Alisha Farris PhD

Dr. Farris is an Assistant Professor in Nutrition at Appalachian State University, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), and a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP). She has a background in both community and clinical nutrition. Prior to receiving a PhD, Dr. Farris worked as a clinical dietitian for 8 years predominantly in pediatric populations. However, for the last 5 years her focus has been in community nutrition, specifically maternal and child nutrition issues as she consistently works with various community partners locally and globally on challenges such as: child nutrition programs, international nutrition, food insecurity and diet diversity, and food parenting practices. Dr. Farris enjoys mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in community research projects each year. She has authored and co-authored many publications and presentations in her research area, including national and international presentations. Aside from her professional life, Dr. Farris loves the mountains and enjoys exploring them with her husband and two children You can find out more about Dr. Farris, her research, and students at this website: Current courses being taught: Community Nutrition, Nutrition and Health Previous Courses: Nutrition Education, Nutrition Counseling

There are 1 included publications by Alisha Farris PhD:

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Reliability Of A Market Basket Assessment Tool (MBAT) For Use In SNAP-Ed Healthy Retail Initiatives 2018 197 Objective: To evaluate the reliability of the Market Basket Assessment Tool (MBAT) for assessing the availability of fruits and vegetables, low-fat or nonfat dairy and eggs, lean meats, whole-grain products, and seeds, beans, and nuts in Supplemental...