Lynn S. BrannPh.D., RDN, FAND
Department Chair of Nutrition and Food Studies
Department Chair of Exercise Science
Dr. Brann serves as the Chair of the Departments of Nutrition and Food Studies as well as Exercise Science. Her research interests include the examination of dietary intake and diet quality of children and adolescents related to growth, development, and health, as well as mindful eating to improve food acceptance and self-regulation in children. Dr. Brann received the Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award in 2021. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is a past chair and advisor to the Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Ph.D., Human Ecology (Nutrition), The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (2003)
Master of Science, Nutrition Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (1999)
Bachelor of Science, Human Nutrition, University of Maine (1997)
Child nutrition; Dietary Assessment; Child overweight and obesity; Nutrition Education