Division of Nutrition

Eldon Wayne Askew, Ph.D.

Faculty Position Dr ASkew


Contact Information

  • Campus Office Address: HPER N, Room #224-B
  • Mailing Address: 250 South 1850 East #214, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • Telephone: (801) 581-8240
  • Facsimile: (801) 585-3874
  • E-mail: wayne.askew@health.utah.edu
  • Current CV


  • Ph.D. Michigan State University
  • M.S. University of Illinois
  • B.S. University of Illinois

Professional Associations

  • American Society for Nutrition Sciences
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Wilderness Medical Society
  • American Society for Nutrition
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • International Society for Mountain Medicine
  • Aplha Zeta, Gamma Sigma Delta, Sigma Xi

Current Publications

Pasiakos, Stefan M., Krista G. Austin, Harris R. Lieberman,and E. Wayne Askew. Efficacy and Safety of Protein Supplements for U.S. Armed Forces Personnel: Consensus Statement. J. Nutr. 143: 1811S–1814S, 2013. Published, 12/2013.

Wing-Gaia,Stacie L.,  Dana C. Gershenoff, Micah J. Drummond, E. Wayne Askew Effect of leucine supplementation on fat free mass with prolonged hypoxic exposure during a 13-day trek to Everest Base Camp: A double-blind randomized study. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, Published on the web 25 September 2013, 10.1139/apnm-2013-0319. Published, 09/2013.

Rodway, G.W., S.E. McIntosh, E.W. Askew. Bradford Washburn’s 1962 NEJM Article “Frostbite”: What it is - How to prevent it - Emergency treatment” - Historical Background and Commentary. Wilderness and Environ Med 22: 177-171 2011.

Bistrian, B.R., W. Askew J.W. Erdman, M. P. Oria. Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury:A Perspective From the Institute of Medicine Report. J Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 35(5): 556-559  2011

Skatrud-Mickelson, M. , J.Benson, J. Hannon, E.W. Askew. A Comparison of Subjective and Objective Measures of Physical Exertion J Sports Sci  29(15):1635-1644, 2011

Askew, E.W.  Nutrition, Malnutrition and Starvation. In: Auerbach, P.S. Ed, Wilderness Medicine  6th ed  Elsevier/Mosby , Philadelphia, PA pp 1374-1393, 2012

Day, D., A. Young and Eldon W. Askew. Nutrition and Military Performance.  In: Textbook of Military Medicine: Medical Aspects of Deploying to Harsh Environments, Borden Institute, Vol II Chapter 6 In Press, 2012

McDaniel. John, Wayne Askew, Danielle Bennett, Jason Mihalopoulos, Sujata Anantharaman, Anette S. Fjeldstad, Dan C. Rule, Nazeem M. Nanjee, Ryan A. Harris and Russell S. Richardson. Bison Meat has a Lower Atherogenic Risk Than Beef in Healthy Men Nutrition Research. Nutrition Research (In Press 2013)