Dr. Deborah K. Piland


Biomedical Sciences

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Biomedical Sciences
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Food Science, 2006. University of Arkansas
  • MS, Food Science Technology, 1985, Texas A&M University
  • BS, Food Science Technology, 1983, Texas A&M University


  • DTN 240 Introduction to Nutrition
  • DTN 331 Food Science and Food Science Lab 

Research and professional interests

  • Socio-ecological theory of obesity
  • Entrepreneurial leadership in nutrition and dietetics
  • Phytochemicals and functional foods