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 specialty: Effects of dietary carbohydrate on weight regulation, leptin secretion, lipoprotein levels, energy expenditures, and disease risk factors.
Office: MRP 3027 Skype: wendy_buchan_csus firstname.lastname@example.org 278-6732 OFFICE HOURS: TR 10:30-noon
Lynn Hanna, Ph.D., Associate Professor
B.S., Nutrition Science UC Davis 1994
Ph.D., Developmental Nutrition UC Davis 1999
Areas of specialty: Maternal nutrition in embryo development, fetal growth, and lactation. 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: MRP 3013 email@example.com 278-6420 OFFICE HOURS: T 1-2pm, W 1:45-2:45pm, R 1:30-2:30pm
Urvashi Mulasi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
B.S., Nutrition (Nutrition and Dietetics Emphasis), University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
M.S., Nutrition (Community Nutrition focus), University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
Ph.D., Nutrition (Clinical Nutrition focus), Psychology Minor, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
Other: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, 2011
Areas of specialty: My research interests are nutrition assessment involving dietary intake methodology, anthropometry, and functional status evaluation; clinical implications of malnutrition and malnutrition assessment using the nutrition-focused physical examination. I am also interested in qualitative studies involving focus group methodology and research investigating the impact of acculturation on dietary behaviors and health attitudes.
Office: MRP 3035 firstname.lastname@example.org 278-4287 OFFICE HOURS: TR 1-2:30pm
Mical Shilts, Ph.D., Professor, Program Director
B.S. California State University, Sacramento
M.S. University of California, Davis
Ph.D. University of California, Davis
Areas of specialty: 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.
Office: MRP 3033 Skype:shiltsm email@example.com 278-4288 OFFICE HOURS: M 9-10am & 1:20-2:50pm,
Kelly R. Thompson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
B.A. Family and Consumer Sciences, Nutrition and Food, California State University, Sacramento
M.S. Food/Sensory Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Ph.D. Hospitality Administration, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Areas of specialty: Food Service Management, Beverage Management and Food Sensory Science. I have conducted sensory research in Florence Italy as well as participating in cultural study tours in Thailand and Korea.
Office: MRP 3029 firstname.lastname@example.org 278-5724 OFFICE HOURS: W 9-noon
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 specialty: Food safety and sanitation, environmental issues in
foodservice operations (specializing in solid waste management), food
recovery, cost control and financial management in different sectors
of foodservice operations and foodservice marketing.
OFFICE HOURS: M 11-noon, T 1-3pm by appointment only-please call for available times.
MRP 3000-Main FACS Office- Skype: seunghee.wie email@example.com 278-6393