Title: Professor Emerita of Human Nutrition
Degree: Ph.D. 1988, University of Tennessee
Professional Interests: Nutrition, behavior and the environment, interventions and theory-driven behavior change strategies across the life cycle.
Research: Relationships between nutrition and behavior using theory-based models to understand food-related behavior and facilitate behavior change. Use of web-based technology to deliver nutrition interventions. Environmental supports on college campuses for healthful eating behavior. Family interventions for healthy weights in children. Research design using community-based participatory research approaches.