THUNDER JALILI, PhD portrait
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Health and Kinesiology
  • Professor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology

Current Courses

Summer 2024

  • NUIP 1020-084
    Sci Fndtn Nutr & Health
  • NUIP 3620-084
    Cultural Aspcts Of Food
  • NUIP 5850-084
    Selected Topics
  • NUIP 6900-001
    Directed Nutr Research
  • NUIP 6910-001
    Field Experience
  • NUIP 7990-002
    Cont. Registration-Doc

Spring 2024

Fall 2023

Professional Organizations

  • American Society for Nutrition . 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019. Position : Member.
  • American Society for Nutrition . 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018. Position : Member.
  • American Society for Nutrition . 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017. Position : Member.
  • University of Utah Academy of Health Science Educators. 01/2016 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Society for Nutrition . 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2017. Position : Member.
  • American Society for Nutrition . 01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015. Position : Member.
  • American Society for Nutrition . 01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015. Position : Member.
  • American Society for Nutrition . 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014. Position : Member.
  • American Society for Nutrition . 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013. 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.