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Karen Lyke

Karen Lyke earned her Doctor of Science in Holistic Nutrition degree cum Laude. Karen's passion for health and wellness abound. She holds a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition, is a board Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN) and Diplomate in Advanced Nutritional Laboratory Assessment (DANLA). She is also Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCTMB). Karen is a highly respected and well-liked member of Hawthorn's faculty and is enthusiastic about educating students in the concepts of holistic nutrition as well the principles of traditional nutrition. She is constantly seeking educational opportunities as a lifelong learner and is to be applauded for all that she does. Her dissertation, A Study on the Effects of a High Soy-Content Diet on Urinary Oxalate Levels in Humans, and her oral defense was unanimously accepted by her dissertation committee. Keep up the good work, Dr. Lyke!