Academic Faculty

David Sampson, Ph.D.

David Sampson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

227 Gifford Building | (970) 491-5234 | david.sampson@colostate.edu

David Sampson hails (mostly) from New England, with A.B., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Bowdoin College (Maine), University of Connecticut and Colorado State University His doctoral and post-doctoral training dealt with diet and protein synthesis in lactating rats. Following 6 years of vitamin B-6 research with the USDA in San Francisco, he joined the CSU nutrition faculty in 1989. He currently teaches graduate courses about vitamins, protein and laboratory methods as well as undergraduate courses about introductory nutrition and laboratory evaluation of nutritional status. His research focuses on nitric oxide and its role in atherogenesis. He has published over 25 peer-reviewed papers, 2 review chapters and 24 abstracts. He is active in the American Institute of Nutrition, and has served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nutrition.