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Soo-Yeun Lee

Bio

Dr. Lee joined the faculty in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois in 2001. During her tenure, she has taught two sensory science courses, for which she has received various teaching awards and recognitions. Her research is supported by the grants received from the USDA, Illinois Soybean Association, and private industry. Dr. Lee received her PhD in Food Science at the University of California, Davis, in 2001. Dr. Lee's complete bio can be found here.

Contact

Phone: 217) 244-943
Email: soolee@illinois.edu

Reed Larson

Bio

Reed W. Larson is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on positive development and the daily experience of adolescents. He has conducted research on adolescents’ media use, time alone, experience with friends, and school experience. Read more about Dr. Larson's research on youth development at: www.youthdev.illinois.edu. His complete bio can be found here.

Contact

Phone: 217-333-2837
Email: larsonr@illinois.edu

Laurie Kramer

Bio

Dr. Laurie Kramer is Professor Emerita of Applied Family Studies in the Department of Human Development and family studies. Kramer was the Founding Director of the Family Resiliency Center and led initiatives aimed at enhancing the well-being of children, youth and families through multidisciplinary research, education and outreach. Kramer earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Illinois in 1989 and performed her residency at Northwestern University Medical School. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois. Kramer served as the Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the University of Illinois College of ACES between 2007-2016. Dr. Kramer's complete bio can be found here.

Contact

Email: lfkramer@illinois.edu

Rod Johnson

Bio

A Professor of Integrative Immunology and Behavior in Department of Animal Sciences and Director of Division of Nutritional Sciences, Dr. Johnson currently studies the effects of nutrition on brain development, function, and aging. Part of his research focuses on how diet influences the communication between the immune system and brain. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and completed postdoctoral training at Iowa State University. Dr. Johnson's complete bio can be found here.

Contact

Phone: 217-333-2118
Email: rwjohn@illinois.edu

Robin Jarrett

Bio

Robin L. Jarrett is a Professor of African-American Studies, Human Development, and Family Studies. Her research focuses on coping strategies of low-income African-American families and children in inner-city neighborhoods, organized youth programs and youth development, and health practices among inner-city African American families. Dr. Jarrett's complete bio can be found here.

Contact

Phone: 217-300-0429
Email: rjarrett@illinois.edu

Craig Gundersen

Bio

The Soybean Industry Endowed Professor of Agricultural Strategy in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, Dr. Gundersen's research is primarily focused on the causes and consequences of food insecurity, and evaluations of food assistance programs with a particular emphasis on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. He received his PhD from the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Gundersen's complete bio can be found here.

Contact

Phone: 217-333-2857
Email: cggunder@illinois.edu

Diana Grigsby-Toussaint

Bio

An Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Grigsby-Toussaint focusses her research on integrating measures of social and built environments into disease models with the goal of effectively addressing the impact of disease risk in ethnic minority and vulnerable populations. Her long-term goal is to use these models to develop targeted programs that consider the individual-level risk factors associated with the onset of disease within the context of social and environmental influences. Dr. Grigsby-Toussaint's complete bio can be found here.

Contact

Phone: 217-333-9207
Email: dgrigs1@illinois.edu

Marian Fitzgibbon

Bio

A Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, and Administration, Dr. Fitzgibbon's research has focused primarily on health risk reduction interventions in minority and underserved populations. She has conducted obesity prevention trials with preschool children and their parents as well as obesity treatment interventions with women. Dr. Fitzgibbon has received consistent federal funding through the National Institutes of Health for over a decade and is regularly published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Fitzgibbon's complete bio can be found here.

Contact

Phone: 312-996-0146
Email: mlf@uic.edu

Aaron Ebata

Bio

Dr. Ebata’s general interest is in developing and evaluating outreach programs for parents and professionals that provide support for families under stress. He is involved in conducting applied research; developing educational outreach programs for families; and providing training and resources for professionals who work with children, youth, and families. Dr. Ebata received a PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Ebata's complete bio can be found here.

Contact

Phone: 217-333-2912
Email: ebata@illinois.edu

Sharon Donovan

Bio

Dr. Donovan received her PhD in Nutrition at the University of California, Davis. She served as Director of the Division of Nutritional Sciences between 1999 and 2009 and as Director of the Graduate Dietetic Internship from 2008-2014. Dr. Donovan teaches both basic and advanced nutrition classes to undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Donovan has over 130 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, and receives grant support from the National Institutes of Health, the United States Department of Agriculture, and other various programs within the food and pharmaceutical industries. Her research efforts have been recognized with several awards from both national and international organizations, and her graduate students have been the recipients of prestigious fellowships, scholarships and awards for their research accomplishments. Dr. Donovan's complete bio can be found here.

Contact

Phone: 217-333-2289
Email: sdonovan@illinois.edu

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