Department of Nutrition

Department of Nutrition Interim Head: D. Threadgill

Graduate Advisor: P. Capehart

The graduate program in Nutrition is administered by the Department of Nutrition, and its membership includes faculty from Nutrition, Animal Science, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Horticultural Sciences, Kinesiology and Sport Management, Poultry Science, Sociology, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, the School of Public Health, and Veterinary Integrative Biosciences.

The graduate program in Nutrition offers the opportunity for advanced studies in both human and animal nutrition. The program is designed to allow students to build a strong research expertise in nutritional sciences as well as obtain advanced knowledge of basic and practical nutrition. Participating faculty members have research programs that address nutrient bioavailability, energy metabolism and performance, biochemical interactions and molecular nutrition. Programs are also available in social nutrition.

Courses of study lead to the Master of Clinical Nutrition, the Master of Science, and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Courses for the degree programs are selected from the various departments to serve the needs of the graduate student. Questions about the graduate degrees in nutrition can be directed to the graduate advisor at poppy.capehart@ag.tamu.edu.

For more information, see https://nutrition.tamu.edu/.

Beathard, Karen, Senior Lecturer
Nutrition
MS, Texas Woman's University, Denton, 1990

Chapkin, Robert, University Distinguished Professor
Nutrition
PHD, University of California at Davis, 1986

Chew, Boon, Professor
Nutrition
PHD, Purdue University, 1978

Geismar, Karen, Senior Lecturer
Nutrition
PHD, Texas Woman's University, Denton, 1998

Giles, Erin, Assistant Professor
Nutrition
PHD, McMaster University, 2015

Guo, Shaodong, Associate Professor
Nutrition
PHD, Peking University, Beijing China, 1995

Johnston, Bradley, Associate Professor
Nutrition
PHD, University of Alberta, 2009

Seguin, Rebecca, Associate Professor
Nutrition
PHD, Tufts University, 2008

Sun, Yuxiang, Associate Professor
Nutrition
PHD, University of Manitoba, 2000

Wu, Chaodong, Professor
Nutrition
PHD, Beijing Medical University, 1998

Xie, Linglin, Associate Professor
Nutrition
PHD, Kansas State University, 2008

Zhang, Ke, Associate Professor
Nutrition
PHD, Kansas State University, 2008