The following faculty are members of the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Faculty serving as mentors in the Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences include these others from departments across campus.
David J. Eide, Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Ph.D,1987. Nutritional genomics and molecular responses to changes in nutrient status.
Richard S. Eisenstein, Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Ph.D., 1985. Iron metabolism; posttranscriptional control of proteins required for the uptake, storage, and use of iron.
Jing Fan, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Ph.D., 2014. Cancer metabolism; metabolic regulation in dynamic mammalian systems.
Guy E. Groblewski, Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Ph.D., 1991. Intracellular signal transduction and membrane/ protein trafficking in gastrointestinal epithelial cells.
Adam Kuchnia, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Ph.D, 2017; Muscle and Protein Metabolism; Understanding how disease affects muscle and protein metabolism and muscle assessment techniques
Huichuan J. Lai, Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Ph.D., R.D., 1994. Precision nutrition in cystic fibrosis: clinical and epidemiological studies linking nutrition and disease outcomes.
Denise M. Ney, Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Ph.D., 1986. Nutritional management of phenylketonuria and gastrointestinal physiology.
James M. Ntambi, Steenbock Professor of Nutritional Sciences (also Biochemistry); Ph.D., 1985. Mechanisms of fat cell differentiation; regulation of gene expression by dietary and hormonal factors.
Beth Olson, Associate Professor. Ph.D – Nutrition, University of California at Davis. Breastfeeding support and improving infant feeding practices.
Brian W. Parks, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Ph.D., 2008. Systems genetics, Gene-diet interactions, and molecular mechanisms of obesity and diabetes.
Roger A. Sunde, Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Ph.D., 1980. Selenium deficiency as a model for nutrient regulation of gene expression; molecular mechanism of selenium regulation and homeostasis; biochemical functions of selenium.
Sherry Tanumihardjo, Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Ph.D., 1993. Vitamin A assessment methodology; carotenoid bioavailability; global health; and international nutrition.
Eric Yen, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Ph.D. 2000. Intestine, assimilation of dietary fat, and energy balance.
Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences (IGPNS) Faculty Mentors
Faculty members at the University of Wisconsin-Madison serve as trainers in the Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences (IGPNS). To search for faculty trainers and their specializations, please visit the IGPNS Faculty Listing.