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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES


The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

MELINDA WELLS VALLIANT

NUTRITION & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT'S COORDINATED PROGRAMS
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222 LENOIR
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1437
Joined UM: 01/16/2007

Areas of Expertise

  • EXERCISE, DIET AND CHOLESTEROL
  • EXERCISE, PHYSICAL CONDITIONING
  • EXERCISE, WEIGHT CONTROL
  • HEALTHY NUTRITION
  • NUTRITION
  • NUTRITION AND FOODS, IMPROVING EATING HABITS
  • NUTRITION AND FOODS, MATERNAL AND CHILD NUTRITION
  • NUTRITION AND FOODS, WEIGHT CONTROL

Degrees

BS
FAMILY SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY MISSISSIPPI (1988)
MS
EXERCISE SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY MISSISSIPPI (1994)
PHD
EXERCISE SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY MISSISSIPPI (2005)

Committee Memberships

Innovative STEM Education-VCRSP
Task Force
STEM-Public Outreach & Engagement
Other Kind of Committee
UM STEM Advisory Council
Other Kind of Committee

Awards

School of Applied Sciences - Thomas A. Crowe Award
2008