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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 […]

Dr. Rao Received Two USDA Grants to Develop Food Safety Tests

 NFES Associate Professor Dr. Qinchun Rao recently received two USDA grants to fund the development of food safety tests. Both grants are funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. One $474,000 grant will be used to help develop a test to detect shellfish cross-contamination to protect those […]

Dr. Joe Grzywacz is Collaborating on the UN Commission for Social Development

Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies Dr. Joe Grzywacz will be among of a panel of experts working with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Family and the 59th session of the Commission for Social Development. The priority theme will be “Socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of […]

Dr. Gregory Harris Received 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award

The Division of Student Affairs and the Center for Leadership and Social Change established the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award in 1986 to honor a faculty member, administrator or staff member for their outstanding service in keeping with the principles and ideals of Dr. King. This year our very own Professor and […]

NFES Assistant Professor Prashant Singh Awarded Grant for E. coli Research

Dr. Prashant Singh made headlines in FSU News this week when he was awarded funding for his E. coli research. The FSU Office of Commercialization awarded approximately $73,000 to faculty for the Fall 2020 GAP Commercialization Investment Program. The program is designed to help FSU researchers realize the commercial potential for their work. Dr. Singh […]

Exercise Physiology PhD Student Jake Martenson Claimed 1st Place at 3MT!

Jake Martenson tied for first place in this year’s Three Minute Thesis Competition. Jake was one of nine PhD Student finalists in the competition developed by The University of Queensland, Australia. Each student in the competition has three minutes to summarize their dissertation topic as best they can. The judges decide if the content was […]