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Foods and Nutrition

  • Sage Royston

    Sage Royston

    Featured Graduates

    Royston developed an early passion for investigating the relationship between food and health

  • Caroline Wieler

    Caroline Wieler

    Featured Graduates

    Future Registered Dietitian hopes to inspire confidence in others through healthy living, adventure and positivity.

  • Taylor Newman

    Taylor Newman

    Featured Graduates

    Newman aspires to use her skills to inform food and nutrition policy to increase access to healthful food

  • Jake Conner

    Jake Conner

    Featured Graduates

    FACS feels like home to Conner, named the Outstanding Senior of the FACS Class of 2020

  • Sina Gallo

    Sina Gallo


    Sina Gallo examines how diet during the critical periods of development affects health and disease.

  • Katie Barnes

    Katie Barnes


    Katie Barnes received her BS in FDN and is a Technical Sales Manager for Merieux NutriSciences.

  • Alex Anderson

    Alex Anderson


    Dr. Anderson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Foods and Nutrition.

  • Valerie Chertin

    Valerie Chertin


    Valerie Chertin received her MS in 2013 and is a clinical dietitian at Atlanta Medical Center.

  • Lori Maggioni

    Lori Maggioni


    CPT Maggioni, an RDN in the US Army, received a dual Nutrition Science and Dietetics degree.

  • Alison Berg

    Alison Berg


    Dr. Berg is an Assistant Professor and Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist in FDN.

  • Karina Patel

    Karina Patel

    Spring 2020 Featured Graduates

    Future medical professional discovered passion for nutrition, health early in life.

  • Alexa Taylor

    Alexa Taylor

    Spring 2020 Featured Graduates

    Nutrition-focused study abroad trip led Taylor to dietetics program.

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