph. D. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Kentucky. She has been at WKU since 2002.  Karen enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking/baking, and spending time with family.

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Accreditations achieved within the Applied Human Sciences Department

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) - Nutrition & Dietetic Undergraduate and Graduate programs

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - Early Childhood Education Associate Degree

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) - Interior Design program


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 Last Modified 2/15/19