Dr Richard Kreider, Professor and Executive Director of the Human Clinical Research Facility (HCRF), and Director of the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab at Texas A&M University. He served as Head of the Department of Health & Kinesiology and Thomas A. and Joan Read Endowed Chair for Disadvantaged Youth (2008 to 2017). Dr. Kreider is a member of the graduate faculty in the Department of Health & Kinesiology and Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences. He has conducted numerous studies on nutrition and exercise and has published three books, 185 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, over 440 research abstracts, and 150 health and fitness related articles. According to Google Scholar, his work has been cited over 10,000 times in the literature (h-index 53, i10-index 130). Dr. Kreider and his students have presented over 600 presentations at regional, national, and international professional conferences. Dr. Kreider has received over 24 million dollars as a PI, Co-PI and/or consultant in internal and/or external funding to support research related to the role of exercise and nutrition on health, disease, rehabilitation, performance, and/or health disparities/equity. Dr. Kreider has received the NSCA Nutrition Achievement Award (2010), Global Health & Pharma Sport & Nutrition Award (2017), and the ISSN Lifetime Achievement Award (2018).