Mateja Savoie Roskos

Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

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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 Assistant 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 4480 Community Nutrition, NDFS 4060 Education and Counseling in Dietetics II, NDFS 5800/6800 Motivational Interviewing for Health Professionals, NDFS 5010/6010 Hunger Issues and Solutions, NDFS 4780 Maternal and Child Nutrition and NDFS 4790 Maternal and Child Nutrition Lab

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

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 | Book Chapters

  • Savoie Roskos, M., Nutrition Needs During Pregnancy: 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

  • Savoie Roskos, M., Yaugher, A., Condie, A., Murza, G., Voss, M., Atisme, K., 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.
  • Obray, H., Savoie Roskos, M., Litchford, A., Coombs, C., Durward, C., (2019). Overcoming Feeding Difficulties in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • 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

  • Litchford, A., Wengreen, H., Savoie Roskos, M., (2020). Influence of Fathers on the Feeding Practices and Behaviors of Children: A Systematic Review. Appetite
  • Garner, J., Coombs, C., Savoie Roskos, M., Durward, C., Seguin-Fowler, R., (2020). A Qualitative, Multi-State Analysis of the Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) Farmers Market Incentive Program for SNAP Users. 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
  • 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

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

    Newsletter

      Other

      • Savoie Roskos, M., Coombs, C., (2020). Engaging Students Through Service-Learning Opportunities in Public Health. Journal of Nurtition 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 Nurtition 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

      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

      Ashley Linschoten, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, January 2020
      Madison Bunnell, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, January 2020
      McKayla Heaton, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, January 2020
      Rachel Hawes, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, January 2020
      Alicia Kunzler, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, August 2019
      Allison McLeod, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, August 2019
      Kim Buesser, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, August 2019
      Kylie Peterson, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, August 2019
      Natalie Dalley, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, August 2019
      Rachel Sharber, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, August 2019
      Shanda Thompson, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, August 2019
      Susannah West, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, August 2019
      Brooke James, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, January 2019
      Alex Vasa, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, August 2018
      Jill Henderson, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, August 2017 - May 2019