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Career Decisions: Nutrition/Dietetics: Professor Ex Interviews

Nutrition and dietetics have become two of the most important careers in the 21st century as new findings indicate that diet plays a major role in good health and the cause of many of the chronic diseases that plague people in their later years. Seven Professors from three major nutrition and dietetics schools in the country provide a primer of this exciting profession.

Career Decisions: Nutrition/Dietetics: Professor Ex Interviews  
  • Wendy Dahl, Phd
    Wednesday, June 5
    10:17 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Dr. Dahl’s current research at the University of Florida focuses on examining the role of fiber and prebiotics in medical nutrition therapy, specifically the role of isolated fibers on various outcomes of chronic kidney disease.
  • Cynthia Dormer, Phd
    Wednesday, June 5
    10:27 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Dr. Dormer's research aims to provide brief and effective tools for wellness goal setting. 
  • Philip Skaff
    Wednesday, June 12
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Philip Skaff has been teaching at Metropolitan State University of Denver since January 2009.
  • Jessica Torro
    Wednesday, June 12
    9:14 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Ms. Torro got her Masters degree in Nutritional Sciences at Florida International University and works as a community facilitator and instructor at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
  • Elaine Turner, Phd
    Wednesday, June 12
    9:25 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    As Dean of The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Dr. provides leadership for academic programs across the 16 departments and schools that comprise the college.
  • Connie Weaver, Phd
    Wednesday, June 12
    9:35 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Dr. Weaver is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and deputy director of the NIH funded Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute.


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