Krisha Thiagarajah

Senior Lecturer
Applied Health Science

kthiagar@indiana.edu
(812) 856-5231
PH 116J

Education
  • Indiana University, Ph.D., 2005
  • Indiana University, M.S., 2001
  • Kelaniya University, M.S., 1996
  • University of Jaffna, B.S., 1985
Background
  • Community and International Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Health Problems Among College Students and Adults
Selected Publications

Thiagarajah, K., & Getty, V.M.  (2013).  Impact of switching from a tray to a trayless delivery system in a university dining hall,  Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 113, 141-145.

Getty, V.M., & Thiagarajah, K.  (2012).  How do Students View Community Service?  A Comparison of Dietetic Versus Non-Dieltetic Students' Attitudes.  [abstract].  Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 112 (suppl.).. A-80.

Hotz, A.F., Martin, S.R., Ottaway, M.T., Somer, M.L., Johnson, L.H., & Thiagarajah, K.  (2012).  School food service staff's knowledge, attitude, and intention regarding whole grain food [abstract],  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 44 (suppl. 4), P76, 54.

Getty, V.M., Thiagarajah, K., & Fowler, S.A.  (2011).  Comparison of the environment impact of a tray service versus a trayless delivery system in a university dining hall [abstract].  Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 111 (suppl.), p. A-59.

Thiagarajah, K., Torabi, M.R., & Geshnizjani, A.  (2011).  Diet-disease relationship:  What do college students know?  [abstract].  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 43 (suppl. 4S1), P11, S16-17.

Torabi, M.R., Thiagarajah, K., & Jeng, I.  (2010).  Prevelence of health behaviors among a university staff: an exploratory studen.  International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 13, 135-144.

Thiagarajah, K., Torabi, M.R., & Jeng, I.  (2010).  Eating breakfast and health compromising behaviors among university staff workers  [abstract].  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 42 (suppl. 45), P48, 104-105.

Thiagarajah, K & Torabi, M.R. (2009). "Selected factors associated with health behaviors among a sample of college students" The Health Educator, 41, 4-10.

Thiagarajah, K., Fly A. D., Hoelscher, D. M., Yeon Bai, Kaman Lo, Angela Leone, & Julie A. Shertzer, J. A. (2008). Validating the food behavior questions from the elementary school SPAN questionnaire. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 40, 305-310.