Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
College of Education and Professional Studies
• Ph.D. Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Alabama, 2004
• M.A. Allied Health Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1981
• Dietetic Internship, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1980
• B.S. Administrative Dietetics, Jacksonville State University, 1977
Dr. Debra Goodwin is the Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics, an accredited program of the American Dietetic Association. Teaching areas include nutritional assessment, clinical nutrition, and medical nutrition therapy. Research interests include women's health, child and adolescent nutrition, and the development of healthy recipes. Dr. Goodwin is a member of the American Dietetic Association.
Chapters in Books (Non-academic)
Good Nutrition: Choice not Chance. Sensational After Sixty, New Leaf Press, 2005.
Debunking the Diet Myths. Fabulous After Fifty, New Leaf Press, 2001.
Goodwin, D., Knol, L., Eddy, J., Fitzhugh, E., Kendrick, 0., & Donohue, R. (2006). The Relationship between Self-Rated Health Status and the Overall Quality of Dietary Intake of U.S. Adolescents. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 106(9):1450- 3.
Goodwin, D., Knot L., Eddy, J., Fitzhugh, E., Kendrick, 0., & Donahue, R. (2006). Socio-demographic Correlates of Overall Dietary Intake of U.S Adolescents. Journal of Nutrition Research, 26, 105-100.
Barrett, J., Goodwin, D., & Kendrick, O. (2002). Nursing, Foodservice and the Child with Diabetes. The Journal of School Nursing, 18(3), 150-156.