Faculty Profile for Lindsey Diana Menge

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Lindsey Diana Menge
Senior Lecturer — School of Family & Consumer Sciences
FCS 101
phone: (512) 245-2135

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Lindsey Menge is a Senior Lecturer and Graduate Program Co-Coordinator in the Nutrition and Foods Program of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. She is also a registered dietitian and maintains a private practice specializing in oncology nutrition. She completed her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin, and her Master of Science in Human Nutrition as well as her Dietetic Internship from Texas State University. During her Master’s program, she completed research with WellCats, Texas State’s employee wellness program, investigating the food environment for employees at the university, with the goal of improving the healthfulness of worksite settings. In 2017, she was awarded the Luxton Fellowship to continue this research, and in 2018 received the Outstanding Graduate Student award for the School of Family and Consumer Sciences and the College of Applied Arts. Presently, she continues this work, serving on the Leadership Team of WellCats, where she oversees nutrition programming and ongoing research efforts. She has co-authored a number of scientific articles and presented research at national conferences.

Teaching Interests

Nutrition-focused career exploration and professional development, integrative and peer learning, evaluation and critical analysis of scientific literature, nutrition physiology, and functional properties of food

Research Interests

Worksite wellness and improving the healthfulness of food environments

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Menge, L. D., Hu, Y., Crixell, S. L., Lloyd, L. K., Bezner, J. R., & Burke, P. J. (2018). Influences on catered event ordering in a university workplace: development and validation of the Understanding Food Ordering survey. American Journal of Health Promotion, October, 1–4. https://doi.org/10.1177/0890117118807217
  • Crixell, S. L., Menge, L. D., & Oliver, J. (2019). Perspectives and Assessment of the Catered Food Environment at a University. Current Developments in Nutrition, 3(Supplement_1). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzz051.P04-137-19
  • Sherman, B., Hernandez, A. M., Alhado, M., Menge, L. D., & Salcedo, R. (2019). Silibinin Differentially Decreases the Aggressive Cancer Phenotype in an In Vitro Model of Obesity and Prostate Cancer. Nutrition and Cancer. https://doi.org/10.1080/01635581.2019.1633363

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Graduate Student, Texas State University. 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Graduate Student, Texas State University. 2018

Selected Service Activities

Graduate School Monthly Coffee Talks
October 6, 2021-Present
Nutrition and Foods Website Committee
September 2021-Present
Human Nutrition Graduate Program Information Sessions
January 2021-Present
Graduate Advisor
Human Nutrition
January 1, 2021-Present
Graduate Admissions Committee
October 21, 2020-Present