Mateja Savoie Roskos

Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci

Associate Professor


Mateja Savoie-Roskos

Contact Information

Phone: (435) 797-5777
Email: Mateja.Savoie@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Nutrition Science, Utah State University, 2016
The Role of Farmers’ Market Incentives and Nutrition Education on The Fruit and Vegetable Intake of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participants
MPH, Masters of Public Health, Idaho State University, 2013
Nutrition Related Behavior Change in Adult Participants of a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education
BS, Dietetics, University of North Dakota, 2010

Biography

Mateja Savoie Roskos is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science at Utah State University. She is also the Director of the Master of Public Health Programs for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Savoie Roskos teaches several courses including: NDFS 4060 Education and Counseling in Dietetics II, NDFS 5800/6800 Motivational Interviewing for Health Professionals, NDFS 5010/6010 Hunger Issues and Solutions, NDFS 6210 Advanced Public Health Nutrition, and more!

Research Interests

Dr. Savoie Roskos researchers a wide variety of topics in public health/community nutrition including: farmers' market incentives, SNAP-Ed nutrition education, gardening interventions, motivational interviewing, and food insecurity.

Awards

Early Professional Achievement Award, 2021

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

2020 Best GEM Award, 2020

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Distinguished Team Award (HEART Initiative), 2020

Epsilon Sigma Phi IOTA (ESP, Utah) Chapter

Innovative Program Team Award (HEART Initiative, 2020

Utah Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences

Marketing/Public Relations Team Award (HEART Beat Newsletter), 2020

Utah Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences

SNAP-Ed/EFNEP Educational Program Award (Team Award) 1st Place, 2020

Utah Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

SNAP-Ed/EFNEP Educational Program Award (Team Award) 3rd Place, 2020

National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

Distinguished Team Award-Western Region, 2020

Epsilon Signma Phi

Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award--Western Region , 2020

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition and Dietetics Educators and Preceptors

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Nutrition in Higher Education Award, 2019

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Teacher of the Year, Robins Award Finalist, 2019

Utah State University

Teaching Award of Merit, 2018

North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

Outstanding Young Member of the Year Award, 2018

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group

2018-2019 CAAS Teacher of the Year Award, 2018

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Utah State University

2017-2018 Teacher of the Year, 2018

Department of Nutrition Dietetics and Food Sciences, Utah State University

Nominated for the CAAS Teacher of the Year Award , 2017

Utah State University, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year, 2017

Nutrition Dietetics and Food Sciences Department, Utah State University

Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year, 2016

Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Featured Member of the Quarterly Newsletter, 2016

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

Innovative Program Award (Team), 2015

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (UEAFCS)


Publications | Abstracts

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | Book Chapters

    • Savoie Roskos, M., (2022). Chapter 3: Nutrition Needs During Pregnancy: Nutrition Across Life Stages—2nd Edition. Jones and Bartlett Learning
    • Savoie Roskos, M., (2022). Chapter 5: Nutrition for Health and Disease in Pregnancy and Lactation: Nutrition Across Life Stages—2nd Edition. Jones and Bartlett Learning
    • Savoie Roskos, M., (2017). Nutrition Needs During Pregnancy : Nutrition Across Life Stages. Jones and Bartlett Learning
    • Savoie Roskos, M., (2017). Pregnancy and Lactation: Nutrition-Related Conditions and Diseases: Nutrition Across Life Stages. Jones and Bartlett Learning

