Dr. Jayanthi Kandiah

Dr. Jayanthi Kandiah

<b>Department: </b>Nutrition and Health Science<br><b>Research Area: </b> Research focuses on various aspects of nutrition and health.

Department: Nutrition and Health Science

Research Focus: My research focuses on various aspects of nutrition and health.

  • Areas of interest - clinical, preventative, behavioral (stress) and community
  • Population includes - diverse groups of children, adults, international, developmental disorders, along with individuals with disability.

Potential Student Project(s): 

This project will focus on evaluating the perceptions of university students with physical disability on their observations of biasness and barriers in seeking employment due to their appearance.


Attributes/skills/background sought in undergraduate: 

  • Ability to search and complied simple data from various databases.
  • Assist in collecting and analyzing data from diverse populations.

Mentoring Plan: I am expecting the following from the student which includes:

  • Gathering and reviewing background information using library resources.
  • Assisting in conducting interviews with college students with disabilities.
  • Assisting in analyzing interview results.

Contact: 765-285-5955, 2405 N Wicklow Drive