Michelle Neyman Morris, PhD, RD


MorrisProfessor, Dietetic Internship Director
Office: Holt 102
Phone: 530-898-4757
E-mail

Research Interests:
Community nutrition programs addressing food insecurity and hunger; disordered eating; nutrition education interventions among college students; senior nutrition.

Recent Activities:
David W. and Helen E.F. Lantis Endowed Chair. Today’s Dietary Habits Decide Tomorrow’s Health Outcomes: Implementation and Evaluation of a Peer Nutrition Education Program. 7/06-6/07, $40,000.

Co-Principal Investigator, The Graying of the North State. California Endowment. 11/02-10/05, $240,000.

Principal Investigator, Implementation of a Community-Based Social Marketing Plan to Increase Fruit Consumption among Female College Students in the Extended Opportunity Program and Services.  California Project LEAN (Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition)/California Nutrition Network. 10/00-9/03, $125,000.

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Feb. 21-27 2010

Recent Publications:

  • Mathews, L., Neyman Morris, MR, Schneider, J., and Goto, K. (2010). The relationship between food security and poor health among female WIC participants. The Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 5(1):85-99.
  • Byrd, K., Silliman, K., and Neyman Morris, M. (2008).Impact of a three-year worksite wellness program on employee blood lipid levels. Californian Journal of Health Promotion 6(1):49-56. www.cjhp.org
  • Neyman Morris, M., Misra, S., and Sibary, S. (2008). Global fattening: Designing effective approaches to reducing obesity. The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge. 12(2):249-255.

  • Shive, S. E. & Neyman Morris, M.  (2006).  Evaluation of the Energize Your Life! Social Marketing Campaign Pilot Study to Increase Fruit Intake Among Community College Students.  Journal of American College Health, 55(1), 33-39.
  • Hetherwick, C, Neyman Morris, M.R., and Silliman, K. (2006). Perceived Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of California Registered Dietitians Regarding Dietary Supplements.  Journal of The American Dietetic Association 106(3):438-442, 2006
  • Ripke, D, Hoban, S. and Neyman Morris, M. (2005). Graying of the North State Report to The California Endowment: Addressing the Needs of Older Adults in Northern California.
  • Silliman K, Rodas-Fortier K, Neyman, M. (2004). A survey of dietary and exercise habits and perceived barriers to following a healthy lifestyle in a college population. California J Health Promotion. 2:82-91.
  • Shive SE, Neyman MR. (2003). Prevalence and predictors of fruit intake among community college women in extended opportunity program and services. California J Health Promotion. 1:91-102.

Recent Graduate Theses:

  • Vanessa Welden. Eating competence and disordered eating behaviors among CSU Chico students. May 2009.
  • Yolanda Presley. Nutritional risk and perceived needs among independent elderly in rural northern California. May 2008.
  • Kristen Bradley. Implementation and Evaluation of the LINKS (Leaders In Nutrition Knowledge & Support) Peer Nutrition Education Program. May 2008.
  • Tiffany Hayes. Prevalence of Disordered Eating Behaviors in Undergraduate Female Athletes Attending California State University Chico. May 2007.
  • Kendra Byrd. Effectiveness of a Four-Year Worksite Wellness Program with an In-Person Nutrition Education Component. November 2006.
  • Tiffany Hayes.  Prevalence of Disordered Eating Behaviors in Undergraduate Female Athletes Attending California State University Chico. Expected May 2007.
  • Kristen Bradley. Implementation and Evaluation of the LINKS (Leaders In Nutrition Knowledge & Support) Peer Nutrition Education Program. Expected May 2007.
  • Shoshana Boek. Attitudes and Behaviors of Teachers Regarding the Use of Low-Nutritive Foods as a Reward in Elementary School Classrooms. August 2005.
  • Andrea May-Murphy. Food Insecurity Among Homebound Rural Elderly in Yuba County. May 2005.
  • Manjit Sohal. The Impact of Ethnicity on Dietary Patterns of Preschoolers in Rural Northern California. Spring 2005.
  • Michelle Harris.  Food Insecurity Among Northern California Elderly.  May 2004. 
  • Chad Hetherwick. Perceived Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of California Registered Dietitians Regarding Dietary Supplements.  May 2004.
  • Michael Paulissen. Effect of an Advertising Campaign on Milk Consumption in Elementary Schools. May 2003