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Jamie Benedict.

Jamie Benedict | 775-784-6445

Expertise | Community nutrition, food security and policies/systems that influence health; pathways to grad/professional school, and to a dietetic credential

Karon Felten.

Karon Felten | 775-784-6446

Expertise | Human and lifecycle (pediatric) nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, public health; pathways to earn a dietetic internship and credential

Brad Ferguson.

Brad Ferguson | 775-784-6278

Expertise | Mechanisms that link metabolic disease to pathological cardiac remodeling and heart failure; pathways to graduate and medical school

Steven Frese.

Steven Frese | 775-784-6449

Expertise | Microbial ecology/the gut microbiome as it relates to nutrition, early life development, microbiology and immunology; food/biotech careers

Maureen Molini.

Maureen Molini


Expertise | Food science, food and culture, food service systems management; pathways to become a registered/licensed dietitian nutritionist, public health

David St-Jules.

David St-Jules | 775-682-6635

Expertise | Distribution and determinants of dietary intakes of people with adiposity-based chronic diseases, and the role of nutrition in these conditions

Jolyn Wirshing.

Jolyn Wirshing | 775-784-6617

Expertise | Community and lifecycle nutrition, public health; pathways to registered/licensed dietitian nutritionist, nutrition healthcare careers

Academic Advising (courses)

Undergraduate academic advising in the College is an integral part of student academic success. At the CABNR Student Center, we believe in fostering a conducive environment for academic success and creating a culture of inclusion and acceptance.