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Nutrition Faculty

Debra Pearson

Debra Pearson

Associate Professor
LS 447

Research Interests

Research interests include the study of the effect of growing conditions on the composition of foods.

Education

Ph.D. University of California -Davis

Heather Masters

Heather Masters

Dietetic Internship Director
LS 457

Heather Masters, MS, RDN, CD completed her Masters Degree in Dietetics, and Dietetic Internship at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL with an emphasis in community nutrition and health promotion. She obtained her Bachelors of Science Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Heather previously practiced in the outpatient clinical setting at... Read more »

Le Zhu

Le Zhu

Associate Professor
LS 450

Advising

Human Biology (Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics & General).

Research Interests

My research revolves around iron. More specifically, I am interested in understanding mechanisms involved in the interaction of iron and ingredients in the food matrix that might decrease iron bioavailability (the absorption and utilization of iron in the body),... Read more »

Sara Wagner

Sara Wagner

Advising

Human Biology (Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics).

Education

MS University of Alabama