Seminars

In our weekly seminars, nutrition experts share their insight with students, faculty, staff, and alumni. These seminars supplement traditional coursework and provide a medium for introducing attendees to the latest data and practices in fundamental research, clinical and community nutrition. The seminars take place on Wednesdays from 11:30am - 12:20pm in the locations indicated below. Our seminars are open to students and faculty from outside of Nutritional Sciences, so please feel free to join us each week.

Date Speaker Topic Location Host
January 10, 2024 Dr. Michelle Parisi, Dr. Carla Schwan Faculty Research Showcase Dawson 306 Dr. Emily Noble
January 17, 2024 Dr. Jennifer Gay - UGA Department of Health Promotion and Behavior "Trash Talk: Developing a Messaging Campaign to Promote Litter Cleanup with Physical Activity" Dawson 306 Dr. Emily Noble
January 24, 2024 Dr. S. Tony Wolf - UGA Department of Kinesiology "Heat Stress Vulnerability in a Warming Climate" Dawson 306 Dr. Emily Noble
January 31, 2024 Dr. Jason Richardson - UGA Department of Physiology and Pharmacology "Gene-environment interactions in Alzheimer's disease: a path to precision prevention and treatment" Dawson 306 Dr. Emily Noble
February 7, 2024 Dr. Laurel Dunn - UGA Department of Food Science & Technology "Between Farm and Fork: Ensuring Food Safety in the Land of To" Dawson 306 Dr. Carla Schwan
February 14, 2024 Dr. Maria Rossi - Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Department, Clemson University "Rural Veteran Perception of Healthcare Access in South Carolina and Florida - A Qualitative Study" Dawson 306 Dr. Michelle Parisi
February 21, 2024 TBD TBD Dawson 306 TBD
February 28, 2024 Dr. Annie Hardison-Moody - Agricultural and Human Sciences, North Carolina State University " Dawson 306 Dr. Ali Berg
March 6, 2024 No Seminar - Spring Break
March 13, 2024 Kassidy Sharpe - PhD Candidate, UGA Department of Nutritional Sciences Dissertation - "Development of a Culturally Appropriate Healthy Beverage Instagram Campaign for Black Parents" Dawson 306 Dr. Caree Cotwright
March 20, 2024 Mary Catherine Prater - PhD Candidate, UGA Department of Nutritional Sciences Dissertation - "Comparison of cottonseed oil vs. olive oil diet enrichment on cardiometabolic health markers" Dawson 306 Dr. Jamie Cooper
March 27, 2024 Mai Spaulding - PhD Candidate, UGA Department of Nutritional Sciences Dissertation - TBD Dawson 306 Dr. Emily Noble
April 3, 2024 Jessica Strosahl - PhD Candidate, UGA Department of Nutritional Sciences Dissertation - "From Mouse Genetics to Human Biobanks: Investigating Genes Relevant to Antioxidant Systems" Dawson 306 Dr. Rob Pazdro
April 10, 2024 Kristen Marks - Lieutentant, US Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control TBD Dawson 306 Dr. Jung Sun Lee
April 17, 2024 TBD TBD Dawson 306 TBD
April 24, 2024 TBD TBD Dawson 306 TBD
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