Graduate Seminars

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FSHN Graduate Seminars

Location: Via Zoom (unless otherwise noted); Fridays 11:00 - 11:50 AM
Course Instructor: Dr. Karen Chapman-Novakofski

Date Seminar Title Speaker
Friday, Aug. 28, 2020

Introduction to the Course;
Seasonings to modify vegetable intake

Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD
Professor, Nutrition; Extension Specialist
Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition
University of Illinois

10 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020

Development of a Novel 3-Fluid Nozzle for Spray-Dried Microencapsulation of Quercetin in a Zein and Sodium Caseinate Shell Sean Kilker
MS Candidate under the direction of Dr. Youngsoo Lee
Friday. Sept. 4, 2020

Nutrition Research at a Land Grant University: Translating the Science into Educational Programs

Karla Shelnutt, PhD, RD
Associate Professor and Extension Nutrition Specialist
Department of Family, Youth & Community Sciences
University of Florida

Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 Assessment of Nutrition Environments in the Rural Lower Mississippi Delta Region of the United States​

Jessica L Thomson, PhD
Delta Human Nutrition Research Program
USDA Agricultural Research Service

Friday, Sept 18, 2020 Addressing Social and Structural Determinants of Dietary Behavior: Community-based Participatory Approaches to Advance Health Equity and Food Justice. 

Angela Odoms-Young, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition
University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, Sept. 25, 2020

Nutrition & the Community:
A Nutritional Scientists Journey

Heather Norman-Burgdolf, PhD
Assistant Extension Professor
School of Human Environmental Sciences 
University of Kentucky

Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 Nutrition & The Food Industry -
A Public Health Nutritionist's Journey

Stacey L. Krawczyk, MS, RD
President & Principal Consultant
FoodWell Strategies, LLC

Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 TBA


Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 Technology use and acceptance in nutrition care

Kristen DiFilippo,  PhD, RDN
Teaching Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 Sleuthing through the commercial infant food aisle: are caregivers feeding their babies what they think they are?

Susan Johnson, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado 

Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 From Shelf to Health: Product Reformulations in Cookies Impacts the Public Health Consumption Estimates of Saturated Fat and Sugar Intakes

Christopher Alan Taylor, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND
Professor of Medical Dietetics;
Professor Family Medicine 
Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University 

Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 Dietary Advanced Glycation End Products and Cardiometabolic Risk

Claudia Luévano Contreras, PhD
Departament of Clinical Medicine
University of Guanajuato, León campus, Mexico

Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 Promoting healthy food choices: Adapting nutrition education sessions to meet the needs of the target population

Henna Muzaffar, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor;
Eating Disorder and Obesity Certificate Facilitator
College of Health and Human Sciences
Northern Illinois University

Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 FODMAPs and Athletes: Current Research and Strategies for Exercise-Induced Gastrointestinal Symptom Reduction

Lauren Killian, PhD
Georgia State University;
Deep See Strategies, LLC

Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 Developmental predictors of new food acceptance in early childhood.

Kameron Moding, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Purdue University