Will Conkright, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS

  • Graduate Student Researcher

Will is an active duty service member currently pursuing a doctoral degree in the Rehabilitation Sciences program at the University of Pittsburgh.  He completed his bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management and Dietetics at Western Kentucky University and went on to receive his master’s degree in Nutrition from Baylor University.  His master’s work focused on physiological effects and recovery from rigorous military training.  His research interests include exosomes and physiological, cognitive, and performance adaptations as they pertain to the military.  Will has served in a variety of roles as an army dietitian including his most recent as the Command Human Performance Dietitian for U.S. Army Special Operations Command.