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College of Human Ecology

Faculty Advisors and Interests

Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

Mark Haub

Current and future areas of scholarship and research:

  • Exercise and nutrition
  • Role of supplements and carbohydrates in exercise performance
Shawna Jordan

Current and future areas of scholarship and research:

  • Instruction development for athletic training
  • Brain injury trauma and interactive tools to enhance rehabilitation
  • Use of new technology to enhance balance training and rehabilitation of injuries
  • Learning styles of students and the influence on curriculum and instruction
Tandalayo Kidd

Current and future areas of scholarship and research:

  • Nutrition and physical activity education
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Adolescent obesity/nutrition
  • Worksite wellness program
Brian Lindshield

Current and future areas of scholarship and research:

  • Investigate the potential of phytochemicals, functional foods, micronutrients and/or botanicals to alter prostate tumor growth using laboratory-based research methods
  • Creating and collecting online public domain content (not copyrighted, can be freely used and adapted) for use in nutrition education. Using wikis, YouTube and other Internet resources to serve as textbook alternatives
  • Creating in class and online assignments and activities facilitate higher-level student learning
Edgar Chambers IV

Current and future areas of scholarship and research:

  • Sensory properties of food and beverage, health care, textile, and other consumer products
  • Consumer preferences and consumer shopping behavior
  • Methods for conducting sensory and consumer research
Sandy Procter

Current and future areas of scholarship and research:

  • Community nutrition to develop a certification program for nutrition educators
Kevin Sauer

Current and future areas of scholarship and research:

  • Career paths, identity and satisfaction of dietitians
  • Child nutrition programs
  • Healthcare food and nutrition services, financial management in dietetics
  • Food safety, allergies and HACCP implementation
Weiqun (George) Wang

Current and future areas of scholarship and research:

  • Molecular mechanisms of cancer prevention by dietary energy restriction, exercise and/or phytochemicals
  • Phytochemicals functional food for cancer prevention, diet and cancer prevention