Department: Nutrition/Dietetics

Department: Nutrition/Dietetics

Nicola McKeown, PhD

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests Role of carbohydrates (dietary fiber, whole-grains and sugar) on cardiometabolic risk Genetic predisposition to metabolic risk factors in the presence of high versus low sugar diets Dietary patterns and health and predictors of dietary adherence among followers of popular diets Dietary methodology for population studies and use of novel biomarkers […]

Megan McCrory, PhD

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests Roles of eating patterns, dietary composition and their interaction effects on energy regulation; Physiological and psychological factors influencing energy balance; Improvement in dietary intake, physical activity and body composition assessment methods. Selected Publications List of Published Work in MyBibliography (* denotes lead/corresponding authorship) Collins E, Cranford J, Polovich M, McCrory […]

Stacey A. Zawacki, DrPH, RDN

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests Overweight and obesity prevention in college students; Disordered eating and eating disorders; Nutrition-focused, multi-level health promotion program development Diet-related risk factor management Courses Taught SARHS 395 Food, Supplements, and Consumer Health SARHS 396 Dietary Interventions and Public Health The Sargent Choice Nutrition Center provides clinical learning opportunities for undergraduate and […]

Joan Salge Blake, EdD, RDN, LDN, FAND

Courses Taught HS366/566 Community Nutrition HS201 Introduction to Nutrition HS789 Theory and Practice in Nutrition Counseling HS811 Nutrition Practicum HS703 Dietetic Internship Scholarly and Practice Interests: Adult Obesity and Weight Management, Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Wellness, Lifestyle Changes, Food Safety, Nutrition Communications (Media) Book Publications Blake, Joan Salge. Nutrition &You, 2nd Edition, 2011. San Francisco: Pearson […]

Paula A. Quatromoni, DSc, RD

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests School-based health promotion and nutrition education Child, adolescent, and adult obesity Diet and chronic disease, specifically cardiovascular disease and metabolic disease Sports nutrition Eating disorders prevention and treatment Dietary assessment Courses Taught HS 408 Mediterranean Diet: Food, Culture and Health HS 384/584 Medical Nutrition Therapy I HS 385/585 Medical Nutrition […]

Marijane G. Staniec, MS, RDN, LDN

Scholarly and Practice Interests Application of clinical nutrition Practical learning experiences such as case studies, standardized patients, and simulation to augment didactic instruction Growth mindset instruction Courses Taught HS 384/584 Medical Nutrition Therapy 1 HS 486/586 Applied Nutrition Care HS 281/561 Life Cycle Nutrition HS 704 Essentials of Professional Practice HS 415 Undergraduate Nutrition Practicum […]

Shelly DeBiasse, PhD, RDN

Scholarly and Practice Interests Diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice among healthcare professionals and within healthcare professions, particularly dietetics Critial analysis of the influences of gender upon and within female-dominated healthcare professions Critical, feminist perspectives of food, nutrition, eating, and bodies Currently Teaching HS 251/551 Introduction to Nutrition Science HS 785 Research in Clinical Nutrition […]