Faculty and Staff

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Chair

Lisa Pawloski

Lisa R. Pawloski, PhD
Chair, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
Professor
lpawlosk@gmu.edu
703-993-4628
Democracy Room 335

Research Interests:
  • Biocultural, geographic, and social determinants of obesity in transitional countries

 


Faculty

Lilian de Jonge

Lilian de Jonge, PhD
Assistant Professor
edejonge@gmu.edu
703-993-5153
Democracy Room 333

Research Interests:
  • Adaptation of energy and substrate metabolism to short and long-term changes in diet composition and energy balance
  • Effects of specific dietary components on energy metabolism and body composition
  • Role of circadian rhythm on body weight and energy balance 

Sina Gallo

Sina Gallo, RD, PhD
Assistant Professor
sgallo2@gmu.edu
703-993-5814
Democracy Room 338

Research Interests:
  • Early life nutrition in chronic disease prevention, particularly focused on bone and childhood obesity

Constance Gewa

Constance Gewa, PhD
Associate Professor
cgewa@gmu.edu
703-993-2173
Democracy Room 334

Research Interests:
  • Factors influencing nutrition status and the role of nutrition in health outcomes among women and children in Kenya  

Kerri LaCharite

Kerri LaCharite, PhD
Assistant Professor
klachari@gmu.edu
703-993-2740
Democracy Room 331

Research Interests:
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Impact of agriculture-based learning on eating and sustainability behaviors
  • Urban agriculture, particularly focused on local food policy and agriculture zoning on food security

Lisa Pawloski

Lisa R. Pawloski, PhD
Chair, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
Professor
lpawlosk@gmu.edu
703-993-4628
Democracy Room 335

Research Interests:
  • Biocultural, geographic, and social determinants of obesity in transitional countries

 


Margaret Slavin

Margaret Slavin, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
NUTR 295 Coordinator
mslavin@gmu.edu
703-993-6106
Democracy Room 337

Research Interests:
  • Food and nutrient composition analysis, and the impact of food processing on nutrient composition
  • Clinical and mechanistic connections between diet and migraine
  • Bioactive food compounds
  • Campus nutrition

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Tammy Wagner
Assistant Professor
twagner2@gmu.edu
703-993-6068
Democracy Room 336



Affiliated Faculty

Changwoo Ahn

Changwoo Ahn, PhD
Affiliate Faculty
cahn@gmu.edu
703-993-3978
David King 3034



Cara Frankenfeld

Cara Frankenfeld, PhD
Associate Professor
cfranken@gmu.edu
703-993-1911
Robinson B419

Research Interests:
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiological Methods
  • Microbiome  

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Joy Fraser
Affiliate Faculty
jfraser3@gmu.edu



Adjunct Faculty


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Susan Berkow
Adjunct Faculty
sberkow@gmu.edu







Taylor Wallace

Taylor Wallace, PhD, FACN
Adjunct Faculty
twallac9@gmu.edu
270-839-1776

Research Interests:
  • Nutritional interventions (micronutrient and dietary bioactive components) to promote health and prevent the onset of chronic disease

Staff

Joseph Wilson

Joseph Wilson
Office Manager, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
jwilso25@gmu.edu
703-993-9709
Democracy Room 339