Nutrition and Food/Dietetics Faculty Advisors
Wendy Buchan, Ph.D., Professor
B.S., Dietetics and Exercise Physiology, UC Davis
Ph.D., Nutrition, UC Davis
Other: Registered Dietitian, 1992
Areas of research: Effects of dietary carbohydrate on weight regulation, leptin secretion, lipoprotein levels and energy expenditures.
Areas of interest: clinical dietetics, high carbohydrate diets on body weight regulation and disease risk factors.
Office Hours: M noon-12:30 via skype, T 11:50-1:20pm, R 11:50-12:50 MRP 3027
Skype: wendy_buchan_csus email@example.com 278-6732
Lynn Hanna, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
B.S., Nutrition Science UC Davis 1994
Ph.D., Developmental Nutrition UC Davis 1999
Areas of research: Maternal nutrition in embryo development, fetal growth, and lactation
Areas of interest: I am interested in the role of nutrition in the promotion and prevention of birth defects and the role of breastfeeding and infant feeding on the development of obesity.
Office hours: M 9-10am, TR 1-2pm MRP 3013 firstname.lastname@example.org 278-6420
Dianne Hyson, Ph.D., Professor,
Interim Associate Dean, SSIS, DPD Director
B.A., Home Economics Honors, Acadia University, 1982.
M.S. Experimental Medicine, University of Alberta, 1991.
Ph.D. Nutrition, U.C. Davis, 2000.
Other: Registered Dietitian, 1983
Areas of research: Effect of diet on risk factors for chronic disease, dietary risk factors for heart disease in Asian countries, mechanisms of dietary fat in the non-fasting state (post-prandial lipemia) and heart disease risk.
Areas of interest: Developing nutritional data base for Asian countries, motivation and compliance with dietary guidelines.
Office Hours: On Reassignment AMD 255 email@example.com 278-6504
Mical Shilts, Ph.D., Associate Professor,
B.S. California State University, Sacramento
M.S. University of California, Davis
Ph.D. University of California, Davis
Areas of research: Development and quantitative and qualitative research of interventions using theories and models of behavior change to positively influence dietary and physical activity attitudes, intentions and behaviors of various target audiences.
Areas of interest: Participating in ballet, yoga, and aerobics classes, attending the theater, traveling,and spending time with family and friends.
Office hours: M 2:45-4:15pm, W 11-noon, F via skype 11-11:30am MRP 3033 Skype:shiltsm firstname.lastname@example.org 278-4288
Seunghee Wie, Ph.D., Professor, Department Chair
B.S., Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
M.S., Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Ph.D., Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Areas of research: Food safety and sanitation, Environmental issues in
foodservice operations (specialized in solid waste management), Food
recovery, Cost control and financial management in different sectors
of the foodservice operations, Foodservice marketing
Areas of interest: Cooking, child care, and golf
Office Hours: M 1:30-3pm, R 10-11:30am (by appointment only) MRP 3000-
main FACS office Skype: seunghee.wie email@example.com 278-6393