Undergraduate Advisement

Your advisor is the partner and go-to resource in your academic journey.

Primary advisor

David R. Johnson

David R. Johnson

Academic Advisor/Retention Specialist

Primary advisor for students pursuing degrees in cell and molecular biology, clinical laboratory sciences, and nutrition and dietetics. Assists with pre-professional advisement.

Cell and molecular biology advisors

Dr. Amanda C. Brodeur

Human Genetics. Advising: Cell and Molecular Biology; Genetics and Genetic Counseling; Pre-medicine; Pre-physician assistant

Dr. Richard C. Garrad

Dr. Richard C. Garrad

Professor, Director Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program

Molecular Cell Biology; Signal Transduction; Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis; Senior Seminar in Cell and Molecular Biology; Current Literature Topics; Virology

Dr. Lyon H. Hough

Human Anatomy; Medical Human Anatomy & Radiology; Human Neurophysiology and Anatomy

Dr. Amy E. Hulme

Biomedical Research; Biomolecular Interactions; Biology of HIV-AIDS

Dr. Joshua J. Smith

Biomedical Sciences; Biomedical Research; Pharmacology; Recombinant DNA Techniques; Peer Instruction in Biomedical Sciences; Cell Biology of Cancer; Biotechnology; Pre-pharmacy society faculty advisor

Dr. Randi J. Ulbricht

Molecular Biology; Research in the Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Jianjie Wang

Human Anatomy Laboratory; Human Physiology Laboratory; Undergraduate Research in the Biomedical Sciences; Neurobiology; Medical Physiology; Human Cardiopulmonary Physiology; Histology

Dr. Joseph P. Williams

Biology of Aging; Service Learning in Biomedical Sciences; Bioinformatics and Biomedical Resources

Dr. Colette M. Witkowski

Human genetics; Genomics; Epigenetics; Human population genetics; Molecular biology; Molecular genetics

Dr. Scott D. Zimmerman

Human Physiology; Physiology of the Cell; Physiology of Organ Systems; Physiology of Exercise Metabolism; Medical Pathologic Physiology; Histology

Nutrition and dietetics

Natalie B. Allen

Natalie B. Allen

Clinical Assistant Professor
Team Dietitian, Athletics Department

Nutrition through the Lifespan; Nutrition Education/Communication; Medical Nutrition Therapy; Sports Nutrition

Carmen Boyd

Food and Culture; World Hunger

Jaime Gnau

Food insecurity intervention strategies; Intuitive eating; Health promotion program development and implementation

Dr. Anne Marie Hunter

Community and Service Learning in the Biomedical Sciences, Medical Nutrition Therapy I, Medical Nutrition Therapy II; Introduction to Research in Dietetics; Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy

Sarah E. Murray

Sarah E. Murray

Senior Instructor
Nutrition and Dietetics Program Director

Student leadership development; Food Insecurity; Community Nutrition

Dr. Daniela Novotny

Nutrition; Nutrition Assessment and Sports Nutrition; Human Nutrition and Metabolism

Dr. Deborah K. Piland

Food Science; Administrative Dietetics; Advanced Food Service Management

Dr. Hillary L. Roberts

Dr. Hillary L. Roberts

Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Director, Dietetic Internship and Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition Counseling; Nutrition Education and Communications; Weight Stigma and Weight Inclusivity; Interprofessional Education; Food Insecurity and Food Justice Issues and Programs

Clinical laboratory sciences

Dr. Richard C. Garrad

Dr. Richard C. Garrad

Professor, Director Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program

Molecular Cell Biology; Signal Transduction; Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis; Senior Seminar in Cell and Molecular Biology; Current Literature Topics; Virology

Dr. Colette M. Witkowski

Human genetics; Genomics; Epigenetics; Human population genetics; Molecular biology; Molecular genetics

Meeting with your advisor

Until you complete 75 credit hours, you must meet with your advisor once a semester to register for classes.

Afterward, you should meet with your advisor once a semester until you graduate.

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