CHANAS Faculty/Staff

Jesse Stabile Morrell, PhD is a Nutrition Lecturer in the Department Molecular, Cellular & Biomedical Sciences at UNH. She has over 13 years' experience as a faculty member in the Nutrition Program and has worked for eight years on research with 18-24-year-old young adults. She currently teaches NUTR 400 as well as some smaller research experience classes. Jesse is responsible for database oversight and management, undergraduate/graduate research assistant training, and coordinates communication and compliance with UNH’s Office of Research Integrity Services.

Ruth A. Reilly, PhD, RD, LD is a Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Dietetics Program at UNH. She has 17 years' experience as a faculty member in the Nutrition Program and has worked for eight years on research with 18-24 year old young adults.

Gale B. Carey, PhD is a Professor of Nutrition in the Department Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences at UNH. She has conducted obesity research using animals and humans for the past 25 years and currently teaches a course designed to acquaint new graduate students with the tools and facilities for designing, conducting, and communicating research.

Joanne Curran-Celentano, PhD is a Professor of Nutrition in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences at UNH. She has 29 years experience as a faculty member in the Nutrition Program and has extensive nutrition research experience using animals and humans. She currently teaches the NUTR 400 course in the spring semester.

Maggie Dylewski Begis, PhD, RD, LD is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Nutrition in the Department Molecular, Cellular & Biomedical Sciences at UNH. She has over 12 years of experience working in clinical nutrition/dietetics, with an expertise in pediatrics and critical care.  Dr. Dylewski is the Director of the Center for Health Enhancement at UNH and has extensive experience with assessment methodologies and statistical analysis. 

Colette Janson-Sand, PhD, RD, LD is an Associate Professor of Nutrition in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences and Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics at UNH. She has 33 years' experience as a faculty member in the Nutrition Program and has conducted nutrition research using animals and humans for the past 36 years. She currently teaches the Nutritional Assessment course for undergraduates.

 

Summer Cook, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at UNH. She has five years' experience as a faculty member in the Exercise Science Program. She teaches undergraduate courses in
 Physiology of Exercise and Biology of Aging and has extensive experience with human research and exercise methodologies.

Melissa Rogers, M.A.Ed is a Professor of Kinesiology at UNH. She has XX years' experience as a faculty member in the Exercise Science Program. She teaches undergraduate courses in Practicum in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiopulmonary Pathologies, and the Science and Practice of Strength Training

Anne Ronan plays an important role in data collection and research assistant training.