In the Media

Dr. Michelle Parvatiyar Receives Grant from Florida Department of Health to Study Cardiovascular Health

Dr. Michelle Parvatiyar, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology, received a $500,000 grant from the Florida Department of Health to investigate the link between a type of protein called sarcospan and the cardiovascular health of smokers. The grant will provide funding for the next three years and was awarded through the […]

PhD Candidate Sandi Olson Appointed to Executive Committee for ASN Student Interest Group

Nutrition and Food Science Ph.D. Candidate Sandi Olson will serve a two year term as At-Large Delegate for the American Society for Nutrition Student Interest Group. The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Student Interest Group (SIG) focuses on the interests of student members in the Society. Students are informed of and encouraged to participate in […]

Food Science Graduate Students Won Awards at National Virtual Conferences

Four graduate students (Oluwatoyin Sangokunle, Chunya Tang, Yaqi Zhao, and Xingyi Jiang) from the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology (NIP) presented their research as the first author at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) FIRST Virtual Meeting (July 19-23, 2021). Another graduate student (Frank Velez) from NIP presented at the International Association for Food […]

Resistance Training in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Health and Human Sciences very own Mike Ormsbee and Bob Hickner have received NIH funding to examine the potential for resistance training in women struggling with obesity to aid in preventing Type 2 diabetes. Professors Ormsbee and Hickner will be collaborating with colleagues at the University of Arkansas and Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana. […]

Sunny Ilyas Makes QSR Magazine List of Restaurant Leaders to Watch

Vale Food Company CEO and Founder Sunny Ilyas recently made QSR Magazine’s list of restaurant leaders to watch. Sunny’s career as a restaurant owner began when he founded FitFuel Nutrition LLC in 2012 while pursuing his degree in Exercise Physiology here at FSU. FitFuel Nutrition started as a healthy meal plan delivery service and became […]

HDFS Assistant Professor & Master’s Student Completed CMA Training

Graduate student, Delaney Davis, B.S. and Assistant Professor, Michele Parker, PhD in the Department of Human Development and Family Science recently completed their training to be Clinical Medical Assistants (CMA) at Florida Health Science Consulting in Tallahassee (https://healthscienceconsulting.com/). Ms. Davis is completing her certification to toward her graduate research on child healthcare. Dr. Parker is […]

2021 Spring Newsletter

There’s a lot of information packed into our latest newsletter. The college and department name changes, faculty awards, student successes and many research projects, and we no doubt left some out. The College of Health and Human Sciences had a fantastic Spring despite all of the challenges presented to us in 2021. Many thanks to […]

2021 Research Showcase: Long Presentation Winners

  On Friday February 26th Human Sciences hosted the annual research showcase at Broad Auditorium in the Claude Pepper Center. We had nine presenters representing our Human Development and Family Science and Nutrition and Integrated Physiology departments for the “Long Presentation” portion of the day. The event program and highlights can be seen here on our website. Congratulations to our […]

2021 CHS Research Showcase: Short Presentation Winners

  On Friday February 26th Human Sciences hosted the annual research showcase at Broad Auditorium in the Claude Pepper Center. We had nine presenters during the “short presentations” and topics ranged far and wide from our two departments, Human Development and Family Science and Nutrition and Integrated Physiology. The event program and highlights can be […]

Two NFES PhD Candidates Elected as American Society for Nutrition Representatives

Nutrition and Food Science PhD candidates David Barney and Alan Dawson, were elected as Student Representatives for the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). David will serve as Student Representative for the Vitamins & Minerals Research Interest Section and Alan as Student Representative for the Energy & Macronutrient Metabolism Research Interest Section. According to ASN, research […]