Beatrice W. Phillips

Phone: (334) 727-8326 or 277-6105
E-mail: ghebwp@mytu.tuskegee.edu

EDUCATIONAL TRAINING
Tuskegee University, B.S., Food Administration
Tuskegee University, M.S., Human Nutrition
Auburn University, Ed.D., Nutrition Education
Tuskegee University, R.D., Dietetic Internship, L.D., Dietetics / Nutrition

POSITION / EMPLOYMENT
Associate Professor, Nutrition and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics. Tuskegee University 1991-present
Assistant Professor and Director, Coordinated Undergraduate Program in Dietetics. Dept. of Home Economics. Tuskegee 1976-1990
Instructor of Nutrition and Director, Coordinated Undergraduate Program in Dietetics, Dept. of Home Economics. Tuskegee University 1972-1975
Chief Nutritionist, Maternal and Infant Care Project, Tuskegee University 1970-1971
Instructor, Nutrition, Dept. of Home Economics, Tuskegee University 1967-1969

AREAS OF INTEREST
Fruit and vegetable consumption of young adults ages 81-24 years.
Diet, nutrition and prevention of cardiovascular disease among African-Americans.

SELECTIVE PUBLICATION/ PATENTS/ OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS/ OUTREACH/ SERVICE
Horacek, T.M., White, A.A., Greene, G.W., Reznar, M.M., Quick, V.M., Morrell, J.S., Colby, S.M., Kattelmann, K.K., Herrick, M.S., Shelnutt, K.P., Mathews, A., Phillips, B.W., Byrd-Bredbenner, C. (Accepted for publication in March, 2012 issue).  Sneakers and Spokes: An Assessment of the Walkability and Bikeability of U.S. Post-Secondary Institutions. Journal of Environmental Health.

Greene, G., Schembre, S., White, A., Hoerr, S. Lohse, B., Shoff, S., Horacek. T,  Riebe, D., Patterson, J., Phillips, B., Kattelmann, K., and Blissmer, B. Identifying clusters of college students at elevated health risk based on  eating and exercise behaviors and psychosocial determinants of body weight  J Am Diet Association 2011; 111(3): 394-400.

Kattelmann, K., White, A. Byrd-Brenner C, Greene, G., Nitzke, S., Horacek, T., Hoerr S, Phillips B, Colby, S, Esters O, Kidd, T., Morrell, J, Offert M. Kidd, T, Shelnutt K.  Project Y.E.A.H.: Development of a Web-based Intervention Guided by the PRECEDE-PROCEED Model for Preventing Excess Weight Gain in Young Adults.   ISBNPA, June 2011.

Mortinsen, K. Kattelmann, K, Phillips, B, Greene, G, Shelnutt, KP, Olfert, M, Esters, O, Nitske, S, Horacek, T, Quick, V, White, A, Hoerr, S, Kidd, T, Colby, S, Morrell, J.  Tailoring a management access system for use by campus coordinators in 14 states for a web-based nutrition intervention.  Society for Nutrition Education.  July, 2011.

Horacek, T,  Phillips  B, Guo W, Colby S, White  A, Kidd T,  Koenings M,, Walsh J, Quick G,  Greene G.. Modification of a Tool to Assess Choices in Dining Venues on American Campuses of Higher Education. Erdman M, ADA Food and Nutrition Conference & EXPO, Boston MA, November 6-9, 2010.

Erdman M, Horacek T, Phillips B, Guo W, Colby S, White A, Kidd T. Koenings M, Walsh J, Quick V, Greene G. Assessment of the Food and Eating Environment of College Campuses Using a Modified NEMS. American Dietetic Association FNCE Meeting, Boston, MA November, 2010 A24.

Horacek T, B. Phillips, M. Herrick, A.White,, A. Person5, G. Greene, V. Quick, K. Kattelmann; K. Shelnutt; J. Morrell. Obesity prevention: an assessment of campus walk-ability and bike-ability: a comparison of 14 universities, ADA Food and Nutrition Conference & EXPO, Boston MA, November 6-9, 2010.

Horacek T, Byrd-Bredbenner C, Colby SE, Hoerr S, Johnson M, Kidd T Phillips B, Walsh J. Healthy Vending Snacks on 10 College Campuses: A Comparison of Nutrient Density Scores Experimental Biology FASEB Journal, 24:736.7. Los Angeles, CA. April, 2010.

Horacek;  T. S. Shoff;  S. Schembre; G. Greene; K. Kattelmann,; B. Lohse; B. Phillips. Process Evaluation of Project WebHealth: Behavior Change Intervention for Obesity Prevention in Young Adults: C. Dour,  ADA Food and Nutrition Conference & EXPO, Boston MA, November 6-9, 2010.

Boyle-Dour C, Horacek T, Shoff S, Schembre S, Greene G, Kattelmann K, Lohse B, Phillips B.  Process Evaluation of Project WebHealth: Behavior Change Intervention for Obesity Prevention in Young Adults.   American Dietetic Association FNCE Meeting, Boston, MA November, 2010.

Horacek  T, B. Phillips,  Herrick M, White A. Person,  Greene G,  Quick,  V, Shelnutt K,  Morrell J. Obesity prevention: an assessment of campus walk-ability and bike-ability: a comparison of 14 universities, ADA Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo, Boston MA, November 6-9, 2010.

Kidd T, Nitzke S, Phillips B, White A. Use of a multi-phase community assessment model to identify behavioral and environmental influences of obesity for young adults,  ADA Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo, Boston MA, November 6 –  9, 2010.

Walsh J, White A, Byrd-Bredbenner C, Colby S, Esters O, Greene G, Hoerr S, Horacek T, Kattelmann K, Kidd T, Nitzke S, Phillips B. Use of a multi-phase community assessment model to identify behavioral and environmental influences of obesity for young children. American Dietetic Association FNCE Meeting, Boston, MA November, 2010 A30.

Walsh J, White, A, Byrd-Bredbenner C, Colby S, Esters O, Greene G, Hoerr S, Horacek T, Kattelmann K, Kidd T, Nitzke S, Phillips B, White AEating behavior and perceptions of young adults in two stages of readiness to eaat fruits and vegetables.  Society of Nutrition Education, July, 2010.

AWARDS / HONORS / LEADERSHIP
Southeast Alabama Region Vision for Education Board (SERVE)

Performance Award (Teaching) Tuskegee University 1990
Outstanding Faculty Performance Award (Research) Tuskegee University 1991
Outstanding Faculty Performance Award (Service) Tuskegee University 1992
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Auburn University 1992
Outstanding Faculty Performance Award (Teaching) Tuskegee University 1993
1992-2005 ESCOP/ACOP Leadership Development Fellow, USDA 1994 -1995 
Outstanding Dietitian, State of Alabama, Alabama Dietetic Association, Inc. 1996
Chairman -  Alabama Board of Licensure for Dietetic/Nutrition Practice 1996-2002; 2005-2007; 2009-2011; 2011-2014
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education National Elected Commissioner - American Dietetic Association, Commission on Registration, 2010-2013

Board Member - CP Advisory Board - University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
Board Member - DPD Advisory Board - University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
Board Member - DPD Advisory Board - Tuskegee University

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Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, 204 Campbell Hall, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088
Phone: 334-727-8162, Fax: 334-727-8493, E-mail: gherdp@mytu.tuskegee.edu