UNH Speakers Bureau

Dispelling the Myths Behind Fad Diets


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Patricia A. Halpin

Patricia A. Halpin is a popular and respected teacher with both science and non-science majors at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester. Halpin began teaching at UNH Manchester in 1999. She has taught six different classes during this period including Anatomy and Physiology, Diversity of Life, Diseases of the 21st Century, Biotechnology and Society and Biology and is a mentor in the University's Blended Learning Institute. Her current research centers on the use of technology in science classes. Halpin was the recipient of the 2006 Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award, has been awarded a number of fellowships and research grants and is the author of numerous articles. She joined UNH Manchester after completing a postdoctoral appointment in the Department of Physiology at Dartmouth Medical School. She has worked as a research assistant at MIT's Centers for Cancer Research, Environmental Health Sciences and in the Department of Radiation Therapy at Harvard Medical School. (*M)

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