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Biographical Sketch of
Carol A. Costello

Preparation ...Appointments ...Publications ...Activities ...Collaborators


Professional Preparation up

B.S. Nutrition, Florida State University, 1980
M.S. Nutrition, University of Tennessee, 1982
Ph.D. Food Science, University of Tennessee, 1984

Appointments up

1993 - Present Associate Professor, Hotel and Restaurant Administration, College of Human Ecology, University of Tennessee
1987-1993 Assistant Professor, Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, University of Tennessee
1984-1986 Assistant Professor, Nutrition, Virginia Tech

Publications up

7 publications in last 5 years

Jennings, A. and Costello, C. 2000. Development of a food safety assessment for food service establishments. Accepted Praxis-Journal of Applied Hospitality Management

Costello, C., Gaddis, T., Tamplin, M., and Morris, W. 1997. Evaluation the effectiveness of tow instructional techniques for teaching food safety principles to quick service employees. J. Foodservice Systems 10(1):41

Synergistic Activities up

Created a web-based food safety class for high school teachers

Developed in conjunction with the University of Florida an interactive food safety CD entitled "The Food Handlerís Sanitation Interactive"

Provide HACCP training and food safety lectures to restaurant managers and employees

Developed a health inspection form incorporating HACCP principles to assess food safety in food service establishments

Collaborators up

William C. Morris - Food Science and Technology, University of Tennessee

P. Michael Davidson - Food Science and Technology, University of Tennessee

James Chandler - Hotel and Restaurant Adm, East Carolina University

Tom Gaddis - Hotel and Restaurant Adm, Pellissippi State

Graduate Students

Allison Jennings, M.S. - Gunther Foods

Valerie Ling, M.S. - Ph.D. candidate in Food Science and Technology

Jeremy Burnett, M.S. - Director Hospitality program at Tennessee Technology State

Carl Pfaffenberg, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

Tom Gaddis, Ph.D. - Director Hospitality program at Pellissippi State

Mohamed Abu-Gani, Ph.D. - University of Southern Mississippi




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