Elaine Molaison, Ph.D., R.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Systems

Although Dr. Molaison’s dissertation focused on behavior change in hemodialysis patients, her current research has been in the areas of obesity (particularly childhood obesity), school wellness, and, more recently, community based participatory research. She has received funding to support her research from NIH, the Bower Foundation, the Center for Mississippi Health Policy, and The National Food Service Management Institute. She has published several articles related to her research and presented findings from her research at state and national levels.