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Xiang Gao
Xiang Gao
Associate Professor
Director of Nutritional Epidemiology Lab
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Alison Gernand
Alison D. Gernand
Ann Atherton Hertzler Early Career Professor in Global Health
Assistant Professor
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Tammy Houser
Graduate Program Adminstrative Assistant
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program Administration
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Kathleen Keller
Kathleen L. Keller
Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
Director Metabolic Kitchen and Children's Eating Behavior Laboratory
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Childrens Eating Lab Graduate Program
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Summary Statement

Our lab is interested in how eating behaviors develop in children and their relationship to pediatric obesity.

Shawnee Kelly
Shawnee M. Kelly
Assistant Teaching Professor
Coordinator of Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Nutritional Science
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program World Campus
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Kodish
Stephen Kodish
Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Nutritional Sciences
Department
Biobehavioral Health - BBH Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program
Phone
Email
Summary Statement

As a social and behavioral scientist, Stephen Kodish is interested in the design, implementation, and evaluation of interventions aimed to improve the health and nutrition of vulnerable populations globally.

Penny Kris-Etherton
Penny M. Kris-Etherton
Distinguished Professor of Nutrition
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Cardiometabolic Nutrition Research Lab (CNRL) Graduate Program
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Summary Statement

Dr. Kris-Etherton's research expertise is cardiovascular nutrition. She conducts controlled clinical nutrition studies to evaluate the effect of dietary patterns, foods, nutrients and bioactives on CV risk factors.

Laura Murray-Kolb
Laura E. Murray-Kolb
Professor-in-Charge of the Graduate Program
Associate Professor
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program Graduate Professor-in-Charge
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Muzi Na
Muzi Na
Assistant Professor
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Gina Pazzaglia
Gina Pazzaglia
Associate Teaching Professor
Director, MPS Program in Nutritional Sciences
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program World Campus
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Connie Rogers
Connie J. Rogers
Associate Professor
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Barbara Rolls
Barbara J. Rolls
Helen A. Guthrie Chair and Professor
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Food Lab Graduate Program
Phone
Fax
814-863-8574
Email
A. Ross
A. Catharine Ross
Professor and Occupant of Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair
Department Head
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Administration Graduate Program
Phone
Fax
814-865-4723
Email
Gregory Shearer
Gregory Shearer
Associate Professor
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program
Phone
Fax
814-863-6103
Email
Jennifer Williams
Jennifer Savage Williams
Assistant Professor
Director, Center for Childhood Obesity Research
Department
Nutritional Sciences - NUTR Graduate Program Center for Childhood Obesity Research - CCOR
Phone
Fax
(814) 863-6103
Email
Summary Statement

Dr. Savage Williams is the Director for the Center of Childhood Obesity Research at The Pennsylvania State University and also an Assistant Professor within the Department of Nutritional Sciences.

Graduate Program Faculty outside of the Department of Nutritional Sciences