Lori Hamilton, Ed.D.

Full Time Faculty - Nutrition

Program Director :

Exercise Science

Office: TC 50 - Room: 118

480-461-7379

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM 
    By appointment

If you need to meet outside of scheduled contact time, please take a moment to arrange an appointment via email (Lori.Zienkewicz@mesacc.edu). Thank you.

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

FON241 Principles of Human Nutrition 3 Credits
Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes micro and macro nutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None.
Students enrolled in FON241 may also enroll in FON241LL if the SG science credit is desired for the 4 credit class combination.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28736
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

29932
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2022

FON241 Principles of Human Nutrition 3 Credits
Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes micro and macro nutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None.
Students enrolled in FON241 may also enroll in FON241LL if the SG science credit is desired for the 4 credit class combination.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28735
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

28739
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

28741
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28741 Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

28738
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

29925
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

Winter Intersession 2022

FON100 Introductory Nutrition 3 Credits
Introduction to the science of food and human nutrition. Current sustainable dietary recommendations and applications for maximizing well-being and minimizing risk of chronic disease throughout the life cycle. An overview of the nutrients, emphasizing the importance of energy and fluid balance, and optimal functioning of the digestive system. Understanding factors that influence food intake in different cultures. Methods for evaluating credibility of nutrition claims, a focus on modern food safety and technology practices, and a worldview of nutrition are included. Emphasis is on personal dietary behavior change for a holistic life of wellness. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30628
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
12/19/2022 - 01/13/2023

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30628 Students may contact instructors at: andrea.villareal@mesacc.edu and lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

Winter Intersession Classes

FON241 Principles of Human Nutrition 3 Credits
Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes micro and macro nutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30644
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
12/19/2022 - 01/13/2023

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30644 Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

Winter Intersession Classes

FON241LL Principles of Human Nutrition Laboratory 1 Credits
Self-evaluative laboratory experience to complement FON241, Principles of Human Nutrition using anthropometric, biochemical, clinical, dietary analysis, and ecological/economical assessments. Includes the use of qualitative and quantitative methodology to determine nutritional status and evaluate methodological applications.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in FON241 or Corequisites: FON241.
Concurrent enrollment in FON241 lecture and lab is not required, but completion of both lecture and lab satisfies the Natural Science General Education requirement.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30630
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
12/19/2022 - 01/13/2023

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30630 Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

Winter Intersession Classes

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Spring 2023

FON241 Principles of Human Nutrition 3 Credits
Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes micro and macro nutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28761
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28761 Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

28762
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/19/2023 - 05/12/2023
Th
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

13 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28762 Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2023

FON142AB Science of Food 3 Credits
Exploration and Application of Scientific Principles of Food; experiences with ingredient functionality and application in cooking techniques. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28759
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

4 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28759 Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

FON241 Principles of Human Nutrition 3 Credits
Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes micro and macro nutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28760
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28760 Students may contact instructors at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

28763
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

6 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28763 Students may contact instructor at lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

28764
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

4 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28764 Students may contact instructor at lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

RDN: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist; Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

BS: Bachelor's of Science, Nutrition and Dietetics: Kansas State University; Manhattan, KS

MS: Master's of Science, Food Science: Kansas State University; Manhattan, KS

EdD: Doctor of Education: Northern Arizona University; Flagstaff, AZ

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