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Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Waters College of Health Professions

Amy Jo Riggs-Deckard

Amy Jo RiggsAssociate Professor of Nutrition and Food Science
Ph.D., Auburn University 
Office: Statesboro Campus-Hollis Building – Room 2121-A
Phone: 912-478-7753
Fax: 912-478-0381
E-mail: ajriggs@georgiasouthern.edu


Curriculum Vitae:


Research Interests:

  • Weight management
  • Eating disorders
  • Childhood nutrition
  • Diabetes
  • Sports nutrition
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Hydration and UTI’s in elderly


Ongoing Projects

  • Beta alanine and performance
  • Water consumption and UTI prevalence
  • Carnitine and sports performance

Last updated: 3/14/2018

Department of Health Sciences & Kinesiologyhk-office@georgiasouthern.edu