David F. Vanata, Ph.D., RD, CSSD, LD

Associate Professor of Health Science
Director of Dietetics
Rybolt Sport Sciences Center
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What does "Accent on the Individual" mean to you?

  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 2002 and serves as associate professor of Health Sciences and director of the Dietetics Program¬†¬†

Research Areas

Development and implementation of nutrition interventions
Nutrition and behaviors
Nutrition and athletic performance
Food components and cognition


University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Ph.D.
Florida State University, M.S.
Richard Stockton College, B.S.

Courses Taught

Human Nutrition
Dav. Human Nutrition and Metabolism
Research in Health Sciences
Society's Influence on Body Image and Eating
Sports Nutrition
Food Sciences
Intro to Dietetics
Nutrition Counseling Skills
Lifecycle Nutrition