Kristopher Grimes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and State Specialist for Nutrition and Health; Lead Scientist for the Center for Nutrition and Cancer Research
Academic Affairs
School of Education, Human Development and Consumer Sciences

Cooperative Extension Building
Suite 108
105 University Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601


Phone: (502) 597-5070


Dr. Grimes serves as the Lead Scientist for the Nutrition and Cancer Laboratory.  His research focuses on the relationship between nutrition and cancer with regards to metabolic activity and the effects of oxidative stress.  In addition, Dr. Grimes is seeking to improve the efficacy of radiation therapy with the implementation of non-chemotherapeutic modalities.  Finally, Dr. Grimes’ research extends to the public perceptions of nutrition upon the incidence of chronic disease, such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and other conditions.

Dr. Grimes specializes in General Nutrition, Cancer, Fitness, Cellular Metabolism, Obesity.