Nutrition and Dietetics - Graduate Program

 

Graduate Program Coordinator:
Katherene Anguah, PhD 
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Recent Graduate Student Research Project

 

Jie Chen

Late Evening Food Intake Associated with BMI and Total Daily Energy in College Students

Non-thesis

Tiffany Truehill

Eating Habits and Fast Food Consumption among College Freshmen

Non-thesis

Asmita Poudyal

Knowledge of Vitamin B12 among Resettled Bhutanese Refugees in Richmond, Virginia

Non-thesis

Laura Johnston

Fast Food Habits, Health interest, and Body Satisfaction in Incoming Freshmen

Non-thesis

Ashley Rachal

The Effect of Nutrition Education on Diet Quality and Weight Loss in Pre-Surgery Bariatric Patients

Thesis

Supriya Maharjan

Adolescents’ Attitudes and Nutrition and Physical Activity in the Youth4Health Outreach Program

Non-thesis

Jessica Lee

Nutrition Knowledge of Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Before and After Diabetes Education

Non-thesis

Samantha Carter

Medical Students’ Perception of the Importance of Nutrition Based on Level of Knowledge

Non-thesis

Craig Robinson

Food Acceptability In School Lunch Following the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

Non-thesis

Alyssa Fuller

Evaluation of the “Parents-as-Partners” Obesity Prevention Pilot Program

Thesis

Christie Clark Martin

Barriers to Change Among Uninsured Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Living in a Rural Area

Thesis

Kara Berning

Comparison of Weight Loss, Hospitalizations, and Delays in Treatment in Male Head and Neck Cancer Patients Receiving Oral Nutrition Versus PEG Tube Feedings

Non-thesis


Adams, Lindsay

Effects of Caffeine Consumption on Pilot Performance

Thesis

Curtis, Kristen

Evaluation of Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Obesity in Nursing Home Facilities

Non-thesis

Stroud, Suzette

The Relationship Between Phosphorus Control and Cues in Action Among Dialysis Patients

Non-thesis

Utley, Jennifer

Relationship Between Family Meal Structure During Childhood and Current Intuitive Eating Level

Non-thesis

Wallace, Whitney

Nutrition-Related Clinical Outcomes and Unplanned Hospitalizations Among Head and Neck Radiation Oncology Patients

Thesis

Birk, Lauren

Issues Faced by Dietitians in Rural Practice in Selected Midwestern States

Thesis

Chandler, Melanie

Promoting Breakfast Consumption for 5th Grade Students and Their Families in Winn Parish

Non-thesis

Coaster, Chelsie

A Comparison of Weight and Body Mass Index Between Individuals Receiving Two Types of Bariatric Surgery

Non-thesis

Mabray, Talbot

Factors that Influence the Decision to Introduce Solid Foods by Women Who Participate in the WIC Program

Thesis

Phillips, Lisa

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptomology and Nutrient Related Health Measures Among College Students

Thesis

Boogaerts, Rachel

The Effect of Family Eating Patterns of Disordered Eating

Non-thesis

Kelley, Caroline

The Effect of Food Logos on Children’s Food Choices

Thesis

Knowles, Sarah

Food Group Consumption, Fluid and Alcohol Intake, Disordered Eating Patterns and Drug Use Among Community College Football and Baseball Players

Non-thesis

Watson, Danielle

The Effects of Receiving Supplemental Infant Formula From WIC on a Mother’s Decision to Discontinue Breastfeeding

Thesis

Chau, Tak Yan

The Effects of Dining Payment Methods and the Perception of Accessibility of Free Drinking Water on Sugar Sweetened Beverages Consumption Among College Students

Thesis

Wehmeier, Katherine

The Effects of Pre-Surgery Glucose Levels on Outcomes

Non-thesis

Wilzbacher, Andrea

Barriers, Motivations and Possible Interventions for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity as Perceived by Adults in Two Southern Indiana Counties

Non-thesis

McKinney, Meredith

Relationship Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake and Body Mass Index in Caucasian Women

Non-thesis

Cordaro, Marjorie

Relationship Between Beverage Intake and Body Mass Index in African-American Women

Non-thesis

Faul, Amber

Comparison of Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Roux en Y on Diabetes Resolution 

Thesis

Fremin, Amy

The Effects of Nutrition Intervention on Anthropometric Measurements and Lab Values of Adolescents Living in a Rural Setting

Thesis

Luongo, Andrea

Predictors of Success in the Louisiana Tech University Dietetic Internship

Non-thesis

White, Hayle

Relationship Between Meals Consumed Away from Home, Knowledge of Portion Sizes, and Obesity-Related Diseases

Thesis

Hughes, Kelly

The Effect of a School-Based Intervention on Weight Status, Blood Pressure, and Blood Lipid Profile Over a Three Year Period

Thesis

Macek, Caralyn

Consumption of Nutritive and Artificial Sweeteners in a Group of Young Adults in South Louisiana

Non-thesis