College of Human Sciences Research Focus Areas

Diversity and social responsibility

STEM education



Personal financial literacy

Functional foods and packaging

Outcomes-driven education

Food safety and quality

Nutrition, lifestyle, and health in early-life

Prevention and mitigation of Type 2 Diabetes

Community education for health and food safety

Green and sustainable food and biomaterials processing technologies

Adolescent/youth development

Adult development and aging

Family studies

Family policy

Family economic well-being and financial planning

Health and well-being

Infant and child development

Lifespan development

Applied motor development


Exercise biochemistry

Exercise metabolism

Exercise physiology

Exercise psychology

Fitness-wellness teaching


Molecular biology and immunology

Motor control and learning research

Physical activity epidemiology

Physical activity and health promotion

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Jennifer Margrett

Interim Associate Dean

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901 Stange Road
Ames Iowa 50011-1041


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Grant Coordinator

2155 Lagomarcino Hall
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Ames Iowa 50011-1041