The Department of Nutrition

School of Health and Human Sciences


Martha L. Taylor, Ph.D., R.D.

Emeritus Associate Professor
Office: 336-334-5313

– Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1977
– R.D., University of Maryland, 1976
– L.D.N. (North Carolina), 1992

Selected Publications

– Francis, S.L., Taylor, M.L., Haldeman, L.A. (2009) Nutrition education improves morale and self-efficacy for middle aged and older women. J. Nutr. Elderly 28(3):272-286.

– Francis, S.L. and Taylor, M.L. (2009) A social-marketing-based diet education program improves dietary status. J. Amer. Diet. Assoc. 109(12):2052-2056.

– Taylor, M.L., Ross, B., Cherry, C.A. (2008) Obesity in older adults: A challenge for North Carolina health care professionals and policy makers. N.C. Medical Journal 69(5):393-397.

– Francis, S.L, Taylor, M.L., Strickland, A.W. (2004) Needs and preference assessment for an in-home nutrition education program using social marketing theory. J. Nutr. Elderly 24(2):73-92.

– Ma, B. and Taylor, M.L. (2004) Omega-3 fatty acids and depression in noninstituitionalized older women. Top. Clin. Nutr. 19(2):117-129.

– Frame, C.J., Green, C.G., Herr, D.G., Myers, J.E., Taylor, M.L. (2003) A two-year stage of change evaluation of dietary fat and fruit and vegetable intake behaviors of cardiac rehabilitation patients. Amer. J. Health Promotion, 17(6):361-368.

– Lovelady, C.L., Williams, J.P., Garner, K.E., Moreno, K.L., Taylor, M.L., Lecklem, J.E. (2001) Effect of energy restriction and exercise on Vitamin B6 status of women during lactation. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 33(4):512-518.

– Frame, C.J., Green, C.G., Herr, D.G., Myers, J.E., Taylor, M.L. (2001) The stages of change for dietary fat and fruit and vegetable intake of patients at the outset of a cardiac rehabilitation program. Amer. J. Health Promotion 15(6):405-413.