Research interests: Nutrition counseling; professional practice in dietetics and dietetics education; adverse childhood experiences and adult health outcomes; college weight gain and college health; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) research.

Subject area: Nutrition

Past Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, Baylor University (past)

Director, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management, College of Human Sciences, Auburn University

Assistant Professor and Director, School of Health and Kinesiology, Waters College of Health Professions, Georgia Southern University (past)

Food Science and Technology, Food Science and Technology, Hospitality and Tourism, Hospitality and Tourism, Nutrition and Dietetic Services, Nutrition and Dietetic Services, Nutrition, Nutrition
MS, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Clinical Nutrition, 2012
PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Health Education and Health Promotion, 2008
MAEd, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Early Childhood Education, 2004
MS, Philadelphia Biblical University, Christian Counseling, 1998
BS, University of Alabama, Food, Nutrition and Institution Management, 1979