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Dr. Michelle Hesse

Office: HBS 2022
Phone: (540) 568-6570
Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. Human Nutrition, The Ohio State University Nutrition Program
  • Registered Dietitian (R.D.)
  • B.S. Foods and Nutrition and Chemistry, College of St. Elizabeth

Teaching Area

  • Science of Food Preparation
  • Experimental Foods
  • Nutrition for Wellness


  • Develop operational systems to help food banks make informed procurement decisions based on the nutritional quality of food bank foods
  • Enhance Healthy Food Pantry environments to support nutrition education and choice for pantry clients
  • Evaluate culinary traditions and dietary acculturation practices among immigrant families


  • Cooking
  • Spending time with my family and pets
  • Crossfit
  • Hiking and Biking
  • Reading