Faculty

Michael Crosier, PhD, RD

Associate Professor

Office: Hemenway Annex 518
Phone Number: 508-626-4753
Email: mcrosier@framingham.edu

Educational background: PhD Tufts University; MS Tufts University; BS University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Teaching areas: Fundamentals of Nutrition Science, Nutrition and Chronic Disease, Human Nutrition Science, Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism, Sports Nutrition
Areas of specialty: Biochemical and molecular nutrition

Andrea Gorman
Andrea Gorman, PhD, MS, RD, LDN

Assistant Professor, Director, Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Office: Hemenway Annex 222
Phone Number: 808-626-4759
Email: agorman1@framingham.edu

Educational background: PhD Boston University School of Medicine; MS University of New Haven; BS University of Rhode Island
Teaching areas: Food, Culture, and Society, Medical Nutrition Therapy I & II, Clinical Experiences in Dietetics, Obesity and Weight Management
Areas of specialty: Health literacy, nutrition support and intervention, overweight/obesity co-morbidity issues

Ann W Johnson, PhD, MBA, RD, LD

Assistant Professor

Office: Hemenway Annex 239A
Phone Number: 508-626-4689
Email: ajohnson3@framingham.edu

Educational background:  PhD Auburn University, MBA Carnegie Mellon, AB Bryn Mawr College
Teaching areas:  Food, Culture, and Society (lab), Experimental Study of Food, History of Food, Medical Nutrition Therapy II, Practicum in Foodservice Systems, Clinical Experiences in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition Internship:  US Army Natick Research (NRDEC)
Areas of specialty:  Food science and management, Sports Nutrition, Renal dietetics

Megan Lehnerd, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor

Office: Hemenway Annex 225
Phone Number: 508-262-4702
Email: mlehnerd@framingham.edu

Educational background:  PhD, Tufts University, MS, Tufts University, BS, The George Washington University
Teaching areas:  Food, Culture, and Society; Community Nutrition
Areas of specialty: Sociocultural aspects of food, community nutrition, food justice, and agriculture/food systems.

Susan J. Massad, HSD, RD, CHES

Professor, Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics

Office: Hemenway Hall 220
Phone Number: 508-626-4743
Email: smassad@framingham.edu

Educational background: H.S.D. (Doctor of Health and Safety), Indiana University, M.Ed. Worcester State College, B.S. Framingham State University
Teaching areas: Preparation for Academy of Dietetics, Nutrition Science and Applications, Nutrition for Sports and Exercise, Personal and Community Health, Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive Behavior
Areas of specialty: Nutrition for sports and exercise and socioeconomic trends in food consumption patterns.

Suzanne Neubauer
Suzanne Neubauer, PhD, RD, CNSC

Professor, Advisor, M.S. Food and Nutrition

Office: Hemenway Hall 216
Phone Number: 508-626-4754
Email: sneubauer@framingham.edu

Educational background: Ph.D. University of Connecticut, M.S. The Pennsylvania State University, B.S. Immaculata College
Teaching areas: Medical Nutrition Therapy, Seminar in Clinical Nutrition, Clinical Experiences in Dietetics
Areas of specialty: Medical Nutrition Therapy, Nutrition Support

J Nelson Peterman
Jerusha Nelson-Peterman, PhD, RD

Chair and Associate Professor

Office: Hemenway Hall
Phone Number: 508-626-4757
Email: jnelsonpeterman@framingham.edu

Educational background: PhD, Tufts University (Food Policy and Applied Nutrition); MS and Dietetic Internship, University of Utah (Foods and Nutrition); BS Brigham Young University (Molecular Biology)
Teaching areas: Community Nutrition, Experimental Study of Foods; Research Methods in Nutrition Education
Areas of specialty: Refugee nutrition and health, food security, culture and food, experimental food preparation

Brian Souza, PhD, ACSM EP-C

Assistant Professor

Office: Hemenway Annex 516
Phone Number: 508-215-5720
Email: bsouza@framingham.edu

Educational background: Ph.D., Oregon State University; MS, Springfield College; BS, Springfield College
Teaching areas: Personal and Community Health, Personal Training, Exercise Testing and Prescription, Wellness Behavior, Internship in Health and Wellness
Areas of specialty: Behavioral aspects of physical activity and wellness

Karen White, M.Ed., RDN, LDN

Instructor

Office: Hemenway Annex 243
Phone Number: 508-626-4700
Email: kwhite12@framingham.edu

Educational background: MEd Framingham State University, BS Framingham State University, AS University of Maine Farmington
Teaching areas: Fundamentals of Nutrition Science
Areas of specialty: Community Nutrition

Catherine Wickham
Catherine Wickham, PhD, RDN, CD-N

Assistant Professor, Faculty Liaison for The John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition

Office: Hemenway Annex 512
Phone Number: 508-626-4676
Email: cwickham@framingham.edu

Educational background: PhD University of Massachusetts, Amherst; MS University of Saint Joseph; Certificate in Catering – Le Cordon Bleu, Paris; BS Bentley University; AS University of New Hampshire
Teaching areas: Foodservice Systems; Management of Food and Nutrition Services; Professional Development and Communication in School Nutrition
Areas of specialty: Food and culinary literacy; food safety; foodservice systems; foodservice management; school nutrition