Emily Lauren Selph

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

MS/DI Student

Address:
219 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602

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Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
BSFCS Dietetics University of Georgia 2016
BSFCS Consumer Foods University of Georgia 2016

Research

I am conducting my master's research under the direction of Dr. Alison Berg, a UGA Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist. As her graduate research assistant, I help to facilitate evidence-based community programs related to chronic disease prevention and weight management education. 

Current Research

My current research is evaluating the implementation of a statewide Extension program, Cooking for a Lifetime of Cancer Prevention Cooking School, which promotes the importance of cancer screenings and nutrition/lifestyle choices for cancer prevention.

Teaching

During the fall 2017 semester, I will be a teaching assistant for FDNS 4050, Optimal Nutrition through the Life Span, taught by Dr. Alex Anderson. 

Outreach

I serve on the College of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association Board of Directors and am also the Professional Development Chair for the Northeast Georgia Dietetic Association. 

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
June and Bill Flatt Nutrition Excellence Graduate Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2016-2017
Presidential Award of Excellence University of Georgia Office of the President 2016
Outstanding Student in a DPD Program Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2016
Margaret Jerome Sampson Scholarship Phi Upsilon Omicron Educational Foundation 2015-2016
Marian Wang Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2015-2016
Pam McIntyre Thompson, RD Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2015-2016
Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2014-2015
Zell Miller Scholarship Georgia Student Finance Commission 2011-2015

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
FACS Alumni Association Member, Board of Directors 2017-2019
Northeast Georgia Dietetic Association Professional Development Chair 2017-2018
Northeast Georgia Dietetic Association Professional Development Chair-Elect 2016-2017