THUNDER JALILI, PhD portrait
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Health-Kinesiology-Recreation
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
  • Professor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology

Current Courses

Spring 2018

  • NUIP 5850-002
    Selected Topics
  • NUIP 6900-005
    Directed Nutr Research
  • NUIP 6910-001
    Field Experience
  • NUIP 6970-002
    Thesis Research-Masters
  • NUIP 6980-002
    Faculty Consultation
  • NUIP 7950-006
    Indep Studies-Doctoral
  • NUIP 7960-006
    Special Topics-Doctoral
  • NUIP 7970-006
    Dissertation-Doctoral
  • NUIP 7980-006
    Faculty Consutl-PhD
  • NUTR 444-001
    Adv Nutrition Science
  • NUTR 4440-001
    Adv Human Nutrition
    Location: CRCC 215 (C. Roland Christensen Ctr.)

Fall 2017

Summer 2017

Professional Organizations

  • University of Utah Academy of Health Science Educators. 01/2016 - present. Position : Member.
  • Metabolism Interest Group, University of Utah Health Sciences. 08/2007 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Heart Association. 06/1998 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Society of Nutrition. 02/1995 - present. Position : Member.

Teaching Philosophy

My teaching philosophy is simple; I would rather have students comprehend a few important concepts, rather than have them memorize many facts in various topics without understanding any concepts.