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Barbara Grossman

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

Clinical Associate Professor; Director Dietetic Internship Program; Graduate Coordinator

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Foods and Nutrition University of Georgia 1989
M.S. Foods and Nutrition University of Georgia 1983
B.S. Nutrition Science Univ of Calif, Davis 1979

Research

Dr. Grossman conducts research in the area of the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Teaching

Dr. Grossman teaches a large, undergradute introductory nutrition course as well as graduate courses for students in the Dietetic Internship program.

Prior Professional Positions

Organization Title Years of Service
University of Georgia, Department of Foods and Nutrition Director, School Nutrition Director Certification Program 2007-2009
University of Georgia, Department of Foods and Nutrition Assistant Research Scientist 1996-1998
University of Georgia, Department of Foods and Nutrition Postdoctoral Associate 1989-1995

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
FACS 100 College of Family and Consumer Sciences, UGA 2018
Fellow, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2016
Outstanding Dietetic Educator, Area 3 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2015
Distinguished Alumni Award College of Family and Consumer Sciences, UGA 2015
Outstanding Teacher of the Year Department of Foods and Nutrition, UGA 2013

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Editorial Board member International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2014-present

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Organization Title Year(s) Service Type Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition Educators of Heath Professionals Secretary 2014-2016
Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Chair, Awards Committee 2013-2019
Northeast Georgia Dietetics Assn Chair, Nominating Committee 2019-present
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Second Century Liaison Liaison 2016-2018

Outreach

Dr. Grossman is the Director of the Dietetic Internship, a nationally accredited program (accredited through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics).  This internship is required for students training to become a Registered Dietitian.

Areas of Expertise

Dietetics Education

Online Learning

Learning Assessment

Books

Hausman, DB, & Grossman, BM. (2017).  Dietary Fat and Obesity. In C. C. Akoh & D. B. Min (Eds.), Food Lipids: Chemistry, Nutrition and

Biochemistry, Third Edition (pp. tbd).  Marcel Decker, NY.

Current Classes

FDNS 2100, Human Nutrition and Food, Fall and Spring semesters

FDNS 7911 (2 sections each semster), Dietetic Supervised Practice & Professional Development, Fall and Spring semesters

FDNS 5910, Dietetic Practicum, Summer semester

FDNS 7910, Dietetics Internship, Summer semester

Journal Articles

Merideth J, Giraudo S, Grossman B, Murray D.  Barriers and Facilitator to Organized Physical Activity in Summer Campers.  Journal of GA Pubic Health Assn.  Dec 2020.  Accepted

Ford M, Ellis E, Goetz J, Archuleta K, Gale J, Grossman B, Grant E, Gonyea J.  2019. Depression and Financial Distress in a Clinical Population: The Value of Interdisciplinary Services and Training.  Contemporary Family Therapy, 1-10

Rivera-Gonzalez N, Berg A, Hartzell D, Giraudo S, Grossman B. Nutrition Intervention to Hispanic Groups: Pilot Studies with Children and Families.  Ecology of Food and Nutrition.  58.3 (2019): 219-235.

Cown MH, Grossman BM, Giraudo SQ. Nutrition Education Intervention to Improve Nutrition-Related Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors for Hispanic Children.   Ecology of Food and Nutrition 56(6):493-513 02 Nov 2017

Giraudo S, Montero JC, Kaufmann P, Grossman B. Current Dietary Lipids Recommendations: Pros and Cons.  Journal of Nutrition and Health Sciences 3(4):406-415 Article number 2393-9060 06 Dec 2016

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