Meet the Faculty

Ms. Janet Schwartz

Coordinator and Nutrition Education Specialist Advisor; Professor

BS, Cornell University; SM, Harvard University


Professor Schwartz is the Coordinator of the Master of Education Concentration in Nutrition Education. She teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate nutrition courses.  Her areas of specialty include sociocultural aspects of food, child nutrition, and nutrition education.

Dr. Patricia Luoto

School Nutrition Specialist Advisor; Professor

BS, West Virginia Wesleyan College; MS, Framingham State University; PhD, Boston University


Dr. Luoto teaches a variety of nutrition courses. Her areas of specialty include Problem-based learning in foodservice systems and menu planning for child nutrition programs.