Vanessa Farrell, PhD, RD
Associate in Extension
UA: Shantz 118
PhD 2008, The University of Arizona.
Scott Going, PhD
Professor; Department Head; Co-Director, The Collaboratory for Metabolic Disease, Prevention and Treatment; Director, CPAN
UA: Shantz 315
PhD 1985, University of Illinois. Body Composition: development of methods; effects of chronic exercise on bone and soft tissue composition; osteoporosis; obesity, fat patterning and disease and obesity prevention. Muscle function: age-related changes in force production, effects of physical training on force production.
Melanie Hingle, PhD, MPH, RD
UA: Shantz 328
PhD 2008, The University of Arizona. Behavioral theory and its application to interventions to change nutrition and activity health behaviors in children, adolescents, and adults, including the use of technology to promote healthy lifestyles, cognitive mapping of barriers to healthy eating and physical activity behaviors, and food, media-use, and physical activity parenting practices and their relationship to child health behaviors.
Kay Hongu, PhD, MEd, RD
Associate Extension Specialist
Phone: 520-626-2085 or 520-982-0012
UA: Shantz 406
PhD, Human Ecology: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN Specialization: Nutritional Sciences, Exercise Physiology.
Linda Houtkooper, PhD, RD, FACSM
Professor & Specialist;
UA: Shantz 615
PhD, 1986, The University of Arizona. Effects of nutrition and exercise on health and sports performance; body composition assessment.
Scottie Misner, PhD, RD
UA: Shantz 404
PhD, 1985, University of Nebraska. Nutrition education; especially in low income, minority youth and families.