Nutrition and Hospitality Management

School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

Melinda Wells Valliant

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management

  • +1 (662) 915-1437
  • valliant@olemiss.edu
  • 222 Lenoir Hall
  • Areas of Expertise:
    • Nutrition
    • Physical Conditioning
    • Weight Control
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Degree Study School
BS Family Sciences University of Mississippi
MS Exercise Science University of Mississippi
PHD Exercise Science University of Mississippi

Melinda Wells Valliant, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD, is the director of The Center for Health and Sport Performance. Dr. Valliant completed her doctoral studies at The University of Mississippi in University, Mississippi. Building upon a clinical nutrition and an exercise science background, her research focuses on best practices in sports medicine particularly related to health and safety of athletes.