Directory

Department Leadership

Scott Going, PhD

Department Head, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Co-Director, The Collaboratory for Metabolic Disease, Prevention and Treatment

Director, CPAN

Faculty

Jennifer Bea, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine (Research Scholar Track)

Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Christine Carlson, MS, RD

Assistant Director, Nutrition/Student Union Food

Martina Cartwright, PhD, RD

Director, Continuing Professional Education

Floyd "Ski" Chilton, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Associate Director, The BIO5 Institute

Director, The Precision Wellness Initiative

Vanessa da Silva, PhD, RD

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Assistant Specialist

Nancy Driscoll, MS, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Graduate Programs Coordinator, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Scott Going, PhD

Department Head, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Co-Director, The Collaboratory for Metabolic Disease, Prevention and Treatment

Director, CPAN

Melanie Hingle, PhD, MPH, RD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Kay (Nobuko) Hongu, PhD, MEd, RD, FACSM (Retired)

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Cooperative Extension Specialist

Linda Houtkooper, PhD, RDN, FACSM

Professor Emerita, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Cooperative Extension Specialist

Wanda Howell, PhD, RD

Professor Emerita

University Distinguished Professor

Bart Cardon Teaching Fellow

Kelly Jackson, MS, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Kirsten Limesand, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ashlee Linares-Gaffer, MS, RDN

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Coordinator, ISPP Dietetic Internship

Mary Marian, DCN, RDN, CSO, FAND

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics

Jessica Martinez, PhD

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ann Mellor-Tinsley, PhD

Professor Emerita

Scottie Misner, PhD, RD

Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Veronica (Ronnie) Mullins, MS, RD, CSCS

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Rani Olson, MS

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Coordinator of Nutrition and Food Systems Program

Tedley Pihl, MS, CFS

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Advisor, Food Science Club

Maria Plant, DCN, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Jennifer Ravia, MS

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Jennifer Ricketts, PhD, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Bart Cardon Teaching Fellow

Donato Romagnolo, MSc, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Professor, Arizona Cancer Center

Program Director, Mediterranean Diet and Health Study Abroad Program

Ornella Selmin, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Research Associate Professor, The Arizona Cancer Center

Richard Simpson, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Associate Professor, Steele Children's Research Center, Dept. of Pediatrics, College of Medicine

Kayle Skorupski, MS, RDN-AP, CSG, CNSC

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ann Skulas-Ray, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Patricia Sparks, PhD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Jennifer Teske, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Charles Weber, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Mari Wilhelm, PhD

Associate Professor Emerita

Joy Wintzerling, PhD, RD

Professor Emerita

Associate Dean, Bart Cardon Career and Academic Services

Fred Wolfe, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Carmen Young, MFN, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ningning Zhao, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Advisors

Nancy Driscoll, MS, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Graduate Programs Coordinator, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Jacob Fleming

Undergraduate Advisor, Arizona Online

Ashlee Linares-Gaffer, MS, RDN

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Coordinator, ISPP Dietetic Internship

Nita Ocansey

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Kayle Skorupski, MS, RDN-AP, CSG, CNSC

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Researchers

Forrest Baker

Research Specialist, Senior

Jennifer Bea, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine (Research Scholar Track)

Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Rob Blew, MS

Research Specialist, Senior

Floyd "Ski" Chilton, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Associate Director, The BIO5 Institute

Director, The Precision Wellness Initiative

Douglass Diak

Research Specialist, Senior

Scott Going, PhD

Department Head, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Co-Director, The Collaboratory for Metabolic Disease, Prevention and Treatment

Director, CPAN

Greg Goodman, MS

Research Computing Specialist, Senior

Melanie Hingle, PhD, MPH, RD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Kay (Nobuko) Hongu, PhD, MEd, RD, FACSM (Retired)

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Cooperative Extension Specialist

Laurel Jacobs, DrPH, MPH

Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Kirsten Limesand, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Jessica Martinez, PhD

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Scottie Misner, PhD, RD

Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Donato Romagnolo, MSc, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Professor, Arizona Cancer Center

Program Director, Mediterranean Diet and Health Study Abroad Program

Ornella Selmin, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Research Associate Professor, The Arizona Cancer Center

Richard Simpson, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Associate Professor, Steele Children's Research Center, Dept. of Pediatrics, College of Medicine

Ann Skulas-Ray, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Jennifer Teske, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ningning Zhao, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Joint Appointees

David Alberts, MD

Regents Professor

Director Emeritus, Arizona Cancer Center

Tracy E. Crane

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Assistant Professor, Public Health

