Marie Allsopp

Educational Background

  • BS, Dietetics & Nutrition, Florida International University, 1999
  • MS, Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition Concentration, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2002      
  • MPH, Community Health Education Concentration, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2002 
  • Dietetic Internship, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2002         
  • DrPH, Social Behavior and Community Health Concentration, University at Albany - State University of New York (SUNY), 2015

Certificates & Licenses

  • RD - Registered Dietitian from the Commission on Dietetic Registration, 2003-present
  • CHES - Certified Health Education Specialist, 2008-present
  • CNSC - Certified Nutrition Support Clinician, 2008-2013
  • Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management from the Commission on Dietetic Registration, 2012

Awards & Honors

  • Mississippi Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Outstanding Dietetics Educator of the Year in a Didactic Program in Dietetics, 2018
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health (SUNY Albany’s Alpha Gamma Chapter), 2016
  • Palm Beach County Health Department Employee of the Quarter, 2010

Activities & Memberships

  • Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
    • Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors
    • National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition
  • American Public Health Association
  • Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior
  • Society for Public Health Education
  • Team-Based Learning Collaborative
  • Western Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Dissertation Title

A Retrospective Evaluation of the Locally Grown Produce Initiative of New York State’s Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program

Discovery Interests

  • Food insecurity
  • Public health nutrition program evaluation
  • Faith-based health and nutrition interventions

Discovery Publications

  • Allsopp, M.A.K., Hosler, A.S. (2019). Insights Gained from a Pilot Survey of Farmers and Vendors Who Received Funding from a Locally Grown Produce Initiative in New York State. NDEP Line Fall 2019 Newsletter, 11-14.
  • Allsopp, MAK & Hosler, AS (2019). A retrospective evaluation of the short-term sustainability of the Locally Grown Produce Initiative of the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program in New York State.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 25(2), 191-196.
  • Reid, KS, Sekhobo, JP, Gantner, LA, Holbrook, MK, Allsopp, M, Whalen, LB, Koren-Roth, A. (2018). A mixed-method evaluation of the New York State Eat Well Play Hard Community Projects: Building local capacity for sustainable childhood obesity prevention. Evaluation and Program Planning, 67, 79-88. 
  • Goss, T, Story, C, Harvey, IS, Allsopp, M, & Whitt-Glover, M.  (2018). “As a community we need to be more health conscious”: Pastors' perceptions on the health status of the Black Church and African American communities.  Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 5(3), 570-579.
  • Sekhobo, JP, Peck SR, Byun Y, Allsopp, MAK, Holbrook, MK, Edmunds LS, & Chengxuan Y. (2017). Use of a Mixed-Method Approach to Evaluate the Implementation of Retention Promotion Strategies in the New York State WIC Program.  Evaluation and Program Planning, 63, 7-17.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Publications

  • Allsopp, M. (2020). R-1-2-3: Lessons Learned After One Semester At an R1 University! Lilly Conference Proceedings 2019 – Advancing Teaching and Learning, 26-28.
  • Allsopp, M. (2019). Incorporating Pop Music into the Classroom for Deeper Learning. The Scholarly Teacher. Retrieved from
  • Allsopp, M.K. (2019). Five Popular Films Used to Teach Nutrition Education and Counseling Skills to Students. NDEP Line Summer 2019 Newsletter, 10-12.
  • Allsopp, M. (2018). Failing Forward: Lessons Learned After a Failed Flipped Fiasco With a Community Nutrition Course.  The National Teaching & Learning Forum, 28(1), 4-6.


  • NUTR 424 – Communication Techniques In Foods And Nutrition
  • NTR 36500 - Physiology and Nutrition During the Life Cycle
  • NUTR 125 – Food Safety Certification And Career Development
  • IMPACT Fellow – Instruction Matters Purdue Academic Course Transformation (Fall 2019)
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Clinical Assistant Professor

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