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NEP 2021 Graduation Celebration!

April 23, 2021

Congratulations to the class of 2021!

Mary Moore

Congratulations to NEP Graduate Student Award Winners

April 15, 2021

Mary Moore won the Graduate School Donald K Anderson Award. This award celebrates the significant impact of graduate student's scholarship on the field of study and exemplifies an extraordinary intellectual accomplishment. Mary also won the HES Distinguished Graduate Research Award. Tom Jurrissen won the Graduate School The Donald K. Anderson Award. This award celebrates the…

Clayton Ivie

Student Awards

March 17, 2021

Congratulations to our award winning NEP students: Eric Lis Undergraduate Student Outstanding Poster Award at Cardiovascular Research Day Clayton Ivie Undergraduate Student Barbara A Horowitz and John M. Horowitz Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Award for his upcoming presentation at EB 2021 Brian Shariffi PhD Student Cardiovascular Section Research Recognition Award & Martin Frank Diversity Travel Award…

Jennifer Bean

Congratulations Professor Jennifer Bean – MU Undergraduate Teaching Award

Feb. 10, 2021

Jennifer Bean, Nutrition & Exercise Physiology, College of Human Environmental Sciences - 2020 MU Undergraduate Teaching Award Winner Jennifer is aware effective use of educational technology supports intellectual growth and promotes good citizenship online and in the workplace. Technology is not a one-size-fits-all teaching prop, and use without thought of curriculum support or teaching abilities…

NEP Virtual Meet and Greet for Graduate Students

Feb. 5, 2021

Join us on Feb. 12th from 9-10:30 am for an opportunity to virtually meet and interact with faculty and other graduate students in the department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. Tour our facilities virtually. Contact Ben Sauro for more information. Zoom Link

Jaume Padilla

NEP Faculty Selected for NextGen Precision Health Building Move-In

Jan. 25, 2021

The College of Human Environmental Sciences is proud to have three faculty members selected for the NextGen Precision Health Building Move-In. They were chosen because their work aligns with one or more of the six guiding pillars of NextGen and the building’s specific resources will significantly enhance their research efforts. Most importantly, they are committed…

2021 NEP Spring Seminar Series

Jan. 21, 2021

The 2021 Spring Seminar Series will be held on Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Due to social distancing guidelines, in–person seminars will be closed to the general public. Seminars will be available to everyone via Zoom. For more information, contact Ben Sauro at (573) 882-4288 or saurob@Missouri.edu. Download printer-friendly PDF Date Speaker Lecture Title Jan.…

S.T.A.R. Student Training for Advancing Research

NEP Students Accomplish Great Feats in the Face of Great Challenges

Dec. 14, 2020

As Mizzou pivoted to new forms of learning and engagement in Fall of 2020, the Office of Undergraduate Research designed and delivered a robust set of online workshops to provide students a means to create community and enhance their skills, in preparation for a time when they would return to mentored research and creative scholarship.…

Mary Moore

NEP Students Place at 37th Annual RCAF

Dec. 2, 2020

The Graduate Professional Council (GPC) announced its 37th Annual Research & Creative Activities Forum (RCAF), which took place on November 13 & 14, 2020. This event offered an  invaluable opportunity for students to showcase their academic projects in front of an audience of their professors, mentors, research colleagues, and visiting faculty from other institutions in…

Breanne Baker

NEP Student Awards at Health Sciences Research Day

Nov. 16, 2020

More than 200 research projects were virtually displayed during the 2020 Health Sciences Research Day. The annual event showcased research from MU undergraduate, medical and nursing students, as well as pre- and post-doctoral trainees. The event featured a range of health research, including immunology, nutrition and exercise physiology, diabetes, ophthalmology, orthopaedics and health psychology. Students…

Rebecca Mott

USDA-NIFA Invests More Than $53 Million to Help U.S. Farmers Prosper

Oct. 23, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced grant investments of more than $53 million across three unique programs for U.S. farmers, ranchers, and military veterans to support American agriculture. This year, USDA-NIFA awarded grants to four regional entities contributing to the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network. Long-term,…

Elizabeth Parks

Dr. Parks Elected to Leadership at The Obesity Society

Oct. 13, 2020

Dr. Elizabeth Parks, Professor in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, has been elected to begin a 4-year leadership path in The Obesity Society (TOS). Established in 1982, TOS is the leading professional organization focused on the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of obesity, with approximately 2,500 members world-wide. Beginning this November, Dr.…

Jacqueline Limberg

Dr. Limberg to Speak at American Physiological Society Webinar

Oct. 13, 2020

Join the American Physiological Society (APS) and partner ADInstruments on November 19, 2020 for a free webinar discussing the basics of human autonomic research as well as tips and tricks for successful human testing. This practical skills program is ideal for trainees or established scientists who want to refresh their autonomic research knowledge. Dr. Jacqueline…

Steve Ball

Dr. Steve Ball Interviewed on Inside Mizzou Athletics Podcast

Oct. 1, 2020

Dr. Steve Ball, NEP Professor & State Specialist as well as Mizzou baseball alum, was recently interviewed on the Inside Mizzou Athletics Podcast. Listen now

2020 Fall Seminar Series

Aug. 14, 2020

The 2020 Fall Seminar Series will be held on Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Due to social distancing guidelines, in–person seminars will be closed to the general public. Seminars will be available to everyone via Zoom. Links will be distributed prior to each seminar. For more information, contact Ben Sauro at (573) 882-4288 or…

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Advising Changes in NEP

Aug. 14, 2020

The NEP Advising Office has gone through a few changes this summer. We have a new advisor and new home. Katie Barthel joined our team in May. She will be working on recruiting for the department, meeting with prospective students and advising some of the new Human Performance students. The Advising Office has moved to…

NEP Graduation Send-Off

May 15, 2020

NEP faculty and staff would like to congratulate our class of 2020 graduates!

NEP Staff Prepares Meals for Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19

May 7, 2020

Contact: Pate McCuien, 573-882-4870, mccuienp@missouri.edu As hospitals have become increasingly full, The University of Missouri’s Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology has stepped up to help MU Health Care workers. In just two weeks, members from the department have cooked and prepared 500 frozen meals to help MU Health Care provide food to nurses, physicians…