Michelle Neyman Morris, PhD, RD

MorrisProfessor, Dietetic Internship Director
Office: Holt 355
Phone: 530-898-4757

Michelle Neyman Morris earned her PhD in Nutrition from the University of California, Davis, where she held a Ford Foundation Fellowship. She became a registered dietitian after completing the San Jose State University Dietetic Internship, where she was a lecturer prior to her position at Chico State. Her research interests include disordered eating, food security, and nutrition education across the lifespan utilizing the weight-neutral and socially just Health At Every Size® (HAES®) paradigm. Dr. Neyman Morris advocates for an end to weight based stigma and discrimination and inclusion of the HAES tenets in education and practice.

Courses Taught:

  • NFSC 100 Basic Nutrition
  • NFSC 340 Human Nutrition
  • NFSC 360 Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle
  • NFSC 465/465L Community Nutrition
  • NFSC 469 Nutrition and Aging
  • NFSC 660 Nutrition Education

Selected Publications:

 2014    Fennessy, H., Clifford, D., Neyman Morris, M. Nutrition Students Gain Skills from Motivational Interviewing Curriculum. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. http://www.andjrnl.org/article/S2212-2672(14)00454-7/abstract

2014    Neyman Morris, M. The Social Justice Imperative for a Health At Every Size® Paradigm Shift in Dietetics Education & Practice. In E. Glovsky Editor, Wellness, Not Weight: Health At Every Size and Motivational Interviewing. San Diego, CA: Cognella, Inc.
2014    McDonnell, L, Neyman Morris, M, Holland, J. WIC Participants’ Perceived Behavioral Control, Attitudes Toward, and Factors Influencing Behavioral Intentions to Redeeming Cash-Value Vouchers at Certified Farmers Markets
. California Journal of Health Promotion. 12(2):22-31.
2013    Gunnare, N., Silliman, K., Neyman Morris, M.  Accuracy of self-reported weight            and role of gender, body mass index, weight satisfaction, weighing behavior, and         physical activity among rural college students. Body Image. 10(3):406-410.