• Research Professor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Informatics

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Reviewer Recognition Award. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 08/27/2020
  • Seminar Speaker Award. Purdue Nutrition Science Graduate Student Organization, 09/15/2017
  • Student Research DPG Award (coauthor of poster, "The relationship between social support and diet quality in middle-aged and older adults in the U.S."). Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Research Practice Group, 10/16/2016
  • Student Poster Award (coauthor of poster, "An innovative approach to assessing food purchase behavior"). National Nutrient Databank Conference, 05/17/2016
  • Elaine R. Monsen Award for Outstanding Research Literature. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 10/05/2015


  • American Society for Nutrition (ASN), Member, 09/1985 - present
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), Member, 01/1972 - present

In the Media

Professional Service

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Role: Invited participant. Best Brains Exchange, hosted by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, on “Developing a tool to measure adherence to Canada’s new Food Guide,” Ontario, Canada. 03/12/2020 - 03/12/2020
  • Kaiser Permanente Research. Role: Expert panel member. Advise on establishing standard portion-size guidelines for food away from home. 01/28/2020 - present
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Role: Proposal reviewer. Review proposals submitted to Healthy Eating Research program. 10/07/2019 - 11/14/2019
  • National Cancer Institute. Role: Invited Participant. Workshop on Extending Methods in Dietary Patterns Research. 05/2016 - 05/2016
  • ASN Nutrition Epidemiology Research Interest Section. Role: Member. Steering Committee. 07/2013 - 06/2016
  • Onlife Health, Inc. Role: Member. Scientific Advisory Board. 01/2010 - 08/2017
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Role: Member. Board of Editors of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 07/2004 - present
  • Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Program. Role: Ad hoc reviewer. USDA Economic Research Service. 01/2003 - 01/2013
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics . Role: Reviewer. Annual Meeting Abstracts. 01/1998 - present
  • National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program. Role: Ad hoc reviewer. USDA Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service. 01/1994 - 01/2013