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  • Writer's pictureDr. Mickey Witte

About me

Updated: May 1, 2021


  • Ph.D. in Neuroscience in 2008

  • M.S. in Psychology in 2005

Awards and honors

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • B.W. Robinson Memorial Endowment for Neuroscience from Tallahassee Memorial Hospital

  • Lloyd M. Beidler Fellowship from the Florida State University

  • New Investigator Travel Award from the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior

Postdoctoral research

  • Brain Endowment Bank at the University of Miami medical campus - studies ranging from a potential cure for the neurological disorder known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, (or ALS, a.k.a. Lou Gehrig’s disease) to a specific addiction-related condition that was linked to sudden death

  • KiDZ Neuroscience Center at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis - neurotrauma prevention and outcome research and establishment of the BikeSafe program

Scientific publications (a selection)


Neuroanatomy, Advanced Neurological Mechanisms of Obesity and Metabolism, Nutritional Biochemistry, Integrative and Functional Nutrition, Professional Training and Counseling for Integrative Health, Advanced Nutrition for Health and Fitness, Applied Nutrition for Health and Performance, General Nutrition for Health and Performance

In my spare time

Outside of academia, most of my spare time is devoted to my family and two young children. When possible, I love to compete in endurance sporting events, practice mindfulness and am a passionate road safety advocate.

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