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Jaume Padilla

HES Faculty Selected for NextGen Precision Health Building Move-In

Jan. 25, 2021

The College of Human Environmental Sciences is proud to have three faculty members selected for the NextGen Precision Health Building Move-In. They were chosen because their work aligns with one or more of the six guiding pillars of NextGen and the building’s specific resources will significantly enhance their research efforts. Most importantly, they are committed…

Chelsea Garneau

Drs. Garneau-Rosner and Herzog Receive $6.24 Million Grant

Dec. 3, 2020

ShowMe Healthy Relationships (SMHR) is a partnership between the University of Missouri Extension, University of Missouri Department of Human Development and Family Science, and three Community Family Agencies who have come together to help singles and couples have happy and healthy relationships. The program has provided training in healthy relationship skills to 1,127 adult couples…

Pam Hinton

Newly appointed HES Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Fellow

Nov. 11, 2020

Dr. Pam Bruzina will serve as the HES Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (IDE) Fellow, until August of 2022. Dr. Pam Bruzina earned her bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison while a track and cross-country student-athlete. She continued her graduate education at Wisconsin, completing a doctoral degree in Nutritional Sciences. Following a…

Elizabeth Parks

Dr. Parks Elected to Leadership at The Obesity Society

Oct. 26, 2020

Dr. Elizabeth Parks, Professor in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, has been elected to begin a 4-year leadership path in The Obesity Society (TOS). Established in 1982, TOS is the leading professional organization focused on the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of obesity, with approximately 2,500 members world-wide. Beginning this November, Dr.…

Dr. Landor

Dr. Landor Wins APLU Research Mentor Award

Oct. 15, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Antoinette Landor on being named the 2020 Undergraduate Research Mentor by The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Board on Human Sciences. Dr. Landor is an Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Science in the College of Human Environmental Sciences. The award recognizes a faculty member in the human sciences for exceptional performance…

Christine Proulx

HDFS Interim Chair Announcement: Congratulations to Chris Proulx!

Aug. 25, 2020

Hello HES Colleagues: I am pleased to announce that Chris Proulx has accepted the position of Interim Department Chair in Human Development and Family Science for the 2020-2021 academic year. Chris joined HDFS in 2007 and is currently an Associate Professor and Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. She brings considerable leadership experience to…

Brenda Lohman

HES Interim Dean Announcement

July 24, 2020

Brenda Lohman, Chair and Professor of the Department of Human Development and Family Science, has been named the Interim Dean of the MU College of Human Environmental Sciences. Dr. Lohman joined the MU faculty on August 1, 2019. Prior to coming to MU, she was Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education in…

Kerri McBee-Black

Exclusive Design

July 23, 2020

Apparel industry’s competing terms cause confusion and frustration for people living with disabilities. Kerri McBee-Black hopes to bridge the nomenclature gap between businesses and academia to help people find what they're looking for. While the apparel industry has become increasingly more accessible to people living with disabilities, much of the industry is using competing terms…

Antoinette Landor

Dr. Landor Named Millsap HDFS Professor of Diversity & Multicultural Studies

July 16, 2020

Dr. Antoinette M. Landor Named the Millsap Missouri Professorship in Human Development and Family Studies with a focus on Diversity and Multicultural Studies Antoinette M. Landor, will serve as the Millsap Professorship of Diversity and Multicultural Studies in the Department of Human Development and Family Science, for the 2020-2021 academic year. Dr. Landor has a…

Dr. Landor

Dr. Landor & Dr. Ramseyer Winter Receive UM Presidential Awards

July 8, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Antoinette Landor (Human Development and Family Science) & Dr. Ginny Ramseyer Winter (School of Social Work) for being two of the 19 award winners of Presidential Awards across the entire UM System! Antoinette and Ginny are co-authors on a number of scholarly papers that meld their two interests areas—another wonderful example of…

HES Makes an Impact in Response to COVID 19

April 3, 2020

The College of Human Environmental Sciences' faculty and staff are using their skills to help our communities confront COVID-19 challenges. Learn more about the HES Impact