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Fact Sheets

    • Bevan, S.L, Savoie Roskos, M., (2022). How to Promote Intuitive Eating in Adolescents.
    • Savoie Roskos, M., (2021). Breastfeeding: Tools for Success.
    • Savoie Roskos, M., (2021). Increasing Pediatric and Adolescent Fiber Intake .
    • Withers, E., Savoie Roskos, M., Bevan, S.L, Brown, K., (2020). The Female Athlete Triad in Adolescent Athletes.
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Yaugher, A., Condie, A., Murza, G., Voss, M., Atisme, K., (2020). Diet, Nutrition, and Substance Use Disorder.
    • Briggs, T., Savoie Roskos, M., Bangerter, L., Coombs, C., (2020). Breastfeeding or Formula Feeding: A Mother's Choice.
    • Bangerter, L., Savoie Roskos, M., Chipman, J., Sundell, A., Durward, C., (2020). Go with Your Gut: The Role of Gut Microbiota in Health.
    • Clark, B., Bangerter, L., Savoie Roskos, M., Coombs, C., Durward, C., (2019). Fluoride: From Birth to Adolescence.
    • Bangerter, L., Savoie Roskos, M., Coombs, C., (2019). Baby-Led Weaning: An Approach to Introducing Solid Foods to Infants.
    • Jensen, M., Savoie Roskos, M., Yaugher, A., Sulzer, S., (2019). Anxiety and Depression: Can Diet Help?.
    • Atisme, K., Arrington, R., Yaugher, A., Savoie Roskos, M., (2019). Substance Use Disorder Stigma: What it is and how you can prevent it.
    • Kunzler, A., Savoie Roskos, M., Durward, C., (2018). Ensuring Adequate Vitamin D Intake Among Infants and Children.
    • Mitchell, A., Savoie Roskos, M., Norris, N., Durward, C., (2018). Nutritional Needs Among High School Athletes.
    • Hudson, R., Savoie Roskos, M., Durward, C., (2018). Dairy In Your Child's Diet!.
    • Shearer, S., Savoie Roskos, M., Durward, C., (2018). Fresh and Easy: How to Make Homemade Baby Food.
    • Jensen, M., Savoie Roskos, M., Neid-Avila, J., Bingeman, B., (2018). Tips to Encourage a Healthy Body-Image in Your Child .
    • Feller, C., Savoie Roskos, M., Durward, C., (2018). Helpful Hints for Picky Eaters.
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Jorgensen, M., Durward, C., (2018). Does Healthy Eating Cost More?.
    • Olson, M., Savoie Roskos, M., Durward, C., (2018). How to Nourish Mom and Baby Alike: Nutrition During Pregnancy.

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Curriculum

    • Christofferson, D., LeBlanc, H.R, Savoie Roskos, M., Durward, C., Allen, K., (2014). Creates Curriculum.

