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

Chair and Professor


Ph.D. The University of Southern Mississippi (Nutrition & Food Systems)

M.S. Louisiana Tech University (Nutrition & Dietetics)

B.S. University of Louisiana at Lafayette (Dietetics)

Professional Credentialing

Commission on Dietetic Registration
Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure

Research Interests

Dr. Molaison’s research primarily focuses on child obesity prevalence rates in Mississippi.  Additionally, she has conducted Community Based Participatory Research, and she is also interested in the impact of clinical nutrition interventions in producing positive impacts on patient outcomes.

Teaching Interests
Clinical Dietetics, Medical Nutrition Therapy, Renal Nutrition

Awards and Honors

2015 Higher Education Appreciation Day for Academic Excellence Award

For a complete profile and publications, view Dr. Molaison's CV.