Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Waters College of Health Professions

Amy Jo Riggs-Deckard

Amy Jo Riggs

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

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: 8/18/2020

Department of Health Sciences &