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Faculty Profile

 
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 Thomas, Judy   Name:  Judy Thomas 
Title:  Instructor of Human Nutrition; Internship Director 
Education:
M.S., Human Nutrition and Foods, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., Nutrition and Foods, West Virginia University
Office:  316 Dalton Hall  
Phone:  803/323-4521 
E-mail:  thomasjh@winthrop.edu  
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Area(s):
Cultural Characteristics of Eating Patterns, Sustainable Agriculture, Nutrition Education of School-Age Children, Dietetics Nutrition
Professor Thomas has been working in the field of nutrition and dietetics for 30 years. In addition to positions in academia, Thomas has professional experience in a wide range of areas including dialysis centers, home health agencies, hospitals, long-term care facilities, nutrition education in the public schools, and in public health with chronic disease prevention and special needs children. As a full-time faculty member since 1994, Thomas teaches courses in human nutrition, food composition, and cultural perspectives in food and nutrition. Beyond the classroom, Thomas is actively involved as a mentor to her students; in 2004, she was awarded with an emerging Leaders Teaching Award by a campus student organization.