SFA Faculty Listing

Timothy Bowden, Aquaculture
Stephanie Burnett, Horticulture
Beth Calder, Food Science
Lily Calderwood, Horticulture
Mary Ellen Camire, Food Science
Robert Causey, Animal Science
Susan Erich, Plant and Soil Chemistry
Eric Gallandt, Weed Ecology
Charlene Gray, Horticulture
Jianjun (Jay) Hao, Plant Pathology
Mark Hutton, Vegetable Crops
Pauline Kamath, Animal Health
Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, Clinical Nutrition
Anne Lichtenwalner, Animal Science
Robson Machado, Food Science
Ellen Mallory, Sustainable Agriculture
David Marcinkowski, Animal Science
Jade McNamara, Human Nutrition
Eileen Molloy, Human Nutrition
Renae Moran, Pomology
Angela Myracle, Human Nutrition
Balu Nayak, Food Science
Tsutomu Ohno, Soil Chemistry
Brian Perkins, Food Science
Jennifer Perry, Food Microbiology
Bryan Peterson, Horticulture
Greg Porter, Crop Ecology
Juan Romero, Animal Nutrition
Denise Skonberg, Food Science
Susan Sullivan, Human Nutrition
Mona Therrien, Human Nutrition
Matthew Wallhead, Horticulture
James Weber, Animal Science
Adrienne White, Professor Emerita
David Yarborough, Horticulture
Kate Yerxa, Human Nutrition

Jade McNamara

Assistant Professor of Human Nutrition

Degree: Ph.D. University of Rhode Island
Phone: 207.581.4895
Email: jade.mcnamara@maine.edu
Location: 107 Hitchner Hall

Professional Interests: Nutrition behavior change using theory-driven methods focusing on both environment and personal factors that influence health behavior decisions.

Teaching: FSN 401 Community Nutrition, FSN 671 Advanced Graduate Seminar

Research: Exploring the relationship between nutrition and food literacy and dietary behaviors, developing curricula and interventions, using theory-driven behavior change methods, to influence healthy behavior change in youth and young adults. Evidence-based instructional practices for critical thinking in health studies and higher education. Instrument/survey development to assess behavior and perceptions of health.

Recent Publications:

Kattelmann K, Hofer E, Merfeld C, Meendering J, Olfert MD, McNamara J, Colby S, Meade R, Franzen-Castle L, Aguirre T, Mathews D, Moyer J, White AA. Quality of Life Associated with Physical Activity but not Sedentary Time in Youth. Jrnl of Childhood Obesity 2018; No 3 Iss No: S1.001
DOI: 10.21767/2572-5394.100052

Olfert MD, Hagedorn RL, White JA, Baker BA, Colby SE, Franzen-Castle L, Kattelmann KK, White AA. An Impact Mapping Method to Generate Robust Qualitative Evaluation of Community-Based Research Programs for Youth and Adults. Methods & Protocols 2018, 1(3):25. https://doi.org/10.3390/mps1030025

Hagedorn RL, White JA, Franzen-Castle L, Colby SE, Kattelmann KK, White A, Olfert MD. Using Teen Leaders to Implement a Childhood Obesity Prevention Program in the Community: Feasibility and Perceptions of a Partnership with HSTA and iCook 4-H. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018; 15(5). DOI:10.3390/ijerph15050934 PMC5981973

White JA, Hagedorn RL, Waterland NL, Barr ML, Famodu OA, Root AE, White AA, Colby SE, Franzen-Castle F, Kattelmann KK,Olfert MD. Development of iGrow: A Curriculum for Youth/Adult Dyads to Increase Gardening Skills, Culinary Competence, and Family Meal Time for Youths and Their Adult Caregivers. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15(7), 1401.https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15071401

Olfert MD, Famodu OA, Flanagan S, Smith E, Leary MP, White JA, Koenings M, Colby SE, Kattelmann KK, Franzen-Castle L, White AA. The Effect of iCook 4-H, a Childhood Obesity Prevention Program, on Blood Pressure and Quality of Life in Youth and Adults: A Randomized Control Trial. Jrnl of Childhood Obesity 2018; No 3 Iss No: 1: 4 .DOI: 10.21767/2572-5394.100044

Xu, Furong, Stephanie Marchand, Celeste Corcoran, Heather DiBiasio, Rachel Clough, Christopher S. Dyer, Jennifer Nobles, Jade White, Mary L. Greaney, and Geoffrey W. Greene. “A Community-Based Nutrition and Physical Activity Intervention for Children Who Are Overweight or Obese and Their Caregivers.” Journal of Obesity 2017, 1-9. DOI: 10.1155/2017/2746595