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UTM Featured Faculty Scholar speaks

MARTIN, TENN. – Dr. Amy Richards, an associate professor of food and nutrition and dietetics in the UT Martin Department of Family Consumer Sciences, was named the university’s 2023 fall semester Featured Faculty Scholar. Richards (pictured) presented “Adventures and Misadventures in Research” on Sept. 26 in the Paul Meek Library as part of a program and reception honoring her accomplishments. The presentation reviewed her experiences working and conducting research in nutrition, including fun facts and interesting side notes that do not appear in publications. Richards is also director of the university’s didactic program in dietetics. The award recognizes faculty members whose research and creative works are judged to be among the most prestigious of those produced by individuals in the UT Martin academic community. Examples of her research can be seen in an exhibit located near the library’s main entrance.

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