Rahel Mathews

Rahel Mathews

Assistant Professor

Office: 109 Herzer Hall

Mailing Address:

Box 9805
945 Stone Blvd.
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Education:

  • Ph.D., Mississippi State University
  • M.P.H., Tulane University
  • B.S., University of Michigan

Certifications:

  • Registered Dietitian, Commission on Dietetic Registration

Research/Extension Areas:

  • Food insecurity
  • Healthy eating
  • Child obesity
  • Aging
  • Global Nutrition
  • Health disparities

Courses Taught:

  • FNH/HS 2283 Child Nutrition
  • FNH 3723 Community Nutrition
  • FNH 4123 Chronic Diseases and Nutrition
  • FNH 4353/6253 Nutrition through the Life Cycle
  • FNH 4363 Research Methods in Nutrition

Publications

2012
Ragsdale, K., J. R. Portere, R. Mathews, A. White, C. Gore-Felton, E. L. McGarvey. 2012. "Liquor before beer, you're in the clear": Binge drinking and other risk behaviours among fraternity/sorority members and their non-Greek peers. Journal of Substance Use 17(4):323-339. Download

2011
Hanna, H., R. Mathews, L. H. Southward, G. W. Cross, J. Kotch, T. Blanchard, A. G. Cosby. 2011. Use of paid child care health care consultants in early care and education settings: Results of a national study comparing provision of health screening services among Head Start and non-Head Start centers. Journal of Pediatric Health Care 26(6):427-435.  Download

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