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Journal Articles

    Academic Journal

    • Kirkpatrick, S., Guenther, P., Durward, C., Douglass, D., Zimmerman, T., Kahle, L., Atoloye, A., Marcinow, M., Savoie Roskos, M., Herrick, K., Dodd, K., (2022). The Accuracy of Portion Size Reporting on Self-Administered Online 24-Hour Recalls Among Women with Low Incomes. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Niles, M., Beavers, A., Clay, L., Dougan, M., Pignotti, G., Rogus, S., Savoie Roskos, M., al., e., (2021). A Multi-Site Analysis of the Prevalence of Food Insecurity in the United States, before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Current Developments in Nutrition, 5:12, doi: 10.1093/cdn/nzab135
    • Litchford, A., Wengreen, H., Savoie Roskos, M., (2021). Tools available to screen for child feeding dysfunction: A systematic review. Appetite, doi: doi:10.1016/j.appet.2021.105611
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Coombs, C., LeBlanc, H.R, (2021). Food Insecurity Exists Among College Students at a Midsized University in Utah. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, doi: 10.1080/19320248.2021.2022367
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Brown, K., (2021). Motivational Interviewing Confidence and Perceived Competence Among Undergraduate and Graduate Dietetics Students. Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development, 8, 1-8. doi: 10.1177/23821205211052418
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Olfert, M., (2021). Struggling with the Basics: Food and Housing Insecurity Among College Students Across Twenty-Two Postsecondary Schools. American Journal of College Health, 1-12. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2021.1978456
    • Nur, H., Atoloye, A., Wengreen, H., Savoie Roskos, M., Archuleta, M., Wille, C., Jewkes, M., (2021). A scoping review and assessing the evidence for nutrition education delivery strategies for refuges in high-income countries. Advances in Nutrition: An International Review Journal, 12:6, 2508-2524. doi: 10.1093/advances/nmab080
    • Hagedorn, R., Olfert, M., Houghtaling, B., Walsh, J., Wall-Bassett, E., Waity, J., Soldavini, J., Savoie Roskos, M., Pearson, K., Paul, C., Mann, G., MacNell, L., Lillis, J., Knol, L., Kern-Lyons, V., Kelley, E., Hood, L., Hingle, M., Hege, A., Goetz, J., Fontenot, M.C, Esquivel, M., Coleman, P., Berner, M., (2021). College Student Sleep Quality and Mental and Physical Health are Associated with Food Insecurity in a Multi-Campus Study. Public Health Nutrition, 1-23. doi: doi:10.1017/S1368980021001191
    • Garner, J.A, Coombs, C., Savoie Roskos, M., Durward, C., Seguin-Fowler, R.A, (2020). A Qualitative Evaluation of Double Up Food Bucks Farmers’ Market Incentive Program Access. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 52:7, 705-712.
    • Coombs, C., Savoie Roskos, M., LeBlanc, H.R, Gast, J.A, Hendrickson, J., (2020). Understanding Food Pantry Users' Perception of Healthy Food Access in Pantries. Journal of the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences
    • Coombs, C., Savoie Roskos, M., LeBlanc, H.R, Gast, J.A, Hendrickson, J., (2020). Nudging Urban Food Pantry Users in Utah Toward Healthier Choices. Health Promotion Practice
    • Litchford, A., Savoie Roskos, M., Wengreen, H., (2019). Influence of Fathers on Feeding Practices and Behaviors of Children: A systematic review.
    • Durward, C., Savoie Roskos, M., Atoloye, A., Isabella, P., Jewkes, M., Ralls, B., Riggs, K., LeBlanc, H.R, (2019). Double Up Food Bucks Participation is Associated with Increased Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Food Security in Low-Income Adults. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 51:3, 342-347.
    • Kirkpatric, S.I, Guenther, P.M, Douglass, D., Zimmerman, T., Kahle, L., Atoloye, A., Marcinow, M., Savoie Roskos, M., Dodd, K.W, Durward, C., (2019). The Provision of Assistance Does Not Substantially Impact the Accuracy of 24-Hour Dietary Recalls Completed Using the Automated Self-Administered 24-H Dietary Assessment Tool among Women with Low Incomes . The Journal of Nutrition, 149:1, 114-122.
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Coombs, C., Neid-Avila, J., Chipman, J., Nelson, S., Rowley, L., LeBlanc, H.R, (2019). Create Better Health: A Practical Approach to Improving Cooking Skills and Food Security Among SNAP-Ed Participants. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 51:1, 116-120.
    • Savoie Roskos, M., LeBlanc, H.R, Coombs, C., Garrity, K., Jimenez, L., (2018). Determining the Effectiveness of the SNAP-Ed Creates Curriculum. Journal of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 137.
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Wengreen, H., Gast, J.A, LeBlanc, H.R, Durward, C., (2017). Understanding the experiences of low-income individuals receiving farmers’ market incentives in the United States: A qualitative study . Health Promotion Practice, 18:6, 869-878. doi: DOI: 10.1177/1524839917715438
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Wengreen, H., Durward, C., (2017). Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Intake Among Children and Youth Through Gardening-Based Interventions: A Systematic Review. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 117:2
    • Savoie Roskos, M., LeBlanc, H.R, Coombs, C., Palmer, L., Jewkes, M., Hunsaker, T.C, (2016). Effectiveness of a SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Booth at Farmers’ Markets. Journal of Agriculture Food Systems and Community Development, 7:1
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Hall, K., Lambright, T., Preedy, C., LeBlanc, H.R, (2015). Evaluating the Impact of SNAP-Ed Educational Materials at Farmers' Markets. Journal of National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 10
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Durward, C., Jewkes, M., LeBlanc, H.R, (2015). Reducing Food Insecurity and Improving Fruit and Vegetable Intake Among Farmers’ Market Incentive Program Participants. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48:1, 70-76. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2015.10.003
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Mispireta, M., Rankin, L., Neill, K., LeBlanc, H.R, Christofferson, D., (2015). Intention to Change Nutrition-Related Behaviors in Adult Participants of a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 47:1, 81-85.

