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FSU hosts inaugural White Coat Ceremony for dietetic internship students

Graduate students in Florida State University’s Dietetic Internship and Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway received white coats at the program’s inaugural White Coat Ceremony to mark their entry into the field of dietetics, the beginning of clinical rotations, and direct care of clients and patients. Family, friends, faculty, staff, alumni and preceptors gathered in the FSU […]

Doctoral student Leila Khalili receives Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship

Neil Charness, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, announced that Leila Khalili, nutrition and food science doctoral student, has been awarded the 2023 Institute for Successful Longevity’s Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship. The scholarship provides $1,000 in support of student research. The scholarship supports Khalili and her future research on mechanisms involved in […]

Doctoral candidate Xiangyu “Jacob” Zheng receives research award from American Physiological Society

Exercise physiology doctoral candidate Xiangyu “Jacob” Zheng received a research recognition award at the recent American Physiology Summit, which took place April 20-23 in Long Beach, California. The Cardiovascular Section Research Recognition Award was presented on behalf of the American Physiological Society for Zheng’s abstract titled, “High-Salt Diet Augments Systolic Blood Pressure and Induces Arterial […]

CHHS researchers develop quick, cost-effective shrimp authenticity test

Diners with discerning tastes may be keen to order an entrée featuring shrimp harvested from the waters of the Atlantic. Or perhaps they prefer a Pacific crustacean. But restaurant-goers beware: As the most consumed and highest imported seafood in the U.S., shrimp are vulnerable to food fraud, species substitution and mislabeling. To help combat the […]

Students and faculty receive awards at 2023 SEACSM conference

Students, alumni and faculty from the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology attended the annual conference for the Southeastern chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (SEACSM) in Greenville, South Carolina, and came away with numerous awards and honors. Professor Lynn Panton was the recipient of the 2023 Henry J. Montoye Scholar Award. The Scholar Award was instituted to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]