Regulation of food intake and body weight including effects of diet on neuropeptides and neurotransmitters that play a role in the development of obesity, and examining how diet interacts with the ability of leptin to regulate energy balance.
Food Science and Technology, Hospitality and Tourism, Nutrition and Dietetic Services, Nutrition
PhD, Louisiana State University, Physiology, 1988
MS, Auburn University, Physiology, 1984
BS, Auburn University, Arts and Sciences, 1980