    Professional Journal

    • Christensen, D., Coombs, C., Savoie Roskos, M., LeBlanc, H.R, (2022). Food, Fun and Reading: Pilot Study of Updated and Expanded Preschool Curriculum. Journal of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
    • Savoie Roskos, M., Bevan, S.L, Charlton, R.D, Graf, M., (2018). Approaches to Evaluating Blended Courses. Journal of Empowering Teaching Excellence, 2:1

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | MultiMedia

    Video

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | Other

      Bulletins

        Newsletter

        • Yaugher, A., Keady, T., Voss, M., Savoie Roskos, M., Atisme, K., Arrington, R., (2021). Health Extension: Advocacy, Research, & Teaching (HEART) Monthly eNewsletter. Utah State University Extension HEART Initiative *

        Other

        • Savoie Roskos, M., Coombs, C., (2020). Engaging Students Through Service-Learning Opportunities in Public Health. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior *
        • Thompson, L., Savoie Roskos, M., Farris, A., Riggsbee, K., Wiggins, S., (2019). Addressing the Issue of Food Insecurity on College Campuses. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior *
        • Coombs, C., Savoie Roskos, M., Fitzgerald, N., Wolf, T., (2019). Public Health Nutrition: Translating Research into Practice. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior *
        • Savoie Roskos, M., (2018). Changes in Nutrition Education: A Policy, Systems, and Environmental Approach. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior *
        • Prescott, M., Savoie Roskos, M., So, M., Wynn, C., Boyd, L., Biediger-Friedman, L., (2017). Public Health Nutrition: Achieving Health Equity During SNEB's Next 50 Years. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior *
        • LeBlanc, H.R, Savoie Roskos, M., (2015). Food $ense Annual Report 2015. *

