THE GSSI TEAM
Kimberly Stein PhD
Senior Principal Scientist
GSSI TEAMMATE SINCE: 2007
AREA OF EXPERTISE: Sports nutrition, micronutrient needs of athletes
EDUCATION: PhD Purdue University (Nutrition & Exercise Physiology)
ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played collegiate basketball and softball, coached collegiate basketball and softball for 10 years, currently enjoy running, cycling, and weightlifting.
SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUND: Dr. Kimberly Stein is a scientist with a background in exercise physiology and sports nutrition. Kim's previous research focused on the micronutrient needs of athletes, and in her current position, she works to translate science into usable information for athletes and influencers. Kim earned her bachelor's degree at Beloit College (WI) in Chemistry and Sociology, where she also played basketball and softball, and her master's degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame. In 2005 Kim earned her doctorate at Purdue University from the department of Health and Kinesiology while training in the Interdepartmental Nutrition Program. Prior to arriving at GSSI, Kim worked as an Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology and Sports Nutrition at Carroll College (WI), and coached basketball for 10 years. Kim is passionate about sports nutrition and enjoys helping athletes understand why proper fueling is so important for their performance. In her spare time, Kim enjoys running, cycling, weight lifting, and scrapbooking.