Brent J. Fountain

Brent J. Fountain

Associate Extension Professor

Office: 202D Ballew Hall
Mailing Address:
Box 9805
885 Stone Blvd.
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
  • Ph.D., Mississippi State University
  • B.S., Mississippi State University
  • B.S./B.A., Mississippi College
  • A.A., East Central Community College

Certifications:
  • American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer
  • Licensed Dietitian, Mississippi State Board of Health
  • Registered Dietetic, Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • ServSafe Certification, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
  • ServSafe Instructor, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Research/Extension Areas:
  • Nutritional barriers facing low-income families
  • Childhood overweight and adult obesity
  • Advertising and food choices
  • Effectiveness of in-school nutrition education programs
  • Food safety in the food service industry

Courses Taught:
  • FNH 3003: Nutrition Field Experience
  • FNH 4213: Nutrition Public Policy and Promotion
  • FNH 3701: Nutrition Professional Development

Awards:
  • Rosalind and Rodney Foil Teamwork Award, Mississippi State University Division of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine, 2008

Society Memberships:
  • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • American Dietetic Association
  • Mississippi Dietetic Association
  • Society for Nutrition Education

Publications
2016
Gray, V., B., S. H. Byrd, B. J. Fountain, N. E. Rader, A. D. Frugé. 2016. Childhood nutrition in the Mississippi Delta: challenges and opportunities. Health Promotion International 31(4):857-868. Download

2016
McAllister, M. J., H. E. Webb, D. K. Tidwell, J. W. Smith, B. J. Fountain, M. W. Schilling, R. D. Williams. 2016. Exogenous carbohydrate reduces cortisol response from combined mental and physical stress. International Journal of Sports Medicine 37(14)1159-1165. Download

2015
Frugé, A. D., S. H. Byrd, B. J. Fountain, J. S. Cossman, M. W. Schilling, P. Gerard. 2015. Increased physical activity may be more protective for metabolic syndrome than reduced caloric intake. An analysis of estimated energy balance in U.S. adults: 2007-2010 NHANES. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases 25(6):535-540.

2011
Fountain, B.J. 2011. Disaster relief - So what is an E. Coli infection? Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1688. Download

2008
Fountain, B.J. 2008. Disaster relief: Facts about foods and floods. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet IS1840. Download

2008
Fountain, B.J. 2008. Food preservation: Selection, use, and care of canning equipment. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet IS0845. Download

2008
Fountain, B.J. 2008. Understanding today's food label. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 1908. Download

2008
Fountain, B.J. 2008. Use a food thermometer and take the guesswork out of cooking. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2097. Download

2008
Fountain, B.J., and J. Callahan. 2008. Disaster relief: Emergency food and water. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet IS1691. Download

2008
Fountain, B.J., and J. Callahan. 2008. Meal planning for diabetics. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2481. Download

2008
Fountain, B.J., J. Callahan, and B.P. McLaurin. 2008. Shopping for one or two. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet IS1423. Download

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