College of Family and Consumer Sciences
PhD Candidate & Dietetic Intern
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|Bachelor of Science||Psychology||University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire||2014|
|Bachelor of Science||Dietetics||Saint Catherine University||2019|
Betsy is currently conducting her doctoral research in the Human Nutrition Labortory under the direction of Dr. Jamie Cooper. Her broad research interest involves understanding how simple dietary modifications can affect vascular function and overall health.
Betsy was the instructor of record for FDN 2100-Human Nutrition and Food, Fall 2021. As IOR, Betsy adapted lecture material to engage students, wrote exams on content covered in class, and provided in-person, email, and online assistance to students when needed.
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|Obesity Initiative Graduate Student Research Grant||University of Georgia, Obesity Initiative||2022|
|Grace Hartley Scholarship||University of Georgia, College of Family and Consumer Sciences||2022|
|Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship||University of Georgia, Department of Nutritional Sciences||2021|
|Leilia Alberta Ritchie Mize Scholarship||University of Georgia, College of Family and Consumer Sciences||2020|
|Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship||University of Georgia, Department of Foods and Nutrition||2019|
|Sr. James Agnes Fogarty Memorial Scholarship||St. Catherine University, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science||2018|
Pearson RC, Cogan B, Garcia SA, & Jenkins NT. Effect of prior exercise on postprandial lipemia: An updated meta-analysis and systematic review. International Journal of Sport Nutrition & Exercise Metabolism. 2022.
Cogan B, Pearson RC, Paton CM, Jenkins NT, & Cooper JA. Effects of a 4-week pecan-enriched diet on cognitive function in healthy older adults. Nutrition and Healthy Aging. In Press. 2022.
Cogan B, Pearson RC, Paton CM, Jenkins NT, & Cooper JA. Pecan-enriched diet improves cholesterol profiles and enhances postprandial microvascular reactivity in older adults. Nutrition Research. Under review. 2022.
Cogan B, Pearson RC, Jenkins NT, Paton CM, & Cooper JA. A 4-Week Pecan-Enriched Diet Improves Postprandial Lipid Peroxidation in Aging Adults. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. Under review. 2022.