Sheila Barrett Ph.D.

Sheila Barrett
Title: Associate Professor
Division: Health Studies
Unit: Nutrition and Dietetics
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 238
Office Phone: 815-752-7063
Office Fax: 815-753-1321
Email: sbarrett1@niu.edu

Courses Taught

  • NUTR 604 Research Methods
  • NUTR 600A Seminar
  • NUTR 612 Geriatric Nutrition
  • FCNS 308 Current Problems and Trends in Nutrition and Foods
  • FCNS 201 Human Nutrition
  • NUTR 406 Global Food and Nutrition Issues

Educational Background

Ph.D., Florida International University, Dietetics and Nutrition

Research Interests

Obesity and related chronic diseases among adolescents
Assessment of risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases among adolescents