Samantha Ramsay, PhD, RD, LD
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Campus Locations: Coeur d'Alene | Moscow
School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Assistant Professor & Director Coordinated Program in Dietetics
With UI Since 2004
Ph.D., Education, cognate in adult organizational learning and leadership, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 2010
M.S., Human Nutrition, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 2002
B.S., Food Science and Human Nutrition (Coordinated Undergraduate Program in Dietetics), Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1999
Feeding Young Children
Dr. Ramsay is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Coordinated Program in Dietetics for the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. She teaches nutrition and dietetic students in areas of life cycle nutrition, child nutrition, nutrient education, sports nutrition. She has worked as a sports nutritionist, nutrition consultant, and educator for the past ten years. Samantha holds a bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition and a master’s degree in Human Nutrition from Washington State University, and she earned her doctorate, in Adult Organizational Learning and Leadership from the University of Idaho.
She has served on the board for the Idaho Dietetic Association. She serves on the Idaho Dietetic Licensure Board, and is involved in many health related research projects. She has published in peer reviewed journals and she has presented before audiences of educators, health professionals, and professional colleagues.
"Are you done?" Child care providers' verbal communication at mealtimes that reinforce or hinder children's internal cues of hunger and satiation. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2010, 42: 265-270.