Department of Nutrition
West Chester University
Dr. Jeff Harris, DrPH, MPH, RD, LDN
College of Health Sciences
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
Mary Beth R. Gilboy, PhD, MPH, RD, LDN
610. 738. 0559, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Beth Gilboy joined the Department of Health, West Chester University faculty in 2005. She teaches courses in nutrition and culture, introductory nutrition principles, strategies in dietetic education and community nutrition. Dr. Gilboy’s research interests are school nutrition education, community nutrition and dietetics education. She is a registered and licensed dietitian and is currently active in a local school wellness committee, the Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network and professional organizations. She holds degrees from Temple University (PhD, Health Education), University of North Carolina (MPH) and Marywood University (BS, Nutrition and Dietetics).
Dr. Jeffrey Harris, DrPH, RD, LDN
610. 436. 2655, email@example.com
Dr. Harris is the Director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program and originally is from Southern California. He earned his B.A. in Biology at the University of California at San Diego, his M.P.H. in Nutrition and Health Education at Loma Linda University, Department of Health. Dr. Harris is a registered dietitian and teaches courses in biostatistics, research design, stress management, obesity, nutrition counseling and medical nutrition therapy as it relates to cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Janet Lacey, DrPH, MEd, RD, LDN
610. 436. 3176 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Lacey, a Massachusetts native, joined the health faculty in 2000. She teaches courses in introductory nutrition principles, advanced nutrition -- macronutrients and micronutrients, experimental foods, and vegetarian nutrition and cuisine. Dr. Lacey's research interests are in zinc dietary assessment and plant-based diets. She is a registered dietitian and holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (DrPH, Public Health Nutrition), the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (MS, Nutrition and Food Science), UMASS Boston (MEd, Counseling and School Psychology) and Simmons College (BS, Liberal Studies, with emphasis in Food Science and Russian).
Lynn Monahan, DCN, MPH, RD, LDN
610. 738. 3897 email@example.com
Lynn Monahan joined the health faculty in 2000. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in introductory nutrition principles, lifecycle nutrition, nutrition and culture and community nutrition. Ms. Monahan's research interests are clinical nutrition, as it relates to diabetes. She is a registered dietitian and holds degrees from the University of California-Berkeley (B.S. in Clinical Dietetics) and West Chester University (MPH in Integrative Health). She is currently a Pre-Doctoral student at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in the Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition (DCN) program.
Dr. Sandra Walz, PhD, MS, RD, LDN
610. 436. 3113 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Walz, a Minnesota native, joined the health faculty in 1995. She earned her B.S. in dual majors: 1) Home Economics, nutrition specialization and 2) Corporate and Community Fitness and her M.S. in Food and Nutrition from North Dakota State University. Her PhD is in Hospitality Management from Kansas State University. Dr. Walz teaches basic nutrition, sports nutrition, consumer nutrition, quantity food production, and hospitality management courses. She participates in research that focuses on pedagogy and adolescent obesity. Topics of interest include problem-based and adventure-based learning, adolescent overweight and obesity, and school foodservice.
Christine Karpinski, PhD, RD, CSSD, LDN
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Christine Karpinski has taught in the Department of Health, West Chester University since 1999 as an adjunct faculty. She became a tenure-track faculty in fall 2010. She teaches courses in sports nutrition, nutrition and culture, consumer nutrition, and nutrition assessment. Chris’s research interests are sports nutrition, the interaction between exercise, nutrition and disease prevention and cultural diversity. She is a registered and licensed dietitian and a board certified sports dietitian. She holds degrees from West Chester University (BS, Exercise Science), Immaculata University (MA, Nutrition Education), and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (PhD, Health Sciences – Nutrition).
Gina Pazzaglia PhD, MA, RD, LDN
610. 436. 2931 firstname.lastname@example.org
Our adjunct faculty:
Nutrition Program Director and Prospective Student Advisor : Dr. Jeffrey Harris 610. 436. 2655