Jennifer Bea, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Associate in Extension, Nutritional Sciences
1515 N. Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 245024
Tucson, AZ 85724-0524
UACC Phone: 520-626-0912
UAMC South Phone: 520-621-4391
PhD The University of Arizona. Current reseach interests include vigorous physical activity, heredity, and modulation of risk for obesity and type-2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.
Randy Burd, PhD
Professor; Bart Cardon Teaching Fellow; Assistant Vice President for Program Innovation; Assistant Director of Distance & Global Initiatives
PhD 1998, University at Buffalo/Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Current research interests include improving tumor radiation response, metabolism, cytokine stimulation and prostaglandin production, and affect aspects of tumor development, growth and treatment response.
Dawn Geiser, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Office: Shantz 410
PhD, University of Arizona
Scott Going, PhD
Professor; Department Head; Co-Director, The Collaboratory for Metabolic Disease, Prevention and Treatment; Director, CPAN
Office: Shantz 315A
PhD 1985, University of Illinois. Body Composition: development of methods; changes in fat and fat-free composition with growth and maturation of children and aging in older adults; 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
Office: Shantz 328
PhD 2008, 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: 520-982-0012 and 520-626-2085
Office: Shantz 406
PhD The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. Specialization: Nutritional Sciences, Exercise Physiology
Linda Houtkooper, PhD, RD, FACSM
Office: Shantz 615
PhD 1986, University of Arizona. Effects of nutrition and exercise on health and sports performance; body composition assessment.
Laurel Jacobs, DrPH, MPH
Assistant Research Scientist
Office: Shantz 204
DrPH 2012, The University of Arizona. Research interests: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) evaluation; healthy eating and active living research and evaluation; the economic contribution of SNAP-Ed; community and grassroots advocacy to address heath disparities; utilization-focused evaluation.
Kirsten Limesand, PhD
Office: Shantz 421
PhD 2000, Colorado State University. Current research interests include understanding the signaling mechanisms involved in the regulation of programmed cell death in vivo.
Emmanuelle Meuillet, PhD
Associate Research Professor
Office: Levy Cancer Center 4947
PhD 1995, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology and Pharmacochemistry. Research Interests: The molecular mechanisms and biological roles of membrane components such as phospholipids and glycosphingolipids, in receptor signaling pathways and how changes in lipid composition can affect downstream transduction signals from the plasma membrane to the nucleus.
Scottie Misner, PhD, RD
Office: Shantz 404
PhD University of Nebraska.
Nutrition Education in the EFNEP and SNAP-ed programs. She is involved in two multistate projects: W2003-How to Motivate Parents to Promote Intake of Calcium Rich Foods Among Early Adolescents; and, NC1169-EFNEP Related Research, Program Evaluation and Outreach.
Donato Romagnolo, PhD
Professor; Associate Director, Center for Physical Activity & Nutrition
Office: Shantz 303
PhD 1993, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Nutrition and cancer; gene expression.
Ornella Selmin, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Office: Leon Levy Cancer Center, 3993A
Jennifer Teske, PhD
Office: Shantz 332
PhD 2007, University of Minnesota. Current research interests include identifying neural mechanisms underlying poor sleep and low physical activity leading to obesity and sleep disorders.
Joy Winzerling, PhD, RD
Professor Emerita; Associate Dean, Bart Cardon-Academic Programs & Career Development
Office: Forbes 201
PhD 1990, The University of Arizona. Human nutrition and dietetics; comparative nutrition of minerals in invertebrates and mammals.