Nutrition Science
       Melani Duffrin, PhD, RD, LDN

Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Nutrition Science
College of Human Ecology
East Carolina University
Rivers 272
Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

BS in Home Economics.  June 1993. Dietetics. Western Illinois University.
MS in Education.  June 1995.  Interdisciplinary Studies: Community Health and Nutrition.  Western Illinois University.
PhD in Education.  March 2002.  Curriculum & Instruction; Cognate: Food & Nutrition Science. 
Ohio University.

Licensure and Certification:
Licensed Dietitian (LDN), North Carolina Board of Dietetics, State of North Carolina, 2005.
Licensed Dietitian (LD), Ohio Board of Dietetics, State of Ohio, 1997-2004.
Registered Dietitian (RD), Commission on Dietetic Registration, Chicago, IL, 1997.
Serve Safe Certification National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, 2000-2005.

Research Interests: FoodMASTER Initiative (

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