The College of Life Sciences

Richards, Rickelle

Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science

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S233  ESC
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-6855

Associate Professor

Curriculum Vitae

 Experience

Academic - Post-Secondary
  • Associate Professor, NDFS, 2007-Present

 Memberships
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2007-Present
  • American Public Health Association, 2007-Present
  • Society for Nutrition Education, 2007-Present
 Courses Taught

Summer 2014
  • NDFS 100: Essentials of Human Nutrition Section 001
Winter 2014
  • NDFS 424: Nutrition Through Life Cycle Section 001
  • NDFS 494R: Undergrad Research in N D F S Section 008
Fall 2013
  • NDFS 100: Essentials of Human Nutrition Section 003
  • NDFS 400: Community Nutrition Section 001
  • NDFS 401: Community Nutr Fieldwork Section 001
  • NDFS 494R: Undergrad Research in N D F S Section 006
Summer 2013
  • NDFS 100: Essentials of Human Nutrition Section 001

Selected Publications
Journal Articles

Darko J, Eggett DL, Richards R. Shopping behaviors of low-income families during a one-month period of time. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013 Jan;45(1):20-29.

Richards R, Merrill RM, Baksh L, McGarry J. Maternal health behaviors and infant health outcomes among homeless mothers: U.S. Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) 2000-2007. Preventive Medicine. 2011 Nov;52(1):87-94.

Richards R, Merrill RM, Baksh L. Health Behaviors and Infant Health Outcomes in Homeless Pregnant Women in The United States. Pediatrics. 2011 Aug;128(3):438-446.

Merrill RM, Richards R, Sloan A. Prenatal Maternal Stress and Physical Abuse among Homeless Women and Infant Health Outcomes in the United States. Epidemiology Research International. 2011 Feb:10. <website>

Reicks MM, Ballejos ME, Goodell S, Gunther C, Richards R, Wong SS, Auld G, Boushey C, Bruhn C, Cluskey M, et al. Personal and family correlates of calcium-rich food intake among parents of early adolescent children. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Oct.

Brown LB, Richards R. Teaching students to cook: An easily incorporated assignment in an academic nutrition course. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2010 Sep;42:355-356.

Richards R, Smith C. Environmental, behavioral, and personal factors influencing body mass index and dietary intake among homeless women in Minnesota. J Hunger Environ Nutrition. 2010 Sep;5:339-359.

Teng CC, Richards R, Niepraschk C, Ohene-Opare A, Smith M, Amy R, Coplen T. An Interactive Online Education System for the Supplemental Nutrition Program. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics. 2010 Feb;7(6):25-29. <website>

Dammann K, Smith C, Richards R. Low-income minority and homeless mothers' perceptions of their 9-13 year-old children's weight status, diet, and health. Maternal Child Health J. 2010 Jan.

Smith C, Butterfass J, Richards R. Environment influences food access and resulting shopping and dietary behaviors among homeless Minnesotans. Ag Human Values. 2009 Feb;27(2):141-161. <website>

Smith C, Richards R. Dietary intake, overweight status, and perceptions of food insecurity among homeless Minnesotan youth. Human Biology. 2008 May;20:550-563.

Richards R, Smith C. Environmental, parental, and personal influences on food choice, access, and overweight sttus among homeless children. Soc Sci Med. 2007 Oct;65:1572-83.

Richards R, Smith C. Shelter environment and placement in community affects lifestyle factors among homeless families in Minnesota. Am J Health Prom. 2006 Sep;21:36-44.

Richards R, Smith C. The impact of homeless shelters on food access and choice among homeless families in Minnesota. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2006 Mar;38:96-105.

Rose D, Richards R. Food store access and household fruit and vegetable use among participants in the US Food Stamp Program. Public Health Nutr. 2004 Dec;7:1091-8.

Conference Proceedings

Teng CC, Richards R, Niepraschk C, Ohene-Opare A, Smith M, Amy R, Coplen T. An Interactive Online Education System for the Supplemental Nutrition Program. 2009 Jun. <website>

Presentations

Calvert J, Merrill RM, Richards R, Sloan A. Prenatal Maternal Stress and Physical Abuse among Homeless Women and Infant Health Outcomes in the United States. Third North American Congress of Epidemiology. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 2011 Jun.