Charles Gerba, PhD

Professor, Soil, Water & Environmental Sciences

Fayez Ghishan, MD

Professor, Pediatrics

Department Head, Pediatrics

Michael A. Grandner, PhD, MTR, CBSM

Director, Sleep and Health Research Program

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Leslie Gunatilaka, PhD

Professor, Natural Products Center

Director, Natural Products Center

Iman Hakim, PhD

Dean, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Professor, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Elizabeth Jacobs, PhD

Professor and Program Director, Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, College of Public Health

Pawel Kiela, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

John Konhilas, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Physiology

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, MD, PhD

Professor, Immunobiology

Department Head, Immunobiology

Co-Director, Arizona Center on Aging

Benjamin Renquist, PhD

Assistant Professor, School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Douglas Taren, PhD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Professor, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Cynthia Thompson, PhD, RD, CSO

Professor, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Director, Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention & Health Promotion

Extension & Outreach

Scott Going, PhD

Department Head, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Co-Director, The Collaboratory for Metabolic Disease, Prevention and Treatment

Director, CPAN

Melanie Hingle, PhD, MPH, RD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Kay (Nobuko) Hongu, PhD, MEd, RD, FACSM (Retired)

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Cooperative Extension Specialist

Scottie Misner, PhD, RD

Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Veronica (Ronnie) Mullins, MS, RD, CSCS

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Department Staff

Rob Blew, MS

Research Specialist, Senior

Mary Boykin

Radiology Technologist

Jacob Fleming

Undergraduate Advisor, Arizona Online

Greg Goodman, MS

Research Computing Specialist, Senior

Michele Graves

Program Coordinator, Senior

Tait Hansen

Systems Administrator, Senior

Laurel Jacobs, DrPH, MPH

Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Nita Ocansey

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Heather Ottenbacher, MS, RD, CSP

Program Coordinator, Senior / UA Nutrition Network

Chesney Richter

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Erin Schauer

Marketing & Outreach Coordinator

Ivo Scheiber

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Darren Shevchuk

Manager, Finance and Administration

Theresa Spicer

Manager, Grants and Contracts

Qionghui Zhang

Senior Evaluation Specialist

Graduate Students

Department Faculty

Floyd "Ski" Chilton, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Associate Director, The BIO5 Institute

Director, The Precision Wellness Initiative

Vanessa da Silva, PhD, RD

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Assistant Specialist

Nancy Driscoll, MS, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Graduate Programs Coordinator, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Scott Going, PhD

Department Head, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Co-Director, The Collaboratory for Metabolic Disease, Prevention and Treatment

Director, CPAN

Melanie Hingle, PhD, MPH, RD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Kay (Nobuko) Hongu, PhD, MEd, RD, FACSM (Retired)

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Cooperative Extension Specialist

Kelly Jackson, MS, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Kirsten Limesand, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ashlee Linares-Gaffer, MS, RDN

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Coordinator, ISPP Dietetic Internship

Mary Marian, DCN, RDN, CSO, FAND

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics

Jessica Martinez, PhD

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Scottie Misner, PhD, RD

Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Veronica (Ronnie) Mullins, MS, RD, CSCS

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Rani Olson, MS

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Coordinator of Nutrition and Food Systems Program

Tedley Pihl, MS, CFS

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Advisor, Food Science Club

Maria Plant, DCN, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Jennifer Ravia, MS

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Jennifer Ricketts, PhD, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Bart Cardon Teaching Fellow

Donato Romagnolo, MSc, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Professor, Arizona Cancer Center

Program Director, Mediterranean Diet and Health Study Abroad Program

Ornella Selmin, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Research Associate Professor, The Arizona Cancer Center

Richard Simpson, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Associate Professor, Steele Children's Research Center, Dept. of Pediatrics, College of Medicine

Kayle Skorupski, MS, RDN-AP, CSG, CNSC

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ann Skulas-Ray, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Patricia Sparks, PhD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Jennifer Teske, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Carmen Young, MFN, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ningning Zhao, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Adjunct Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

Linda Houtkooper, PhD, RDN, FACSM

Professor Emerita, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Cooperative Extension Specialist

Wanda Howell, PhD, RD

Professor Emerita

University Distinguished Professor

Bart Cardon Teaching Fellow

Ann Mellor-Tinsley, PhD

Professor Emerita

Charles Weber, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Mari Wilhelm, PhD

Associate Professor Emerita

Joy Wintzerling, PhD, RD

Professor Emerita

Associate Dean, Bart Cardon Career and Academic Services

Fred Wolfe, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Undergraduate Advisors

Jacob Fleming

Undergraduate Advisor, Arizona Online

Nita Ocansey

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Graduate Advisors

Nancy Driscoll, MS, RD

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Graduate Programs Coordinator, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ashlee Linares-Gaffer, MS, RDN

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences

Coordinator, ISPP Dietetic Internship

Kayle Skorupski, MS, RDN-AP, CSG, CNSC

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutritional Sciences