Abrams’ expertise is at the intersection of strategic communication and food system and natural resources issues.
Professor and Extension specialist Baker focuses on community-based nutrition education programs for low-resource audiences.
Bellows focuses on nutrition education, childhood obesity, health promotion and disease prevention, and physical activity.
Bunning, an Extension specialist in food safety, specializes in food safety communication; post-harvest produce safety and quality; food processing; and consumer food handling behavior.
A prolific author, Carolan’s areas of expertise include environmental and agricultural law and policy, environmental sociology, the sociology of food systems and agriculture, and the sociology of technology and scientific knowledge.
Cunningham-Sabo focuses on designing, implementing and evaluating nutrition and physical activity programs for children and adults in Hispanic and American Indian communities.
Dr. Frye’s research is focused on understanding mechanisms of heart malfunctions associated with obesity and high-fat diets.
Gentile focuses on metabolism, obesity and the role of ER stress in obesity-related endothelial dysfunction.
Pagliassotti researches mechanisms that contribute to obesity-associated liver impairments and understanding the role of nutrients in liver disease progression in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Weir focuses on understanding the role of microbes in ecosystem functioning, and how dietary phytochemicals affect the composition of gut microbes.