Carol Connell, Ph.D., R.D.
Professor, Undergraduate Program Director
Ph.D. The University of Southern Mississippi (Nutrition and Food Systems)
M.S. Auburn University (Nutrition and Foods)
B.S. Auburn University (Nutrition and Foods, Coordinated Dietetics Program)
Registered Dietitian, Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mississippi State Board of Health
Dr. Connell’s research focus has been on the nutrition needs of populations experiencing health disparities. Her particular areas of research have been in measuring food insecurity and food access in the rural Mississippi delta as well as developing, implementing and evaluating nutrition education programs in rural communities.
Medical Nutrition Therapy, Nutrient Metabolism, Research Techniques
Awards and Honors
Distinguished Researcher Award, College of Health, The University of Southern Mississippi, 2014; Superior Honors Thesis Mentorship, May 7, 2015. Recognition from the Honors; College for mentoring an undergraduate student thesis project; College of Health Faculty Member of the Month, February, 2014.
For a complete profile and publications view Dr. Connell's CV