        An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

        Teaching

        , Spring 2022
        NDFS 5210, 6210 - Advanced Public Health Nutrition, Spring 2022
        NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2022
        NDFS 5010, 6010 - Hunger Issues and Solutions, Spring 2022
        NDFS 6850 - Local Field Studies in Public Health Nutrition, Spring 2022
        , Fall 2021
        NDFS 5800, 6800 - Counseling and Motivational Interviewing for Health Professionals, Fall 2021
        NDFS 6840 - Global Field Studies in Public Health Nutrition, Fall 2021
        NDFS 6850 - Local Field Studies in Public Health Nutrition, Fall 2021
        USU 1010 - University Connections, Fall 2021
        , Spring 2021
        NDFS 5210, 6210 - Advanced Public Health Nutrition, Spring 2021
        NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2021
        NDFS 5010, 6010 - Hunger Issues and Solutions, Spring 2021
        NDFS 6850 - Local Field Studies in Public Health Nutrition, Spring 2021
        NDFS 4480 - Community Nutrition, Fall 2020
        NDFS 5800, 6800 - Counseling and Motivational Interviewing for Health Professionals, Fall 2020
        NDFS 6850 - Local Field Studies in Public Health Nutrition, Summer 2020
        NDFS 6210 - Advanced Public Health Nutrition, Spring 2020
        NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2020
        NDFS 5010, 6010 - Hunger Issues and Solutions, Spring 2020
        NDFS 6850 - Local Field Studies in Public Health Nutrition, Spring 2020
        NDFS 4480 - Community Nutrition, Fall 2019
        NDFS 5800, 6800 - Counseling and Motivational Interviewing for Health Professionals, Fall 2019
        NDFS 6850 - Local Field Studies in Public Health Nutrition, Fall 2019
        NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2019
        NDFS 5010, 6010 - Hunger Issues and Solutions, Spring 2019
        NDFS 4780 - Maternal and Child Nutrition, Spring 2019
        NDFS 4790 - Maternal and Child Nutrition Lab, Spring 2019
        NDFS 4480 - Community Nutrition, Fall 2018
        NDFS 5800, 6800 - Counseling and Motivational Interviewing for Health Professionals, Fall 2018
        NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2018
        NDFS 4780 - Maternal and Child Nutrition, Spring 2018
        NDFS 4790 - Maternal and Child Nutrition Lab, Spring 2018
        NDFS 3600 - Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals, Spring 2018
        NDFS 4480 - Community Nutrition, Fall 2017
        NDFS 5800, 6800 - Counseling and Motivational Interviewing for Health Professionals, Fall 2017
        NDFS 3600 - Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals, Fall 2017
        NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2017
        NDFS 4780 - Maternal and Child Nutrition, Spring 2017
        NDFS 4790 - Maternal and Child Nutrition Lab, Spring 2017
        NDFS 3600 - Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals, Spring 2017
        NDFS 3600 - Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals, Spring 2017
        NDFS 4480 - Community Nutrition, Fall 2016
        NDFS 3600 - Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals, Fall 2016
        NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2016
        NDFS 4780 - Maternal and Child Nutrition, Spring 2016
        NDFS 4790 - Maternal and Child Nutrition Lab, Spring 2016
        NDFS 3600 - Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals, Spring 2016
        NDFS 3600 - Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals, Spring 2016
        NDFS 4480 - Community Nutrition, Fall 2015
        NDFS 3600 - Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals, Fall 2015
        NDFS 3600 - Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals, Fall 2015
        NDFS 4480 - Community Nutrition, Fall 2014
        NDFS 4780 - Maternal and Child Nutrition, Spring 2014
        NDFS 4790 - Maternal and Child Nutrition Lab, Spring 2014
        NDFS 4480 - Community Nutrition, Fall 2013

        Extension

        USU Extension Sustainability, 2011 - Ongoing

        Graduate Students Mentored

        Amanda Morrison, August 2021
        Carina Stephens, August 2021
        Casey Babauta, August 2021
        Cynthia Herrera, August 2021
        Elise Withers, August 2021
        Fiona LoCiero, August 2021
        Hannah Martin, August 2021
        Jack Norris, August 2021
        Jenna Stoker, August 2021
        Kara Bachman-Einfeldt, August 2021
        Kathryn Junker, August 2021
        Laura Tingey, August 2021
        Madison McRoberts, August 2021
        Quintana Esplain, August 2021
        Sandra Quiroz Elizondo, August 2021
        Stephanie Ensign, August 2021
        Tami Jones, August 2021
        Tiffany Lanning, August 2021
        James Williamson, January 2021
        Sarah Terry, January 2021
        Anna Cheal, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, December 2020
        Jacob Terry, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, December 2020
        Kyler Crosby, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, December 2020
        Brooke Lister, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2020
        Catherine Karnatz, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2020
        Hannah Aardema, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2020
        Ashley Linschoten, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, January 2020
        Madison Bunnell, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, January 2020
        Rachel Hawes, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, January 2020
        Allison McLeod, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2019
        Kylie Peterson, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2019
        Shanda Thompson, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2019
        McKayla Heaton, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, January 2020 - December 2021
        Rachel Sharber, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2019 - December 2021
        Kim Buesser, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2019 - April 2021
        Natalie Dalley, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2019 - April 2021
        Alicia Meiners, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2019 - December 2020
        Brooke James, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, January 2019 - December 2020
        Susannah West, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2019 - August 2020
        Alexandra Vasa, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2018 - May 2020
        Jill Henderson, Nutrition, Dietetics &Food Sci, August 2017 - May 2019