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Tag: Food Science and Human Nutrition

Supporting the Farming Industry: Increasing Accessibility of Essential Food Safety Trainings

Welcome to another installment of FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at the University of Florida. Today’s guest poster is Mari Schroeder, a first-year graduate student… Read More

Staff Feature: Brandy Johnson, Administrative Assistant

We’re so pleased to welcome Brandy Johnson to the Discover FSHN Series! Brandy is a Food Science and Human Nutrition Department administrative assistant who keeps the department running behind the scenes. Read on to learn about her essential… Read More

Graduate Student Feature: Amber Fritsche, Dietetics

Hello to Amber Fritsche, a first year Master of Science-Dietetic Internship (MS/DI) student who graduated from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department’s Didactic Program in Dietetics last year! Amber grew up in Lake Worth, Florida and is… Read More

CALS Alumnus Highlight: Robert Carter

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Robert Carter graduated with his degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition with a specialization in dietetics in 2016. He is currently working as a registered dietitian at… Read More

CALS Alumna Highlight: Verena Vancil

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Verena Vancil earned a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department in 2019. She works as a Senior Public Health Nutritionist for Women,… Read More

Faculty Feature: Dr. Razieh Farzad, Food Science

Please welcome to Dr. Razieh Farzad, Assistant Professor of Food Science specializing in aquaculture and seafood science, to our Discover FSHN series! Dr. Farzad joined the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at UF this year and is… Read More

Graduate Student Feature: Rufus Theophilus, Nutritional Sciences

A hearty welcome to Rufus Theophilus, a first year Nutritional Sciences Ph.D. student in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at UF! Rufus recently joined Dr. Liwei Gu‘s lab after spending last year honing his molecular research… Read More

Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase

During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also… Read More