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Assoc Professor

Health Sport Sciences

Office Location: 161I Fieldhouse

Phone: (901) 678-3110


  • Florence University of the Arts- Florence, Italy Visiting Professor May 2013  
  • MidSouth Food Bank Advocacy and Education Committee   2013-2014 Mid South Food Bank, Memphis
  • Hunger Banquet Speaker Students Advocating Service Organization 2013 The University of Memphis
  • Developing Faculty Led Study Abroad Program Univ of Memphis Faculty June 2011 UM Center for International Studies
  • KIPP Collegiate School: Food Deserts R Roach July 2011 KIPP Collegiate High School, Memphis
  • Academic Advisory Board- Annual Editions:Nutrition RRoach 2000--present McGraw-Hill/Dushkin Publishers
  • Nutrition textbook focus group 15 university faculty May 2006 Atlanta Marketing group
  • MIFA Nutrition Education Program RRoach; Ridley Anderson; CN students 2006 MIFA/ University of Memphis
  • Memphis Food Bank Kid's Cafe RRoach: Estella Greer, Asst Director, Memphis Food Bank 2006 Memphis Food Bank/University of Memphis
  • Neighborhood School Nutrition Education Pilot Project- Memphis, TN  Felicia Knowles, MD, Director; R Roach 2006 Neighborhood School/University of Memphis
  • Reviewer, The Automatic Diet text RRoach 2005 Hudson Street Press/Penguin Group
  • International Network Group- St Jude RRoach 2003 St Jude/ University of Memphis
  • Reviewer, Understanding Nutrition textbook, 8th, 9th & 10th Eds. RRoach 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003 West/Wadsworth Publishers
  • Reviewer, University of TN Medical Group Research Grants RRoach 1997-1998 University of Tn Medical Group
  • American Heart Association, Nutrition Committee RRoach 1989-1991 American Heart Association- Memphis
  • World Food Day Steering Committee, Director/Co-Director RRoach 1986-1988; 1998-2000; 2002-2003 Univ of Memphis/ Rhodes College
  • Memphis & Shelby Co Science & Engineering Fair, Judge RRoach 1984-1988; 1991-1993; 1995-1997 Memphis & Shelby Co. Schools
  • Mid-South Fair, Judge RRoach 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1992 UT Agricultural Extension Service
  • Healthy Habits, Board of Advisors RRoach 1992-1998 Healthy Habits organization

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