Human Nutrition


The offices, instructional and research laboratories of the Department of Human Nutrition are located on the third floor of Dalton Hall on the Winthrop University campus. Facilities within Dalton Hall include seven faculty offices, one administrative office, one graduate assistant/resource room with study carrels each equipped with a computer, one storage/duplicating room, one mailroom, and a conference room which accommodates approximately 12 people. In addition, one food-testing laboratory and a food demonstration laboratory/classroom are located on the third floor of Dalton Hall. The food testing laboratory has five food preparation units and is equipped to accommodate a maximum of 12 students. The food demonstration laboratory/classroom is used for small food and nutrition classes and can accommodate 20-24 students. The food demonstration classroom, like other lecture rooms on campus, is equipped with PowerPoint and ELMO capacity. 

Body Composition Analyzer
Four nutrition research laboratories, designed to support faculty and undergraduate and graduate student research, are available, as well as a supply room and balance room. Equipment currently available includes:

  • InBody 520 Biospace Body Composition Analyzer (2)
  • Tanika Body Composition Analyzer (2)
  • SAHARA clinical bone sonometer
  • Centrifuges
  • Human patient simulator
  • Lactation simulator (2)
  • Ultrasound machine
  • Food demonstration cart
  • Pulse oximeter
  • Creamatocrit
  • CO2 incubator
  • Spectrometer

Other equipment is available on a loan basis from the Department of Chemistry, Physics, Geology and the Environment.