Shannon Lennon-Edwards

Associate Professor
Behavioral Health & Nutrition
Office: 201L STAR Health Sciences Complex
Cardiovascular Nutrition Lab: 128 STAR Health Sciences Complex

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular physiology
  • Aging
  • Oxidative stress, nutritional interventions and exercise


  • PhD, University of Florida, 2003
  • MS, University of Connecticut, 1997
  • BS, University of Connecticut, 1993


  • NTDT 200, Nutrition Concepts
  • NTDT 250, Introduction to the Nutrition Care Process
  • NTDT 450, Medical Nutrition Therapy I
  • NTDT 613, Advanced Mineral Metabolism
  • NTDT 665

Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Outstanding Dietitian of the Year, Delaware Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship from National Institutes of Health Training Grant to the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2003 – 2005
  • Young Investigator Recognition Award, Environmental and Exercise Physiology, The American Physiological Society, 2003
  • Herman W. Schnell Graduate Student Award, College of Health and Human Performance, University of Florida, 2001-2002
  • American College of Sports Medicine Student Scholarship, American College of Sports Medicine, 2000-2001
  • Bristol-Meyers Squibb Student Scholarship, American Dietetic Association, 2000-2001
  • Gatorade Sports Science Exchange Student Scholarship, American Dietetic Association, 1998-1999
  • Polly Fitz Scholarship, American Dietetic Association, 1996-1997


Link to CV (pdf)