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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
Chair and Professor of Nutrition & Hospitality Management
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222 LENOIR
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1437
Joined UM: January 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
The University of Mississippi (1988)
MS
Exercise Science
The University of Mississippi (1994)
PhD
Exercise Science
The University of Mississippi (2005)

Committee Memberships

Applied Sciences Curriculum Committee
Other Kind of Committee
Common Reading Exp. Selection Sub-Comm
Ad Hoc Committee
Innovative STEM Education-VCRSP
Task Force
SAS Leadership Council
Ad Hoc Committee

Awards

School of Applied Sciences - Thomas A. Crowe Award
2008