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

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

"Accent on the Individual" means challenging an individual and moving them out of their comfort zone.

Research Areas

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


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

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