Department of Nutrition & Exercise Science

Melissa N. Conley

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Current Roles

Dr. Conley is an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science.

Dr. Melissa A Murphy, PhD

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Current Roles

Assistant professor, Nutrition and Basic Sciences

Education

 

Fernanda Larson, MS

Fernanda Larson is an Assistant Professor and a core faculty member in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University California. She joined Bastyr in Fall, 2015.

Education

Cynthia Bartok, PhD, RD

Cynthia Bartok, PhD, RD

Cynthia Bartok, PhD, RD, is a core faculty member in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science whose interests include weight management, health promotion, public health, sports nutrition, maternal infant nutrition, and nutrition research.

Learning never stops – my time in the classroom is an opportunity to continue to grow and learn as well!

Debra A. Boutin, MS, RDN

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Debra Boutin is chair of the Department of Nutrition & Exercise Science. She has strong interests in the relationship between food, lifestyle and health.
I am thrilled to be the Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science. Our programs are developed to match the passion you have for whole foods nutrition! I am here to help you decide which of our programs is the best fit for you and your career goals.

Nancy R. Perlot

Nancy Perlot

Current Roles:

Professor:

Whole Foods Production Lecture and Lab

Food Safety and Principles of Quanlity Food Production

Food Service Management 3

Perspectives in Leadership Management

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Shanshan Chen, PhD, MS

Current Roles

Shanshan Chen is an Assistant Professor and a core faculty member in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University California. She joined Bastyr in the Fall, 2016.

Alumna Strengthens a Community through Fitness Training

Lisa Brudvik outside at Skyline First Hill
Exercise science alumna Lisa Brudvik finds unexpected joys teaching fitness at a retirement community.

Alumna Combines Kraft-Foods Savvy and Whole-Food Nutrition

Teri Rose portrait
Combining a customer-focused attitude from Kraft Foods and a whole-food education from Bastyr helped Teri Rose, MS ('08), earn the title "Best Nutritionist in the Twin Cities."

Exercise Science Alumna Discovers Her Passion for Physical Therapy

Exercise Science alumna Michelle Leary
Michelle Leary, BS ('09), was an economics major studying abroad in Switzerland when she signed up for a Pilates class that changed her life.