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Niellann Horner
Nielann Horner
Visiting Assistant Professor

PhD in Nutritional Sciences: University of Washington
Master of Public Health: University of Illinois
Bachelor of Nutritional Science: Cornell University



Professional: Dr. Neilann Horner has been a registered dietitian for 23 years initially specializing in renal nutrition and intensive care nutrition support. With completion of a Masters’ degree in Public Health at the University of Illinois and a PhD in nutrition at the University of Washington, her focus migrated to broader population issues related to disease prevention. Dr. Horner worked on energy balance, phytochemicals, and gene-nutrient interaction studies at The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Most recently, she served in a medical scientist role with GlaxoSmithKline working on osteoporosis and diabetes related solutions. Dr. Horner now calls the Willamette Valley home where she is a full-time visiting professor of Community Health at Western Oregon University and a media representative for the Oregon Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the Oregon Dietetic Association).


Courses taught:

Child and Adolescent Health


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