Barbara Almanza, PhD
Professor, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Purdue University, USA
Barbara Almanza is a professor and M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs director in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue University. She has more than 100 research, technical, book and trade publications in the areas of food safety, nutrition labeling and foodservice operations. In addition, she has received more than 35 grants in these areas. She works actively with graduate students on research projects and has served on more than 80 master and doctoral committees.She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of foodservice sanitation,equipment and foodservice research. Barbara Almanza received her PhD from the University of Illinois and MS, BS, and BA degrees from the University of Minnesota.She is also a registered dietitian with the American Dietetic Association and has work experience in hospital foodservice and as a health inspector.
Research interest in the areas of foodservice sanitation, equipment, and foodservice.