Faculty and Staff

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John Arrowood

John Arrowood

Lecturer
828-262-2084 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
586 Leon Levine Hall

Margaret Barth

Professor and Chair
828-262-2661 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
548C Leon Levine Hall

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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Melissa Bryan

Senior Lecturer, DPD and Undergraduate Nutrition and Foods Program Director
828-262-6215 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
578 Leon Levine Hall

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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Melissa Gutschall

Melissa Davis Gutschall

Professor, Graduate Nutrition Program Director
828-262-2698 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
574 Leon Levine Hall

Dr. Gutschall is a Professor in Nutrition and Foods and Director of Graduate Programs in Nutrition at Appalachian State University. She has taught nutrition for 15 years at the undergraduate and graduate levels,...

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Alisha Ferris

Alisha Farris

Assistant Professor
828-262-7863 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
582 Leon Levine Hall

Dr. Farris is an Assistant Professor in Nutrition at Appalachian State University, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). She has a background in both community and clinical nutrition. Prior to receiving a PhD, Dr...

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Jamie Griffin

Jamie Griffin

Assistant Professor
828-262-8534 (phone)
553 Leon Levine Hall

Dr. Griffin is an Assistant Professor in Nutrition at Appalachian State University and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She has taught nutrition at the undergraduate level for 10 years. She has a background in...

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Brook Harmon

Brook Harmon

Associate Professor
828-262-2630 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
LLH 575

Dr. Harmon is an Associate Professor in Nutrition and Foods at Appalachian State University. She served as a dietetic preceptor for 8 years and has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels for 10 years. Before...

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Dr. Sarah Jordan

Sarah Jordan

Emeritus Professor

Education

  • PhD University of Tennessee
  • MS University of Alabama
  • BS University of Mississippi

Professional Affiliations / Organizations

Laura McArthur

Associate Professor
828-262-2971 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
576 Leon Levine Hall

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

Senior Lecturer, Director of Dietetic Internship
828-262-8634 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
580 Leon Levine Hall

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...

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Dr. Danielle Nunnery

Danielle Nunnery

Assistant Professor
828-262-2983 (phone)
567 Leon Levine Hall

Dr. Nunnery is an Assistant Professor and Registered Dietitian in the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management at Appalachian State University. Dr. Nunnery received her Ph.D. in nutrition from the University...

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Marty Root

Martin Root

Adjunct Instructor
828-262-2064 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
584 Leon Levine Hall

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, Graduate Public Health Nutrition Program Director
828-262-2631 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
572 Leon Levine Hall

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 Van Ess

Administrative Support Specialist
828-262-8619 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
548D Leon Levine Hall

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

Associate Professor
828-262-2976 (phone)
828-262-8626 (fax)
584 Leon Levine Hall

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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