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Our students rate the Food and Nutrition faculty as being the highest caliber and most dedicated. In addition to teaching classes, they are actively involved in helping you succeed.

Michael Crosier, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor, Food and Nutrition

Educational background: PhD Tufts University; MS Tufts University; BS University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Teaching areas: Nutrition Science and Applications, Human Nutrition Science, Nutritional Biochemistry
Areas of specialty: Biochemical and molecular nutrition

Maureen Kelly Gonsalves, M.ED, RD
Instructor, Food and Nutrition

Educational background: M.Ed, RD Framingham State University; BS University of Vermont
Teaching areas: Foodservice Management; Foodservice Systems
Areas of specialty: Food safety; Nutrition education, Management in food and nutrition

Andrea Gorman, PhD, MS, RD, LDNAndrea Gorman
Assistant Professor, Food and Nutrition

Educational background: PhD Boston University School of Medicine; MS University of New Haven; BS University of Rhode Island
Teaching areas: Medical Nutrition Therapy, Food Culture and Society, Nutrition Practice
Areas of specialty: Health literacy, nutrition support and intervention, overweight/obesity co-morbidity issues

Ann W Johnson, PhD, MBA, RD, LD
Instructor, Food and Nutrition

Educational background:  PhD Auburn University, MBA Carnegie Mellon, AB Bryn Mawr College
Teaching areas:  Food Service Management, Experimental Foods, Clinical Experience, Introductory Nutrition
Areas of specialty:  Food science and management, Sports Nutrition, Renal dietetics

Susan J. Massad, HSD, RD, CHESSusan Massad
Professor, Food and Nutrition
Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics

Educational background: H.S.D. (Doctor of Health and Safety), Indiana University, M.Ed. Worcester State College, B.S. Framingham State University
Teaching areas: Nutrition Science and Applications, Nutrition for Sports and Exercise, Personal and Community Health, Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive Behavior
Areas of specialty: Sports nutrition, health education

Karen McGrail, MEd, RD, LDNKaren McGrail
Instructor, Food and Nutrition
Director, John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition

Educational background: M.Ed., B.S. Framingham State University
Teaching areas: Introduction to Nutrition Practice, Computer Applications in School Food Service
Areas of specialty: Pediatric nutrition, school nutrition, nutrition counseling, technology

Suzanne Neubauer, PhD, RD, CNSCSuzanne Neubauer
Professor, Food and Nutrition
Director, Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Advisor, M.S. Food and Nutrition

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

Jerusha Nelson-Peterman, PhD, RDJ Nelson Peterman
Assistant Professor, Food and Nutrition

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: Experimental Study of Foods; Research Methods in Nutrition Education
Areas of specialty: Refugee nutrition and health, food security, culture and food, experimental food preparation

Janet Schwartz, MS, RDJanet Schwarz
Professor, Food and Nutrition
Chair, Department of Food and Nutrition

Educational background: M.S. Harvard School of Public Health, B.S. Cornell University
Teaching areas: Community Nutrition, Public Health, Life Cycle Nutrition, Introductory Nutrition
Areas of specialty: sociocultural aspects of food, child nutrition, nutrition education

Brian Souza, Ph.D., ACSM EP-C
Assistant Professor, Food and Nutrition

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
Areas of specialty: Behavioral aspects of physical activity and wellness