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Nutritional Sciences News & Highlights

 

Category for the blog for Nutritional Sciences in the School of Human Ecology.

Subcategories from this category:

NTR Research News, NTR News & Events

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Drew Hays and Her Background in Culinary Arts + MSNS Highlights

OverviewProfessor Drew Hays received her bachelors in Nutritional Sciences from UT-Austin. She then completed her dietetic internship to become a Registered Dietitian (RD) at the University of Houston and came back to UT to obtain her master's degree in Nutritional Sciences. She also holds a degree in Culinary Arts and is a professiona...

Dr. Marissa Burgermaster and Her Work in Behavioral Nutrition

OverviewDr. Marissa Burgermaster is a Behavioral Nutrition Scientist. She completed her undergraduate as a music major and psychology major. She received a Master's in Education and became a teacher and administrator for an elementary and middle school, developing curricula and training teachers. During her time there, she noticed a li...

Dr. Christopher Jolly and His Research in Immunology + MSNS Highlights

OverviewDr. Christopher Jolly received his PhD in Nutrition from Texas A&M College Station, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology. He went on to complete a second postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in the Department of M...

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Monica Meadows and Her Leadership in Dietetics + MSNS Highlights

OverviewDr. Monica Meadows received her B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from UT-Austin, completing the Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD) to become a Registered Dietitian. Originally, Dr. Meadows wanted to obtain a Master's in Health Education to further her interests in research, but after being a TA for the CPD for one semester, she...

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Jaimie Davis and Her Work in Obesity Related Interventions

OverviewDr. Jaimie Davis received her PhD in Nutritional Sciences from UT-Austin. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. For almost two decades, she has been working with obesity-related interventions. You may be wondering, what prompted Dr. Davis to be involved in this specific field of rese...