Faculty and Staff

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John Arrowood

John Arrowood

Lecturer
828-262-2084 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
204 LS Dougherty

Margaret Barth

Professor and Chair
828-262-2661 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
102 LS Dougherty

Dr. Margaret Barth is Professor and Chair of Nutrition and Health Care Management at Appalachian State University. Dr. Barth received her PhD in Nutrition and Food Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-...

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Melisssa Bryan

Melissa Bryan

Lecturer
828-262-6215 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
207 LS Dougherty

Melissa is a full-time lecturer in Foods and Nutrition for the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management. Prior to working full-time at ASU Melissa spent 5 years as a clinical dietitian at Appalachian...

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Heather Casey

Adjunct Instructor
828-262-8619 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
207 L.S. Dougherty
Melissa Davis Gutschall

Melissa Davis Gutschall

Associate Professor
828-262-2698 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
205 LS Dougherty

Dr. Gutschall is an Associate Professor in Nutrition and Foods and Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics at Appalachian State University. She has taught nutrition for 11 years at the undergraduate and graduate...

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Michelle Eggers

Adjunct Instructor
828-262-8619 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
207 L.S. Dougherty
Alisha Ferris

Alisha Farris

Assistant Professor
828-262-7863 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
LS Dougherty, Room 203

Dr. Farris is an Assistant Professor in Nutrition at Appalachian State University, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), and a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP). She has a background in both...

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Dr. Sarah Jordan

Sarah Jordan

Professor
828-262-2788 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
200C LS Dougherty

Education: PhD University of Tennessee, MS University of Alabama, BS University of Mississippi. Current Courses Being Taught: NUT 4600 Professional Development, NUT 4900 Internship. Professional Affiliations /...

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Janna Lyons

Adjunct Instructor & Nutrition Specialist in ASU Student Wellness Center
828-262-3148 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
ASU Student Wellness Center
Lisa McAnulty

Lisa McAnulty

Professor
828-262-2630 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
108B LS Dougherty

Dr. Lisa McAnulty has been faculty at Appalachian State University since 1999 and is a Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management. She received her Ph.D. in Nutrition and Food Science from...

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Laura McArthur

Associate Professor
828-262-2971 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
104 A L.S. Dougherty

Dr. Laura McArthur joined the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management in Fall of 2014. Dr. McArthur has taught courses at three previous universities: University of Vermont, Eastern Carolina University, and...

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Paul Moore

Paul Moore

Lecturer, Director of Dietetic Internship
828-262-8634 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
200B L.S. Dougherty

Paul Moore started teaching at ASU as an adjunct in the Health, Leisure and Exercise Science Department in 2003 and full time for the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management in fall 2014. Prior to this he...

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Marty Root

Martin Root

Associate Professor
828-262-2064 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
200A LS Dougherty

Dr. Root has been at Appalachian since 2008. He started his career in science as a research technician in Entomology (insects) biochemistry and toxicology at Cornell University. He moved from there to Nutrition and...

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Kyle Thompson

Kyle Thompson

Assistant Professor
828-262-2631 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
206 L.S. Dougherty

Dr. Thompson is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and a Board Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC). Before she began teaching in the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management at Appalachian...

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Lynn VanEss Portrait

Lynn Van Ess

Administrative Support Specialist
828-262-8619 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
101 L.S. Dougherty

Ms. Lynn Van Ess joined the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management in 2012. Prior to coming to Appalachian State, Ms. Van Ess lived in North Jersey and worked as a music educator, a business co-owner, and...

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Laurel Wentz

Laurel M. Wentz

Assistant Professor
828-262-2976 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
109 LS Dougherty

Dr. Wentz is an Assistant Professor in Nutrition at Appalachian State University, a Registered Dietitian, and a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Her research focus is sports nutrition, following...

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