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Family & Consumer Sciences

Physical address:
 751 Campus Drive
 Mary Hall "Niccolls" building
 Main office room 103

Mailing address:
 875 Perimeter Dr. MS 3183
 Moscow, ID 83844-3183

 phone: (208) 885-6546
 fax: (208) 885-5751



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College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
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College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
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Boise, ID 83702
phone: (208) 334-2999
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Samantha Ramsay, PhD, RD, LD

Office: University of Idaho
Phone: Moscow 885-6026
Email: sramsay@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Niccolls Bldg Room 109B
875 Perimter Drive MS 3183
Moscow, ID 83843-3183

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Assistant Professor & Director Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 2004

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Feeding Young Children
    • Child Nutrition
    • Nutrition Education
    • Sports Nutrition
  • Biography

    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.

  • Selected Publications
    "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.