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Meet Our Faculty

Watch these short videos to meet the diverse group of food and nutrition experts that make up the student-centered faculty in the Department of Food and Nutrition.

Chairperson

Rita M. Johnson, PhD, RD, FADN, LDN

Chairperson, Associate Professor
Food and Nutrition
101 Ackerman Hall
724-357-4440

Faculty

Faith Bellinger, MS, RD, LDN

Instructor
Food and Nutrition
107 Ackerman Hall
(724) 357-3282

Nicole Clark, DCN, RD, CDE, LDN

Assistant Professor
Food and Nutrition
104 Ackerman Hall
724-357-3128

Nicole Dann-Payne, MS, RD, LDN

Instructor
Food and Nutrition
117B Ackerman Hall
724-357-3283

Pao Ying Hsiao, MS, PhD, RD, LDN

Assistant Professor
Food and Nutrition
114B Ackerman Hall
724-357-7917

Idamarie Laquatra, PhD, RD, LDN

Assistant Professor
Food and Nutrition
106 Ackerman Hall

Jodie Seybold, MS, RD, LDN

Instructor
Food and Nutrition
117A Ackerman Hall
724-357-1395

Stephanie A. Taylor-Davis, PhD, RD, LDN

Professor
Food and Nutrition
105 Ackerman Hall
724-357-7733

Mary Ann Cessna, EdD

Professor Emeritus

Susan Shank Dahlheimer, PhD, RD

Professor Emeritus

Margaret Minnick, MEd, RD

Professor Emeritus

Joanne B. Steiner, PhD, RD, FADA

Professor Emeritus

Allen M. Woods, MEd

Professor Emeritus

Support Staff

Mrs. Julie Williams

Department Secretary
Food and Nutrition
911 South Drive,
102 Ackerman Hall
724-357-4440
724-357-3007 (fax)

  • Food and Nutrition Department
  • Ackerman Hall, Room 102
    911 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4440
  • Fax: 724-357-3007
  • Summer Office Hours
  • Monday–Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–Noon
  • 1:00–4:00 p.m.