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Undergraduate Student Feature: Kate Mullis, Dietetics

jessie erwin
January 24, 2023

A hearty welcome to Kate Mullis, a Florida-based transfer student who is joining our undergraduate dietetics program! Kate has been an active member of the UF FSHN Club in preparation for her transfer, and in this feature, she reflects on ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition
Tags: Dietetics-undergraduate-feature, Dietitian, Discover FSHN, Discover Fshn Series, FSHN Club, Registered Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Transfer Student, Undergraduate Dietetics Major, Undergraduate Dietetics Student Interview, Undergraduate Student, Undergraduate Student Feature
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Graduate Student Feature: Jeena Endter, Dietetics

jessie erwin
January 17, 2023

Hello to Jeena Endter, our latest addition to the Discover FSHN Series! Jeena is a Master of Science-Dietetic Internship (MS-DI) program student at the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida, and she has kindly ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Dietetic Internship, Dietetics, Dietetics Career Options, Dietetics Careers, Dietetics Feature, Dietetics Major, Dietetics-graduate-feature, Discover FSHN, Discover Fshn Series, FNCE, Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Graduate Student Feature, Jeena Endter, Master Of Science, Master Of Science Dietetic Internship, MS-DI, MSDI, UF Graduate Student
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Faculty Feature: Dr. Katherine Thompson-Witrick, Food Science

jessie erwin
January 11, 2023

Today, we welcome Dr. Katherine Thompson-Witrick to the Discover FSHN Series! Dr. Thompson-Witrick is an assistant professor of food science in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida who researches how ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Beer, Discover FSHN, Discover Fshn Series, Dr Brian Pearson, Dr. Andrew MacIntosh, Dr. Katherine Thompson-Witrick, Faculty-research, Fermentation, Fermentation Science, Food Science, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Science Careers, Food Science Faculty, Food-science-faculty-feature, Food-science-research, Kombucha, Muscadine Wine, Research, What A Food Scientist Does, What Does A Food Scientist Do, Wine
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Faculty Feature: Dr. Cora Best, Nutritional Sciences

jessie erwin
November 15, 2022

We are happy to welcome Dr. Cora Best to the Discover FSHN Series! Dr. Best is an assistant professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Florida who studies nutritional influences on kidney and musculoskeletal health. Learn about her ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Discover FSHN, Discover Fshn Series, Dr. Cora Best, Faculty Feature, Faculty Profile, Faculty-research, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Kidney Disease, Nutritional Sciences, Nutritional-sciences-faculty-feature, Registered Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Renal Nutrition
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Celebrate National Taco Day with Lentil Tacos

jessie erwin
October 4, 2022

October 4th is National Taco Day in the US, and we're serving up these nutrient-packed lentil tacos with Mexican salad! In partnership with Walmart Foundation and FSHN Productions, UF/IFAS demonstrates how to make these tacos in the video below. ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: History Of Tacos, Lentil Lacos, National Taco Day, Origin Of Tacos, Slice And Spice, Tacos
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What Can I Do with a Dietetics Degree?

jessie erwin
September 22, 2022

Welcome to our series Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN): What Can I Do with My Degree? This series is part of our innovative UF/FSHN Careers Advancement Project (CAP), which captures what it's really like to earn degrees in food science, ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition
Tags: Dietetic Degree, Dietetics, Dietetics Career Options, Dietetics Careers, Dietetics Technician Registered, Dr. Beth Gankofski, DTR, Kohrine Hazim, NDTR, Nutrition And Dietetics Technician Registered, RD, RDN, Registered Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, UF/FSHN CAP, UF/FSHN Careers Advancement Project, UF/FSHN What Can I Do With My Degree, What Can I Do With My Dietetics Degree
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Welcome to the UF Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, 2022 Edition!

jessie erwin
August 22, 2022

Welcome back to the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida for the 2022-2023 academic year! We look forward to sharing many incredible adventures in research, academics, special events, and more. Read on to ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition
Tags: Dietetics Major, Dr. Cora Best, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Science Major, Food Week, Food Week 2022, FSHN Food Week, Kellie Pike-DeLamerens, Nutritional Sciences Major, Taste Of Immokalee, Taste X UF, Taste X UF Experiential Program, UF/FSHN Department Updates, UF/IFAS Food Week, Welcome
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Celebrate Kids Eat Right Month with the Lovely Legume

jessie erwin
August 18, 2022

Legumes are the star of this month’s UF/FSHN Taste Something New series! Whether you’re looking to sample a plant-based protein, boost the nutritional profile of your meals, or try a new recipe, we have what you’re looking for right here. Fruits? ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Chili, Curry, Dr. Jeanette Andrade, Kids Eat Right, Kids Eat Right Month, Kids Eat Right Month 2022, Legume, Legume Recipes, Legumes, Lovely Legume, Taste Something New, Taste Something New Series, UF/FSHN Taste Something New Series
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Faculty Feature: Dr. Boce Zhang, Food Science

jessie erwin
July 1, 2022

In this installment of our Discover FSHN Series, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Boce Zhang. Dr. Zhang is an assistant professor of food microbiology in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at UF. His multi-disciplinary research aims ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition
Tags: Astromicrobiology, Biointerface Science, Discover FSHN, Discover Fshn Series, Dr. Boce Zhang, Faculty, Food Science, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Science Faculty, Food Systems, Food-science-faculty-feature, Machine Learning, Microbial Omics, Nanopore Sequencing, Nanotechnology, Pathogen Resistance, Smart Packaging
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Staff Feature: Kohrine Counts Hazim, Dietetics Program Coordinator

jessie erwin
June 20, 2022

A warm welcome to Kohrine Counts Hazim, program coordinator extraordinaire and the latest addition to our Discover FSHN Series! Kohrine not only manages the dietetics programs in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University ... READ MORE

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