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Marie Allsopp, DrPH, RD, LD, CHES

Dr. Marie AllsoppDr. Marie Allsopp has been a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition Science at Purdue University since January 2019. Dr. Allsopp earned a BS degree in Dietetics & Nutrition from Florida International University in Miami. She later earned MS and MPH degrees from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with concentrations in Public Health Nutrition and Community Health Education, respectively. Prior to joining the academy, Marie Allsopp accrued over a decade of professional experience as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) in clinical, community, and customer service settings in North Georgia and South Florida. Marie Allsopp also holds a doctor of public health (DrPH) degree from the University at Albany, State University of New York, with a concentration in Social Behavior and Community Health. Before becoming a member of faculty at Purdue, Dr. Allsopp held full-time posts at Miami University (OH) and Mississippi State University.

Dr. Allsopp is passionate about pursuing pedagogical practices to increase undergraduate student engagement and promote diversity and inclusion. Her line of scholarship of teaching and learning includes using multi-media to engage students, collaborative learning, service-learning, flipped classrooms, and team-based learning. In the fall of 2019 Marie Allsopp was a fellow of Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT). She has received recognition professionally as a practitioner, program director, and assistant professor for her dedication and service. In the spring of 2021 Marie Allsopp was awarded the inaugural “Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion in Nutrition and Dietetics: Overcoming Obstacles to RDN Recruitment, Education and Advancement Fellowship” from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation. 
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