Debbie MacLellan

BSc, MSc, PhD, RD
Dean of Science; Professor
Phone: 
(902) 566-0320
Department: 
Applied Human Sciences
Office: 
Health Sciences Building, 309
Education: 
BSc (UPEI)
MSc (Alberta)
PhD (Saskatchewan)

Dr. Debbie MacLellan, Past-Chair for the Dietitians of Canada, leads a research program that works to understand factors influencing nutrition knowledge and eating behaviours in adolescents and adults. She also conducts research in the area of professional standards and dietetic education.

  • MacLellan, D., Taylor, J., Freeze, C. (2008). Enabling and barrier factors in the development of school nutrition policies for elementary and consolidated schools on Prince Edward Island. (Accepted for publication in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research).
  • Lordly, D., MacLellan, D. (2008). Acknowledging and adapting to dietetic students= changing needs. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 69, 66-70.
  • MacLellan, D., Lordly, D. (2008). The socialization of dietetic students: The influence of the preceptor role. Journal of Allied Health, 37(2), 381.
  • MacLellan, D. Taylor, J., Wood, K. (2008). Food intake and academic performance among adolescents. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 69, 141-144.
  • Gottschall-Pass, K., Reyno, L., MacLellan, D.(2007). What do adults in Prince Edward Island know about nutrition? Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 68, 123-131.
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