Shannon Robson

Shannon Robson

Shannon M. Robson

Associate Professor

Office Location:
316 Tower at STAR


  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2015; 
  • PhD, University of Tennessee, 2013 
  • MPH, University of Tennessee, 2009 
  • BS, University of Delaware, 2007

Research Interests

  • Pediatric weight management
  • Child eating behaviors
  • Diet quality


  • Energy Balance and Nutrition Laboratory 
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


  • NTDT408: Weight Management in Pediatric Populations
  • NTDT410: Weight Management in Adult Populations
  • NTDT608: Nutrition Program Planning and Evaluation 


Robson SM, Vadiveloo M, Green S, Couch S, Sallis J, Glanz K, Saelens B. Examining the Restaurant Food Environment and Dietary Intake in Children. Prev Med Rep. 2020;20:101274. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101274

Robson SM, McCullough MB, Rex S*, Munafo MR, Taylor G. Family Meal Frequency, Diet, and Family Functioning: A Systematic Review with Meta-analyses. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2020;52(5):553-564. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2019.12.012

Rex SM*, Trabulsi J, Baker S, Bodt B, Robson SM. Food Purchasing Behaviors of WIC Participants: What Non-WIC Eligible Foods Items are Being Purchased? Am J Health Promot. 2020;34(3):307-310. doi: 10.1177/0890117119892765

Robson SM, Stough CO, McCullough MB, Filigno SS, Zion C, Simon SL, Ittenbach RF, Stark LJ. Changes in Diet Quality and Home Food Environment in Preschool Children Following Weight Management. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2019;16(1):16.

Robson SM, Couch SC, Peugh JL, Glanz K, Zhou C, Sallis JF, Saelens BE. Parent Diet Quality and Energy Intake are Related to Child Diet Quality and Energy Intake. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2016;116(6):984-990. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2016.02.011