Online Master of Arts in Nutrition and Wellness Faculty
Faculty members teaching in the online M.A. in Nutrition and Wellness are real-world experts who are researchers, educators and practitioners, as well as respected academics who have earned the highest degree in their fields. Many of the online Master of Arts in Nutrition and Wellness faculty members also teach in the M.S. program. Whatever program they teach, they take pride in providing personal and individual attention to each student and are available for questions and discussion.
Arnold's research interests include Determining Predictors of Health Behavior Change, Educational Assessment and Nutrition Education Outcomes Research.
Beezhold joined the faculty full-time in 2011. Previously, she held positions as Clinical Assistant Professor in Nutrition at Arizona State University and Regional Research Interviewer.
Elizabeth "Beth" Bormann earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health/Health Administration in 1994 and her Master of Public Health with a specialization in Health Promotion in 2003, both from Northern Illinois University (NIU).
Cheng joined the Benedictine University's Department of Public Health faculty full-time in 2013. Her research interests focus primarily on maternal and child health, special populations and mental health.
Dr. Karen Plawecki joined the faculty full-time in 2012. Recently, she was the Director of the undergraduate program at the University of Illinois, Champaign.