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Nutritional Sciences Faculty

Brian dela Cruz, MS, RDN/LD

Brian dela Cruz, MS, RDN/LD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Director, Dietetic Internship Program
  • Clinical Coordinator

Katie Eliot, PhD, RDN/LD, FAND

Katie Eliot, PhD, RDN/LD, FAND

  • Associate 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

Norman G. Hord, PhD, MPH, RD

Norman Hord, PhD, MPH, RD

  • Chair of Department of Nutritional Sciences
  • Professor
  • Member of Harold Hamm Diabetes Center

Allen Knehans, PhD

Allen Knehans, PhD

  • David Ross Boyd Professor
  • Stuart C. Miller Professor of Allied Health

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

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

  • Sam K. Viersen Family Foundation Presidential Professor
  • Associate Dean for Research
  • Chair, Department of Allied Health Sciences.
  • 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

Jolyn Fernandes, MS, PhD

Jolyn Fernandes, MS, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Associate Director of Metabolomics, Laboratory for Molecular Biology and Cytometry Research
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Member, Harold Hamm Diabetes Center

David Fields, PhD

David Fields, PhD

  • Associate Professor and the CHF Chickasaw Nation Endowed Chair in Pediatric Diabetes

Becky Mannel, MPH, IBCLC, FILCA

Becky Mannel, MPH, IBCLC, FILCA

  • Director of the Oklahoma Breastfeeding Resource Center

Arlan Richardson, PhD

Arlan Richardson, PhD

  • Professor of Geriatric Medicine
  • Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair of Aging Research
  • Senior VA Career Scientist at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center

Kevin R. Short, PhD

Kevin R. Short, PhD

  • Associate Professor and the CHF Choctaw Nation Endowed Chair in Pediatric Endocrinology

Stefano Tarantini, PhD

Stefano Tarantini, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Research

Trent Tipple, MD

Trent Tipple, MD

  • Section Chief
  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • CHF Reba McEntire Endowed Chair

Archana Unnikrishnan, PhD

Archana Unnikrishnan, PhD

  • Archana Unnikrishnan, PhD, Asst. Professor 
  • Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Director of Research Programs

Ashley Weedn, MD, MPH, FAAP

Ashley Weedn, MD, MPH, FAAP

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Pediatrics Medical Director,
  • Healthy Futures Director,
  • Pediatric Obesity Research Program University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Marianna Wetherill, PhD, MPH, RDN-AP/LD

Marianna Wetherill, PhD, MPH, RDN-AP/LD

  • George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Population Healthcare
  • Henry Zarrow Presidential Professor
  • Associate Professor

Andriy Yabluchanskiy, MD, PhD

Andriy Yabluchanskiy, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Nutritional Sciences Staff​

Dawn Horton, BA

Dawn Horton, BA

  • Student Programs Coordinator III