Dr. Janet Colson, R.D.


Dr. Janet Colson, R.D.
Room 105, Ellington Human Sciences Building (EHS)
MTSU Box 86, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, Florida State University (1990)
  • MS, University of Southern Mississippi (1978)
  • BSED, Mississippi College (1977)

Areas of Expertise

Maternal and child nutrition

Experience with external funding agencies: Tennessee Board of Regents; Blue Cross/Blue Shield


Dr. Colson has spoken nationally on school health and promotion. She teaches Maternal/Child Nutrition, Introductory and Advanced Nutrition courses at the undergraduate level. She has developed ancillaries for publication with McGraw Hill, Pearson, and Cengage publishing. Dr. Colson is the editor of two McGraw Hill books Annual Editions in Food & Nutrition, and Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Food & Nutrition.