Liset Leal Vasquez, Ph.D. RD, LD, CHES

Nutrition and Dietetics Director, Assistant Professor of Practice , Nutrition and Dietetics

Traci Keck

Research Interests

  • Public health nutrition and health promotion
  • Substance use disorder among women
  • Food insecurity
  • Poverty
  • Sustainable nutrition/food systems
  • Food nutrition literacy


  • Ph.D., Health Studies, Texas Women's University
  • M.A., Education with concentration in Kinesiology and Health Promotion, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • B.S., Dietetics, University of Texas Pan American

Honors and Awards


Grants, Patents and Clinical Trials