Nutritional Sciences Faculty

Allen Knehans, PhD

Allen Knehans, PhD

Dean, College of Allied Health
Chairman, Department of Nutritional Sciences
David Ross Boyd Professor
Stuart C. Miller Professor of Allied Health

Brian dela Cruz, MS, RDN/LD

Brian dela Cruz, MS, RDN/LD

Director, Dietetic Internship Program
Clinical Coordinator and Instructor

Katie Eliot, PhD, RDN/LD, FAND

Katie Eliot, PhD, RDN/LD, FAND

Assistant Professor

Jennifer Graef-Downard, PhD, RDN/LD
Leah A. Hoffman, Ph.D., RD/LD, CNSC

Leah Hoffman, PhD, RD/LD, CNSC

Associate Professor
Director, Coordinated Program for Master of Arts in Dietetics

Susan B. Sisson, Ph.D., RDN, CHES, FACSM

Susan B. Sisson, PhD, RDN, CHES, FACSM

Sam K. Viersen Family Foundation Presidential Professor
Assistant Dean for Research
Associate Professor
Director, Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences
Director, Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Laboratory

Michael B. Stout, PhD

Michael Stout, PhD

Assistant Professor

​Nutritional Sciences Adjunct Faculty

Nutritional Sciences Staff​

Judith Grove, CRA

Judith Grove, BA, CRA

Administrative Coordinator
Nutritional Sciences Support

Dawn Horton, BA

Dawn Horton, BA

Student Programs Coordinator III