Lori Hamilton, Ed.D.

Residential 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

Spring 2024

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
26979

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

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 26979 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 macronutrients and micronutrients, 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
26973
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
Tu
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Ended

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.

To offer a low-cost textbook, consider buying a used edition of The Science of Nutrition by Thompson et al. Either the 4th or 5th editions will suffice for this course.

Class 26973 Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

26974
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/18/2024 - 05/10/2024
Th
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

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.

To offer a low-cost textbook, consider buying a used edition of The Science of Nutrition by Thompson et al. Either the 4th or 5th editions will suffice for this course.

Class 26974 Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

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
26971

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

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 26971 To offer a low-cost textbook, consider buying a used edition of Understanding Food: Principles and Preparation by Amy Brown Either the 5th or 6th editions will suffice for this course. 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 macronutrients and micronutrients, 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
26972

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

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.

To offer a low-cost textbook, consider buying a used edition of The Science of Nutrition by Thompson et al. Either the 4th or 5th editions will suffice for this course.

Class 26972 Students may contact instructors at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

26975

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

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.

To offer a low-cost textbook, consider buying a used edition of The Science of Nutrition by Thompson et al. Either the 4th or 5th editions will suffice for this course.

Class 26975 Students may contact instructor at lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

26976

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

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.

To offer a low-cost textbook, consider buying a used edition of The Science of Nutrition by Thompson et al. Either the 4th or 5th editions will suffice for this course.

Class 26976 Students may contact instructor at lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

26980

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

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.

To offer a low-cost textbook, consider buying a used edition of The Science of Nutrition by Thompson et al. Either the 4th or 5th editions will suffice for this course.

Class 26980 Students may contact instructor at lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

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
14794

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

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 14794 Students may contact instructor at: lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu. Online FON100 classes do not require proctored exams.

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 macronutrients and micronutrients, 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
17088

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

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.

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

17089

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

Open

9 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.

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

15221

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

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 15221 Students may contact lori.hamilton@mesacc.edu

FON241LL Principles of Human Nutrition Laboratory 1 Credits

Self-evaluative laboratory experience to complement FON241, Principles of Human Nutrition using anthropometric, biochemical, clinical, and dietary analysis. 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.

Course Notes: Completion of both the 241 Lec and 241LL Lab during different semesters or during the same semester satisfies the Natural Science General Education requirement. Enrollment in FON241 Lec and 241LL-Lab at the same time is not required.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14963

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

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.

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

17090

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

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.

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

Fall 2024

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 macronutrients and micronutrients, 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.

Course Notes: 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
13599
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
Tu
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

11 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.

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

14561
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/22/2024 - 12/13/2024
Th
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

16 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.

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

Fall Flex Start 2024

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 macronutrients and micronutrients, 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.

Course Notes: 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
13598

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

1 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.

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

13602

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

15 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.

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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