O. Sue Snider, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. Food Science, 1979, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.
  • M.S. Food Science, 1971, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.
  • B.S. in Education Home Economics, 1966, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO.

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
  • Extension Division of Institute of Food Technologists, Chair, 1995 – 1996
  • Philadelphia Section of Institute of Food Technologists, Secretary, 1989 – 1991
  • International Association of Food Protection
  • Society for Nutrition Education, Chair, 2007 – 2007;
  • Food and Nutrition Extension Educators Division
  • Perinatal Association of Delaware, President, 1991; President-Elect, 1990
  • Delaware Coalition for Healthy Eating and Active Living (DE HEAL)
  • Kappa Omicron Nu
  • National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Science
  • National Association County Agricultural Agents

Honors and Awards

  • 2009 Joy G. Sparks Perpetual Lighthouse Award for Outstanding Extension Programming.
  • 2003 Food Technologists of the Year.  Presented by Philadelphia Section of Institute of Food   Technologist

Grants

Development and Assessment of an Educational Module for College Students for Conceptional and Attitudinal Changes toward Food Safety.  USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant (with K. E. Kniel, A. E. H. Shearer, D. Hoover), 2012.

Food Safety Survey of Farmer’s Markets.  Delaware Department of Agriculture,  2011

Nutrition for Jockeys. The Jockey’s Health and Welfare Fund. Delaware Park, 2010

Integrating food safety investigations into science curricula for secondary education, USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant (with K. E. Kniel, A. E. H. Shearer, S. Snider)  2009.

Delaware WIC: In-store demonstration of fresh produce, 2009.

Food Safety Education for Fruit and Vegetable Growers. Specialty Crops Block grant. Delaware Department of Agriculture, 2009.

Recent Publications

Cotugna, N., Snider, S., Windish, J.,  2010.  Nutritional Assessment of Horse-Racing Athletes.  J Community Health, 36(2):261.

Kling, L., Cotugna, N., Snider, S., Peterson, P. M.,  2009.  Using Metaphorical Techniques in Focus Group to Uncover Mothers’ Feelings About Family Meals.  The Korean Nutrition Society and the Korean Society of Community Nutrition. 3(3):226.

Winter, C.K., A.M., Gleason, J.B., Hovey, S.K., Mc Curdy, S.M., Snider, O.S., 2009.  Food Safety Education Using Music Parodies. J Food Science Education, 8(3):62.

Snider, S., Cotugna, N.A., Kling, L., 2008. Emotion-based Messages to Promote Family Meals.  Poster presentation at Society of Nutrition Education Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Snider, S., Cotugna, N.A., Kling, L., 2008. Development of an Emotion-based Nutrition Education Message to Promote Family Meals.  Poster presentation at Society of Nutrition Education Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Schmidt, J., Vickery, C.E., Cotugna, N.A., Snider, O.S. 2005. Health Professionals Hold Positive Attitudes Toward Biotechnology and Genetically Engineered Foods. J. Environ. Health 67(10):44.

Recent Presentations

Snider, S. 2012.  Nutrition for Jockeys. The Jockey’s Health and Welfare Fund. Plenty for the Horses – Nothing for Jockeys, Delaware Park. Wilmington, DE

Pippidis, M., Snider, S., Bush, C. 2011. Expanding your Reach through the Master Food Educator Volunteer Training Program, National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Conference, Albuquerque, N.M.

Snider, S. 2011.  Food Safety for On-Farm Entrepreneurs.  Delaware Department of Agriculture, Dover, DE.

Snider, S. 2011.  Canning Poultry and Pickling Eggs.  Cooptastic, Harrington, DE.

Snider, S. 2011.  Would Your Kitchen Pass a Food Safety Inspection? Women Veterans Conference, Dover, DE

Snider, S. 2011.  Food Preservation.  Go Green Energy Conference. Frederick, MD.

Snider, S. 2010.  Research Update on Produce Safety.  2010 Delaware Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Meeting, Harrington, DE.

Snider, S. 2009.  Recent Foodborne Illness Outbreaks with Produce, Update on Regulations and Legislation, and Research on Food Safety at the University of Delaware.  2009 Delaware Vegetable Growers Association Meeting, Harrington, DE.

Snider, S. 2008.  Food Allergies: An Update on Current Issues.  Delaware Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, Dover, DE.

Snider, S. 2008. Bridging the Gaps in Education and Practices to Manage Food Safety Risks. Institute of Food Technologists’ Annual Meeting, New Orleans.

Snider, S. 2007. Food Safety: Liability, E. coli, and Other Issues for Vegetable Growers. 2007 Delaware Vegetable Growers Association Meeting, Harrington, DE.

Snider, S. 2007. Food Safety Revisited. 2007 Delaware Direct Marketing Association Meeting. Harrington, DE.

Snider, S.  2007.  Food Safety for Visually Impaired.  Regional Rehabilitation Continuing Education Program.  27th Annual Region III Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Training Conference.  Newark, DE.

Snider, S. and Splane, K.  Set the Table for the Family-Set Roots for a Lifetime, University of Delaware Headstart Retreat, Willow Grove, PA.

Snider, S.  2006.  Food Safety for On-Farm Entrepreneurs.  Delaware Department of Agriculture, Dover, DE.

Snider, S.  2005.  Weight Maintenance and Loss: Do Specific Foods Make a Difference?  Sweetening Agents.  Shaping A Healthy Future For Our Children obesity conference (8/18/05).  Newark, DE.

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Contact Information
O. Sue Snider, Ph.D.
Professor
Food Safety and Nutrition Specialist

Animal and Food Sciences
043 Townsend Hall

Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-1330
Fax number: (302) 831-2822
Email: snider@udel.edu