Leadership Team

Besma Abbaoui, PhD

Besma Abbaoui, PhD
Program Manager, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Kamal N. Aboshamaa, PhD

Kamal N. Aboshamaa, PhD
Executive Director, Foods for Health Discovery Theme

Morgan Cichon, PhD

Morgan Cichon, PhD
Research Scientist, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Mark Failla, PhD

Mark Failla, PhD
Interim Faculty Lead; Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Human Sciences

Laura VanArsdale, MS

Laura VanArsdale, MS
Project Coordinator, Foods for Health Discovery Theme

Executive Committee

Ana Alonso, PhD

Ana Alonso, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular Genetics; Director, Targeted Metabolomics Facility (CAPS)

Sheryl Barringer, PhD

Sheryl Barringer, PhD
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Richard Bruno, PhD, RD

Richard Bruno, PhD, RD
Professor, Dept. of Human Sciences

Steven Clinton, MD, PhD

Steven Clinton, MD, PhD
Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology; Director, Prostate and Genitourinary Oncology

Jeff Firkins, PhD

Jeff Firkins, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Animal Sciences; Director, OSU Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Nutrition

Willa Hsueh, MD

Willa Hsueh, MD
Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology; Director, Diabetes Research Center

Ken Lee, PhD

Ken Lee, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Food Science & Technology; Director, Food Innovation Center

Devin Peterson, PhD

Devin Peterson, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Food Science & Technology; Director, Flavor Research Education Center

Christopher Weghorst, PhD

Christopher Weghorst, PhD
Associate Dean for Research and Professor, College of Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences

Daniel Wozniak, PhD

Daniel Wozniak, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, Microbial Infection and Immunity

Vicki Wysocki, PhD

Vicki Wysocki, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry; Director, Campus Chemical Instrumentation Center; Ohio Eminent Scholar