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Margaret Maher

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

Nutrition and Endocrinology

Current courses at UWL

Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II; Human Endocrinology; Human Nutrition; Food Science and Safety; Advanced Nutrition for Health Professions


BS, PhD, RDN -- BS in Psychology, Texas A&M University - 1989; PhD in Life Sciences:Physiology, University of Tennessee - 1995; Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) training, Viterbo University - 2006.


Professional history

UW-L professor since 1995.

Research and publishing

Projects in my laboratory typically involve the study of nutritional and/or hormonal regulation of appetite and/or metabolism. We also study physiological interactions between food or supplement components and the body. Studies may occur with food or supplement components, cultured cells, isolated tissues, non-human animal models and/or humans in applied clinical studies.