Texas Tech University

Emily Dhurandhar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: emily.dhurandhar@ttu.edu

Phone: (806)834-6556

Kinesiology and Sport Management, Rm 125

Office Hours: Tuesday 1:00pm - 2:00pm; Also by appointment


Emily Dhurandhar


  • 2010-2013 Post-doctoral Fellow, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 2006-2010 Ph.D., Human Nutrition, Louisiana State University
  • 2002-2006 B.S. Nutritional Sciences, Michigan State University

Current Courses Taught

  • KIN 4392 Research Methods
  • KIN 3347 Physiological Application of Nutrition to Exercise and Physical Activity

Research Interests

  • Psychosocial barriers to health in populations with obesity
  • Physical activity avoidance in populations that experience adversity
  • Foods and eating patterns that play a causative role in body fat storage

Awards & Honors

  • 2014- International Life Sciences Institute Future Leader Award Finalist
  • 2014 - Outstanding Woman UAB Postdoc Award
  • 2013- Selected to participate in the Dannon Leadership Institute
  • 2012 - Best Paper of the Year Award from the Science Unbound Foundation

Department of Kinesiology & Sport Management

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    Box 43011, Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79409
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