College of Health Sciences

Dr. Debra Boardley


Dr. Debra Boardley 

2801 W. Bancroft Street
Mail Stop #119, HH1026         Toledo, OH 43606-3390


Curriculum Vitae

Debra J. Boardley  PhD, RD, LD

PhD, University of South Carolina
MHS, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
BS, Youngstown State University


Course taught:
HEAL 2800 Principles of Nutrition (Fall, Spring, Summer)
HEAL 4700 Nutritional Science (Fall, Spring, Summer)
HEAL 8200 Methods and Materials in Public Health (Fall)
PUBH 620  Methods and Materials in Public Health (Fall)
PUBH 625  Nutritional Epidemiology (Spring)
PUBH 652  Public Health Nutrition (Spring)


Research area:

Dr. Boardley’s research interest is in food and nutrition behavior, particularly local food issues such as consumer behavior, farm to school programs, etc.  Additional research interests include nutrition concerns of older adults, child and adult obesity, and women’s nutrition issues.

Professional service:

Honors Director, Judith Herb College of Education, Health Science and Human Service
                          College Honors and University Honors Committees

Co-Director of MPH Nutrition Track

UT Classroom Garden Steering Committee

UT Dining Services Committee

Board of Editors, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (2008-2014)

Community Service:    Ohio Action for Healthy Kids – Zone 1
                                   CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocate



Last Updated: 6/26/15