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Mike Ormsbee Awarded NSCA William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award

NFES Professor Michael Ormsbee has won the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award! Recipients of the William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award are recognized for exemplary contributions and breakthroughs in the field of applied exercise and sport science. This isn’t Mike’s first award from NSCA, he was […]

NFES Doctoral Student Receives AOAC “Testing for Life” Student Award

Xingyi Jiang, a third-year Nutrition and Food Science Program doctoral candidate in Dr. Rao’s lab, was selected as a recipient of the AOAC/Eurofins Foundation “Testing for Life” Student Award. This AOAC Award, supported by the Eurofins Foundation, is designed to encourage student researchers who are advancing basic or applied science in analytical or molecular testing […]

NFES Team Awarded Collaborative Collision Funds for COVID-19 Project

Recently a research team in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences was awarded seed funding from the FSU Office of Research through the Collaborative Collision: COVID-19 Pandemic call for proposals. Their project is entitled “Understanding genetic, pharmaceutical and environmental factors increasing risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection,” and involves a collaborative effort between four investigators. […]

NFES Doctoral Student Presenting at ASN Vitamins & Minerals Forum

Cassandra “Sandi” Olson, a first-year doctoral student in Dr. Hennigar’s lab, was selected to present her abstract as a flash talk during the Vitamins and Minerals Research Interest Section (RIS) Forum at NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE. Sandi’s abstract is titled “The effects of short-term zinc feeding on zinc absorption and zinc transporter expression in the […]

FCS & NFES Garnet & Gold Society Scholars!

Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. To become an inductee of the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society, students must meet the engagement criteria and […]

Ahmed Ismaeel is this years ISL Award Winner!

One of our NFES Doctoral Students has been awarded the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship. Click here for a link to the ISL article. Congratulations Ahmed on your award! Ahmed’s describes his current focus as investigating the mechanisms by which pathological changes in the blood vessels of peripheral artery disease (PAD) […]

Earn a B.S. in Dietetics

Interested in becoming a registered dietician? Dietetics is one of four undergraduate majors in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences. The program offers students a unique introduction to sports and clinical nutrition. Students majoring in dietetics may earn a DPD (Didactic Program in Dietetics) Verification Statement (which is required to apply for an internship and registered dietitian […]

Human Sciences Alumni Making an Impact

Special Thanks to Health Care Professionals We’re so very proud of our Alumni and CHS Dean’s Advisory Council members and the work they are doing on the front lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Three members of the CHS Dean’s Advisory Council; Dr. Kevin Hayes ’92,’94, Dr. Matthew Lee ’02, ’04 and Dr. Justin Lewis ’02, ’04 […]

Human Sciences Celebrates WearRedDay!

February 7th is national “Wear Red Day” and Human Sciences students, faculty and staff gathered on their front lawn to help raise awareness for American Heart Month. Heart disease is still the number one killer in the United States and research shows that strong social support makes getting regular physical activity, eating healthier, reaching and […]