Foods and Nutrition Directory

Name Job Title / Department Contact

Carolyn Ainslie

Educational Program Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

331 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-583-0671

Joanna Lynn Akin

Evaluation Coordinator

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

0005A Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4024

Alex Kojo Anderson

Associate Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Anderson is a nutritional epidemiologist and conducts research both locally and internationally on women and children.

100 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7614

Elizabeth L. Andress

Professor, Foods and Nutrition and Extension Food Safety Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Andress is a food preservation and food safety educator. She is a Walter B. Hill Distinguished Public Service Fellow.

208 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3773

Lynn B. Bailey

Department Head, Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

280 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4256

Darci Bell

MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

128 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Carolyn Berdanier

Professor Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

706-542-1171

Alison Clune Berg

Assistant Professor and Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Alison "Ali" Berg is a registered and licensed dietitian with experience in nutrition throughout the lifespan.

202 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3773

Vibha Bhargava

Evaluation Specialist, SNAP-Ed

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

005A Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
614-598-2831

Leann Birch

William P. "Bill" Flatt Childhood Obesity Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Leann L. Birch, Ph.D. is the William P. "Bill" Flatt Professor in the Department of Foods and Nutrition

172 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-2899

Tracey Brigman

Clinical Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

174 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4910

Nancy L. Canolty

Associate Professor Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Alexis Isabella Carraway

MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Alexis Carraway is an MS student in the department of Foods and Nutrition working under Dr. Cotwright in the childhood obesity prevention/nutrition intervention lab.

136 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7062888425

Elizabeth Carroll

Administrative Associate I

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

206 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3773

Carolina R Cawthon

PhD Candidate

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

372 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4873

Nathalie Iris Celestin

Program Coordinator II

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Nathalie Celestin supports the Childhood Obesity Prevention/Nutrition Intervention lab.

134 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3110

Austin H. Childers

Social Marketing Coordinator, UGA SNAP-Ed

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

003 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7323

Lauren Coheley

Ph.D. Candidate, Research Assistant

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Lauren is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist passionate about promoting health in all aspects of life.

279 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
404-316-5860

Jamie A. Cooper

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Jamie Cooper is an associate professor in Foods and Nutrition

180 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4903

Edda Z Cotto-Rivera

UGA SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator

Office of the Dean, Extension and Outreach, Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

001D Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7171

Caree J. Cotwright

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

100B Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3073

Ginnefer Cox

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

176 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4834

Steven Wesley Craig

Research Professional II

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

302 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
6782059480

Nicole Jozwiak Crenshaw

Research Professional III

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Nicole has recently joined the Bone and Body Composition Lab as a Research Professional.

279 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-338-5108

Claire de La Serre

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. de La Serre is an Assistant Professor in the department of Foods and Nutrition, her research examines the influence of diet composition on gut microbiota, gut-brain signaling and regulation of food intake.

372 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4873

Jennifer Winchell Denson

Senior Graphics Designer

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Jenny Denson is a graphic designer with a BFA from The University of Georgia

003 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7065427323

Xi Fang

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

273 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9851

Kendall Cecilia Farr

Accelerated MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

161 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7689

Joan G. Fischer

Professor Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

280 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4869

William Flatt

D.W. Brooks Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

252 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9443

Michael Francis

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Michael Francis is a PhD student and co-instructor of GRSC 7770.

171 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7371

Ryan Frith

Web Developer Principal

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

003 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6220

Angie Garcia

Instructor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Angie Garcia is a registered dietitian nutritionist with a Master of Education in Instructional Technology.

280 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4869

Silvia Quesada Giraudo

Associate Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

250 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4907

Rebecca Lizabeth Gould

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

302 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
443-812-8492

Arthur Grider

Associate Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

171 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7371

Barbara Grossman

Clinical Associate Professor; Director Dietetic Internship Program

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Barbara Grossman is the program director for the Dietetic Internship, a graduate level program. She also supervises students providing nutrition education at the ASPIRE clinic.

271 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4908

Gail Mooney Hanula

Senior Public Service Associate Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Gail Hanula is a registered and licensed dietitian and former coordinator of nutrition education programs for families with limited resources, including EFNEP.

205 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-340-6022

James L. Hargrove

Associate Professor Emeritus

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

1180 W PIne Avenue
St. George Island, FL 32328
850-927-4680

Tonya Renee Harris

Administrative Specialist I

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

280C Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1171

Judy A. Harrison

Professor and Extension Foods Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Judy Harrison is a professor in the Dept. of Foods and Nutrition and an Extension Foods Specialist for UGA Extension. She is a Walter B. Hill Distinguished Fellow in Public Service and Outreach.

204 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3773

Diane L Hartzell

Program Coordinator for the UGA Obesity Initiative

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

442 Animal Science Animal Science Complex
425 River Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4660

Dorothy B. Hausman

Senior Research Scientist Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Hausman is a research scientist with expertise in the conduct of clinical studies and analysis of nutritional biomarkers.

