Undergraduate courses taught: NAT 308, NUT 101, NUT 309
Graduate courses taught: CAP 501, CHEM 501, NUT 501, NUT 509, NUT 510, RES 501
Dr. Paz Etcheverry is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, but has lived in the U.S. for several years.
She obtained her M.S. degree in Food Science and Nutrition from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC, and her Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. As a post-doctoral associate at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, Paz focused on mineral nutrition and methods of alleviating mineral deficiencies in developing countries. Subsequently, she became an instructor and maintained her own research laboratory.
Paz previously served as a ghostwriter for a well-known holistic nutritionist, and her articles have appeared in several high-impact journals, including the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the Journal of Nutrition, and the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, among others. She now focuses on teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level nutrition courses and enjoys being a freelance science editor and nutrition/medical writer. Paz’s areas of expertise include food science, nutrition, public health, and functional medicine.
When not teaching or editing manuscripts, Paz enjoys her lifestyle in sunny Florida with her family and Lola, a black-and-white Boston Terrier. Paz enjoys hot yoga, learning basic basket-weaving techniques, gardening, movies, and drawing with Indian ink.