Category Archives: Nutrition and Dietetics

Dr. Laurel Wentz

Assistant Professor,
Department of Nutrition
College of Human Ecology
Rivers West 333

E-mail: WENTZL@ECU.EDU

Areas of expertise: Sports and performance nutrition for competitive and tactical athletes aimed at reducing injury, improving workout recovery, maximizing nutrient timing and optimizing immune health

Wentz

Dr. Ian Hines

Assistant professor
Department of Nutrition Science
College of Human Ecology

Areas of Expertise: Alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Regulation of liver immune cell function, Hepatic fibrosis/cirrhosis induction and progression, Interrelation of diet and intestinal bacteria on liver function

Dr. Ian Hines

Dr. Oyinlola Toyin Babatunde

Assistant professor
Department of Nutrition Science
College of Human Ecology

Phone:  252-737-1855
E-mail: babatundeo@ecu.edu

Areas of expertise:  health promotion and disease prevention, geriatric nutrition and healthy aging, global health and community nutrition, community-based nutrition intervention and health promotion programs, health disparities, needs assessment and food insecurity to develop cost-effective intervention strategies

Babatunde

Dr. Elizabeth Wall-Bassett

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
College of Human Ecology

Areas of expertise:  Global and community nutrition, Socioeconomic factors of foods/food systems, food insecurity, Geriatric nutrition, Nutrition assessment, Sustainable agriculture

Wall-Bassett

Dr. Roman Pawlak

Assistant professor
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
College of Human Ecology

Areas of expertise:  Community based research, regarding consumers’ attitude, intention, and dietary behavior, community based approach to weight management, community based approach to reverse diabetes, diabetes complications, and cardiovascular disease with dietary interventions

Pawlak