Nutrition and Integrative Physiology

Full Circle: How Dr. Peggy Hsieh Supports the FSU CHHS

Family has always played a big role in the life of Dr. Yun-Hwa “Peggy” Hsieh. Whether her biological family or her beloved FSU community, she constantly credits the support and motivation she received from her family and friends as a source of inspiration for her career in food science. As a graduate of FSU’s nutrition […]

College of Health and Human Sciences Announces Administrative Changes

The department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology announced that Dr. Chester “Chet” Ray, professor in NIP, was named the associate dean of research and graduate studies. Previously, Ray served as the interim associate dean of research and graduate studies. “It is clear that research and graduate student education and enrollment will become increasingly more important, […]

Doctoral Student Cesar Meza Receives NIH Predoctoral Fellowship

Cesar Meza is a doctoral student in the department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology. Recently, he received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellowship (F31), which is awarded to help doctoral students receive mentored research training while conducting research in the scientific health-related fields. The prestigious award is an honor for […]

Dr. Ravinder Nagpal awarded research grant from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

Dr. Ravinder Nagpal, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology, is awarded an early-career investigator grant by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Foundation’s to explore a potential link between infectious diseases and the causation of Alzheimer’s disease. The award will fund ($30,000) a one-year exploratory project to examine the implication […]

A Recipe for Success: Alumna Jamie Vespa of Dishing Out Health

Great food says something about its cook. For Jamie Vespa, creator of the food website Dishing Out Health, her culinary creations speak to a dedication to create healthy food that tastes as great as it looks. Like the food she makes, Jamie’s journey after graduating from the FSU College of Health and Human Sciences has […]

Soccer Scholar: Master’s Student Kristina Lynch Shines On and off the Field

  “To be good at what you do, you have to really put the work in outside of normal practice time,” says Kristina Lynch, forward for the Seminoles Soccer team and master’s student in exercise physiology. In this case she is talking about soccer practice, but she could just as easily be talking about studying […]

Dr. Claire Berryman Receives 5-Year, $2.25 Million Grant from NIH

Dr. Claire Berryman, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to look at how the body responds to daily low oxygen exposure. The study will look at 60 participants as they sleep in conditions that simulate higher elevations while adhering to a healthy, […]

“Lift as We Climb”: Nicholas Thomas, Exercise Physiology Alumnus, Receives Notable Noles Award

Nicholas Thomas (B.S. ‘18) is currently in his second year of medical school at Florida State University, but his journey started many years ago, even before his undergraduate experience at the College of Health and Human Sciences. In fact, Thomas can trace his dream to go to medical school all the way back to his […]

Dr. Jennifer Steiner Wins McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowship

Dr. Jennifer Steiner, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, was one of just six FSU faculty members to receive a McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowship. This prestigious fellowship recognizes excellence in teaching and research by both women and underrepresented minorities. As part of the fellowship, Steiner will receive a one-year sabbatical with […]

Three College of Health and Human Sciences Faculty Members Receive Promotion

Two faculty members in the Department of Human Development & Family Science and one faculty member in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology received promotion. Dr. Nari Jeter was promoted to teaching faculty II in HDFS, where she has been a faculty member since 2014. Her research interests look at the relational processes across […]