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Dr. Amy Mobley

Dr. Amy R. Mobley is an assistant professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Dr. Mobley is responsible for teaching courses on topics such as dietary selection and public health nutrition. Her research focuses on nutrition education and health behavior change especially in a community setting. In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Mobley works with the Indiana Nutrition Education programs (SNAP-Ed and EFNEP) on program evaluation and new project initiatives related to areas such as social marketing and childhood obesity prevention. She also directs the “Indiana’s Food for the Hungry” program which provides education and training to emergency food programs in Indiana.

 

Dr. Mobley received her PhD in Nutrition from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, her MS in Human Nutrition and RD (registered dietitian) training at The Ohio State University and a BS in Applied Nutrition from the Pennsylvania State University. She also has previous work experience as a nutrition communication manager with the Dairy Council in Columbus, Ohio and as a nutrition scientist contractor for the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Mobley has been recognized as an Outstanding Dietetic Intern and Young Dietitian of the Year in Ohio and as an emerging young professional from Penn State University Health and Human Development Alumni Society. In addition, she has received several teaching awards at Purdue University.

 

Dr. Mobley’s greatest passion is translating nutrition science into practice for the general public.