Graduate Programs

Graduate Student Projects

Incoming and current master’s students:

Below is an up-to-date (hopefully) listing of potential master’s projects in the department. The list is not necessarily exhaustive, but will give you an idea of the types of research available for Plan A or Plan B projects. If any of them pique your interest, please contact the faculty member(s) listed for that particular project. REMEMBER, ideally you should have a research project identified by mid-way through your second semester.

Community Nutrition

Baker, Susan – The Western Region Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Center of Excellence at CSU, 2014-2017

Baker, Susan – Use of Engaging Online Videos in Conjunction with New Feeding Content to Enhance a Current EFNEP Program in the Prevention of Childhood Obesity, 2015-2020

Baker, Susan – Multi-Disciplinary Methods for Effective, Sustainable and Scalable Evaluations of Nutrition Education Programs, 2015-2016

Bellows, Laura – Bridging Home and Preschool Environments to Promote Healthy Eating and Activity Behaviors and Prevent Obesity in Early Childhood, 2015-2017

Bunning, Marisa – Western Training, Education, Extension, Outreach and Technical Assistance Center to Enhance Food Safety, 2015-2018

Cunningham-Sabo, Leslie – Cooking with Kids 2.0: Plus Parents and Play, 2012-2017

Cunningham-Sabo, Leslie – CDE Training Project, 2016-2017

Nutritional Sciences

Foster, Michelle – Metabolic Benefits of Peripheral Fat Accumulation, 2014-2017

Gentile, Christopher – Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award, 2014-2017

Gentile, Christopher – Forxiga and Enothelial Function in Diabetic Mice, 2015-2016

Gentile, Christopher – Anna Phan Scholarship, 2016-2017

Pagliassotti, Michael – Obesity and Hepatic Steatosis, 2005-2016

Pagliassotti, Michael – Obesity and Hepatic Steatosis-Diversity Supplement, 2005-2016