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Allisha Weeden, PhD, RDN, LD


Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics / Associate Professor

PhD, Kansas State University 
MS, University of Kansas Medical Center 
BS, Kansas State University

Courses Taught

Experimental Foods
Introduction to Dietetics
Meal Management
Medical Nutrition Therapy I/Lab
Medical Nutrition Therapy II/Lab
Nutrition Assessment and Instruction
Nutrition through the Lifecycle
Nutritional Biochemistry I
Senior Seminar
Special Problems in Nutrition and Dietetics
Sports Nutrition

Research Interests

Maternal, infant, and child nutrition
Older adult nutrition
Food science
Dietary supplement use
Medical nutrition therapy

Scholarship

Dye JE, Massengale JD, Weeden AM. Acceptability of a chocolate candy bar fortified with white bean flour and ascorbic acid. 2017. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics FNCE Conference, Chicago, IL.

Barnett JT, Weeden AM. Lower calorie items offered at casual dining restaurants cost more than traditional menu items. 2015. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics FNCE Conference, Nashville, TN.

Weeden AM, Olsen J, Batacan JM, Peterson T. Differences in collegiate athlete nutrition knowledge as determined by athlete characteristics. The Sport Journal. 2014. 55. 

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