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Janice Maras


Associate Teaching Professor

Public Health and Health Sciences


Professor Maras is the Director in the Dietary Assessment Center which provides data collection, processing, development and interpretation of dietary intake data. Her research interests fall under identifying dietary assessment methods that influence nutritional health as well as developing new ways to enhance the diet quality and wellness in the community. She also develops nutrition education curriculum and wellness promotion for college students. Her research has made significant contributions in the area of nutrition research to diverse racial and ethnic groups, as well as children and other vulnerable populations.