Allison McKay

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Allison McKay


Department Manager, Nutrition

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Phone: 703-993-9709


Allison McKay is the Department Manager for the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies where she provides administrative support to the Chair and Department, and assistance to current and prospective students and visitors. In addition, she assists with the Nutrition programs, the teaching kitchen and nutrition clinics.   

Allison has been a Registered Dietitian for over 25 years and has experience providing nutrition education and Medical Nutrition Therapy in hospitals, long- term care facilities and has been a Research Dietitian in several longitudinal research Studies, including one here at Mason.  Prior to working at Mason, she worked at the Cancer Research Center at the University of Hawaii and was a consulting Dietitian with Dietitian Consulting Services, LLC in Seattle, Washington.  She is a proud Patriot who graduated in May 2020 with an MS in Exercise, Fitness and Health Promotion and loves being here in the learning environment at Mason.


  • MS, Exercise, Fitness and Health Promotion, George Mason University 
  • Dietetic Internship, University of Houston 
  • BS, Nutritional Sciences, Texas A&M University 

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