275 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4871

Lacey Hearn

Research Professional II

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

001B Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-583-0343

Donna J Holcomb

Program Coordinator III

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

280 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9920

Neal Thomas Holliday

Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

7062946133

Megan Elizabeth Houston

Accelerated MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

161 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7069829487

Katherine Ingerson

PhD Student and Peer Nutrition Educator Practicum Instructor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Katherine Ingerson is a PhD Student and Peer Nutrition Educator Practicum Instructor

Bolton Administration Office
Athens, Georgia 30602
706-542-7313

Yuta Ishikawa

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

R.C. Wilson, 250 West Green Street
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1876

Julie Heejin Jeon

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

273 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7065429851

Mary Ann Johnson

Professor Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Mary Ann Johnson is an expert in nutrition and aging.

143 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1171

Sepideh Kaviani

Ph.D. Candidate

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

161 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
8064070707

Kathryn Elizabeth Kear

Accelerated MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

126 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
2672610367

Jiyoung Kim

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

372 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4873

Rebecca Kirkland

Laboratory Manager II

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

372 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4873

Elizabeth Klingbeil

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

372 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4873

Jennine Labuzan-DeLane

Recruitment Coordinator UGA SNAP-Ed

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

217 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1543

Emma M. Laing

Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Dietetics

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Emma Laing is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and is the Director for the Didactic Program in Dietetics.

390 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7983

Jung Sun Lee

Professor and Faculty of Gerontology

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

129 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6783

Richard Dana Lewis

UGA Foundation Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Richard Lewis is Professor and director of the Bone and Body Composition Laboratory in the Department of Foods and Nutrition.

281 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4901

Xintong Li

MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

100 Rogers Road
Athens, GA 30605
7064615486

Allie Lindke

MS/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

169 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
4192062772

Sarah Catherine Looper

MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

803-522-0448

Alexis Marquardt

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Alex Marquardt is a PhD student with a background in Biology

180 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
4143359416

Roy J. Martin

Professor Emeritus

University of California- Davis

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Kandice B Mitchell

Business Manager I/ EFNEP

Business and Finance Office, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

210 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9895

Jessie Moore

MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

280 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Carla J. Moore

Assistant Professor and Extension Nutrition Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

203 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-0541

Rebecca M. Mullis

Professor Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Rebecca Mullis is a retired nutirition interventionist specializing in chronic disease prevention and intervention.

100A Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4875

Taylor Nicole Newman

PhD/DI Student

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

128 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
8502129775

Melanie Ng

MS/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

169 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
(404)583-3666

Judy A Owens

Administrative Associate I

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

207 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-8866

Hea Jin Park

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

269 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-5093

Kathryn Parrott

County Extension Program Assistant- Clarke

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

226 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6519

Chad Michael Paton

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Paton studies the transcriptional regulation of metabolism.

205 Food Science Bldg
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3750

Robert Pazdro

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Robert Pazdro is an Assistant Professor, Nutritional Sciences Program Director and Undergraduate Coordinator

302 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7504

Kristen Beverly Peissig

Research Professional

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

302 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
214-608-3977

Ariathni (Ani) Powell

MS/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

128 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Taylor Ragan

MS/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

136 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-505-4199

Laura-Leigh Richardson

Administrative Specialist I

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

280 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4871

Liana Lise Rodrigues

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

423-596-7708

Rosemarie Rooker

Lab Coordinator

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

165 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4839

Hayley Nicole Sanders

MS/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Laurel M. Sanville

Assistant Nutrition Educator, UGA SNAP-Ed

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

001-A Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706/542-4035

Elisabeth Lilian Pia Sattler

Assistant Professor

Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy
Foods and Nutrition, College of Family and Consumer Sciences

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Sattler is a licensed pharmacist with expertise in pharmacy, nutrition, and aging.

R.C. Wilson, Rm 270O, 250 West Green Street
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1040

Ruth Anne Schade

Accelerated MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

372 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
5089488786

Josephine Shieh

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Lab 208 Food Science
Athens, GA 30602

Nicholas Slagel

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

128 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
n/a

Jessica Joan Smith

Program Coordinator

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Jessica coordinates the Child Nutrition Lab’s ongoing studies, and facilitates laboratory and staff management.

172 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3833

Yura Son

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

208 Food Science Bldg Athens, GA 30602
Athens, Georgia 30602
706-308-0732

Sarah Ann Stotz

Post Doc Research Associate

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

128 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
nonumber

Ruthann Swanson

Associate Professor Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Marina Aferiba Tandoh

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Ms. Marina Aferiba Tandoh is a Registered Dietitian from Ghana, and is currently a PhD student in Foods and Nutrition.

126 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-247-1553

Olivia Taylor

MS/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

138 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Meaghan Turcotte

MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
9786214267

Emily Unwin

MS/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

203 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602

Camaria Moné Welch

MS Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

134 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
4043897219

Alice White

UGA SNAP-Ed Associate Coordinator

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Health Behavior and Policy Enthusiast with Passion for Making a Positive, Sustainable Impact

001B Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-583-0343

Gabriel Wilkerson

Administrative Associate II

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

001 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6117

Tiffany Nicole Williams

Assistant Coordinator, EFNEP

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

207 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-0717

Hannah Wilson

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Hannah Winston

MS/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

281 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
8048554886

Melanie Wood

Business Manager II

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

280G Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4782

Elizabeth Wood

MS/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

138 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602