Sepideh Kaviani

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

Ph.D. Student

Address:
161 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

E-Mail:

workOffice Phone: 8064070707

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
B.S. Science of Nutrition Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2014
M.S. Nutrition Sciences Texas Tech University Transferred to UGA in 2016

Research

Sepideh is working as a research assistant in Dr. Cooper's lab. Their research mainly evolves around obesity along with hunger/satiety hormone responses to certain diets.  

Teaching

Science of Nutrition lab (Instructor) - Fall 2015 (Texas Tech University)

FDNS 2100 Human Nutrition and Food (Teaching Assistant) - Fall 2016 (UGA)

FDNS 4600 Food and Nutrition Policy (Teaching Assistant) - Spring 2017 (UGA)

FDNS 2000 Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences (Teaching Assistant) - Fall 2017 (UGA)

Outreach

American Society for Nutrition                       2017-Present

Experimental Biology (EB) Conference 2017, Chicago, IL:

           - Oral Presentation: Determining the Accuracy and Reliability of Indirect Calorimeters Utilizing the Methanol Combustion Technique

           - Poster Presentation: Postprandial Inflammation and Coagulation Responses to High-Fat Meals rich in Saturated Fatty Acids

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
Texas Tech University, Department of Nutrition Sciences Graduate Teaching Assistant Fall 2015
University of Georgia, Department of Foods and Nutrition Graduate Research Assistant and Graduate Teaching Assistant 2016-Present

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Departmental Scolarship Department of Nutritional Sciences, Texas Tech University 2015
Ruth Rowan Morrison Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2016
University of Georgia Graduate School Student Travel Award University of Georgia Graduate School 2017
Ruth Rowan Morrison Graduate Endowment in Nutrition College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2017
Glenn and Helen Burton Feeding the Hungry Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2017

Journal Articles

Kaviani S, Cooper JA. Appetite Responses to High-Fat Meals or Diets of Varying Fatty Acid Composition: A Comprehensive Review. Eur J Clin Nutr 2016.

Working Papers

Kaviani S, Schoeller DA, Ravussin E, Melanson EL, Henes ST, Dugas LR, Dechert RE, Mitri GE, Schoffelen PF, Gubbels P, Tornberg A, Fritzdorf S, Akkermans M, Cooper JA. Determining the Accuracy and Reliability of Indirect Calorimeters Utilizing the Methanol Combustion Technique. 2017 July; Under Review. 

Advisory Committee

Dr. Jamie Cooper, Dr. Claire de La Serre, Dr. Chad Paton, Dr. Richard Lewis, Dr. Ginnefer Cox

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