Gail Mooney Hanula
College of Family and Consumer Sciences
Senior Public Service Associate Emerita
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|PhD||Health Promotion and Behavior||The University of Georgia||2009|
|EdS||Nutrition Education||The University of Georgia||1984|
|MHE||Foods and Nutrition||The University of Georgia||1983|
|BSHE||Home Economics Education||The University of Georgia||1982|
I conduct research on the effectiveness of theory-based nutrition education curricula in improving dietary intake and related behaviors.
I guest lecture primarily in the Department of Foods and Nutrition's nutrition education course. The majority of my teaching has been through Cooperative Extension, providing in-service education for nutrition paraprofessionals and professional staff (County Extension Agents) and for teachers and health professionals throughout the State of Georgia.
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|Award of Excellence||Georgia Nutrition Council||2013|
|Friend of 4-H Award||Georgia Association of Extension 4-H Agents||2013|
|Continued Excellence Award||National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences||2010|
|1st Place National Winner – Communications: Educational Curriculum Package. Team Leader. “EFNEP Food Talk||National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences||2009|
|Senior Achievement in Extension Award||Gamma Sigma Delta, University of Georgia Chapter||2009|
|Walter B. Hill Award for Excellence in Public Service and Outreach||Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, The University of Georgia||2008|
|Society for Nutrition Education||Co-Chair, Nominating Committee||2011-2013||National|
|USDA NIFA||Co-Chair, EFNEP Behavior Checklist Review Committee||2011-2012||National|
|Georgia Department of Education||Georgia Department of Education Nutrition Committee||2011||State|
|Society for Nutrition Education||Task Force Member, (appointed), Society for Nutrition Education Credentialing Task Force||2010-2011||National|
|The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences||4-H Advisory Committee||2010-2011||University|
|NASULGC||Southern Region Representative, NASULGC ECOP EFNEP Task Force||2005-2009||National|
|Georgia Department of Health and Human Services||Maternal and Child Health Advisory Board||2008||State|
|USDA CSREES||Chair, EFNEP NEERS5 Beta Testing Committee||2007-2008||National|
Prior to my retirement, I coordinated The University of Georgia's Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), a project funded by USDA NIFA. I currently serve on an expert panel funded by USDA on best practices in nutrition education for limited resource audiences.
Hanula, G. M., Bentley, R. M., Adams, R. W., Hibbs, J. E., and Solomon, A. P. Barriers, Benefits, and Self-Efficacy for Consuming Fruits, Vegetables, and Milk Group Foods among EFNEP Participants. (Abstract). Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, July/August, 2010. Supplement.
Hanula, G. M., Bentley, R. M., Adams, R. W., Hibbs, J. E., and Solomon, A. P. Evaluation of a Community Nutrition Education Intervention to Decrease Hypertension Risk. (Abstract) Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. July/August Supplement, 2009.
Jayaratne, K. S. U., Crawley, C., and Hanula, G. A simple method to evaluate series- type extension programs. Journal of Extension (On-line), 43 (2). 2005. Available at www.joe.org/joe/2005april/tt3.shtml.
Jayaratne, K. S. U., Crawley, C., and Hanula, G. Walk-A-Weigh fights obesity: Impact evaluation of a nutrition and exercise program. Research Journal of Extension Family and Consumer Sciences, Spring, 2005, 5-8.
Purvis, Debbie. Hanula, Gail M., Editor. Healthy Georgia Kids! 2010. A 6-lesson curriculum for preschool children. Designed to help children understand the importance of food to good health, and that washing their hands can keep them well.
Session 1: Georgia Kids Wash Your Paws
Session 2: Georgia Kids Eat Healthy
Session 3: Georgia Kids Eat Colorful Fruits
Session 4: Georgia Kids Drink Milk
Session 5: Georgia Kids Eat Colorful Vegetables
Session 6: Georgia Kids Move More
Hanula, Gail M., et al. “EFNEP Food Talk.” 2009. A 6-lesson Health Belief Model-based curriculum focusing on putting the Dietary Guidelines into practice by increasing fruits, vegetables, and calcium-rich foods in the context of a reduced-sodium diet. Designed to help limited resource clients increase their self-efficacy for preparing healthy meals. Includes instructor guide and participant materials. Six one-hour modules with recipes and recipe demonstration tips are included in the curriculum, including:
Session 1: Your Food, Your Choice
Session 2: Stress-Free Mealtimes
Session 3: Color Me Healthy
Session 4: Winning Ways with Fast Food
Session 5: Keep Yourself Well
Session 6: Keep Your Health Out of Jeopardy
Hanula, Gail M., et al. “EFNEP Meals in Minutes.” 2009. A book containing all of the recipes used in the Food Talk curriculum, along with tips for involving children in meal preparation and definitions of basic cooking terms.
Crawley, C. C., Andress, E. L., Hanula, G. M., Harrison, J. A., Bryant, K., Yon, M. (2009). Walk-a-Weigh. Athens GA: The University of Georgia Extension. www.fcs.uga.edu/ext/internal/fdns/ww09/
Hanula, G. M., Turner, M. T., & Hill, J .E. (2008). Food and Drug Interactions. Lesson plan with Power Point presentation. UGA Cooperative Extension, Athens, GA. Access at www.gafamilies.com, Publications, Nutrition for Seniors.
Hanula, G. M., Turner, M.T. (2008). Red and Blue and Good for You – The Truth About Antioxidants in Food. Lesson plan with Power Point presentation. UGA Cooperative Extension, Athens, GA.. Access at www.gafamilies.com, Publications, Nutrition for Seniors.
Hanula, Gail M., Bryant, Kelly D., and Sara Hendrix, Editors. (2007). Teenage Moms’ Nutrition Curriculum for Georgia EFNEP.
Hanula, Gail M. and Bryant, Kelly D. “4—H Healthy Lifestyles Curriculum.” 2006.
Hanula, Gail M. “Smart Starts.”
Hanula, Gail M. “Get Snacking!”
Hanula, Gail M. “Veg In not Out”