Sally Wimberley
  • Sally Wimberley
  • Program Coordinator of Exercise Science and Nutrition Science, Assistant Professor

  • Email:
  • Phone: 828.898.8779
  • Office: May School Room 131
  • Department: Academics


MS, The Sage Colleges
BS, North Carolina State University
Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Common Courses Taught

EXS 210 Introduction to Health and Wellness
EXS 280 Transition to Professional Practice
EXS 499 Capstone
NTR 230 Food Science
NTR 255 Nutrition, Health, and Wellness
NTR 361 Lifecycle Nutrition
NTR 461 Medication Nutrition Therapy

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

Prior to coming to Lees-McRae, I worked as a Registered Dietitian for four different long-term care/skilled nursing facilities in Western North Carolina and then as an Outpatient Dietician for a bariatric surgery team in Richmond, Virginia. 

Institutional Service and Responsibilities

I serve as the Program Coordinator of Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy and Nutrition Science programs and am an Assistant Professor. I am also the Head Cheerleading Coach.

Personal Interests

When I am not at Lees-McRae, I enjoy spending time with my husband, our daughter, Calliope, and our two rescue dogs. I am the proud aunt of four nephews and three nieces! I love to read, snowboard, bake, organize, garden and hike.