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Martine Perrigue

Martine Perrigue, PhD, RDN, CD
Assistant Professor
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Martine Perrigue, PhD, RDN is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, and Affiliate Faculty in Crop and Soil Sciences at Washington State University (WSU).  She graduated from the University of Washington in 2004 with a BS in Psychology, continued on to earn certification as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and MS in Nutritional Sciences in 2010, and then earned a PhD in Nutritional Sciences in 2013. Dr. Perrigue’s research interests include appetite and satiety, ingestive behavior, socioeconomic status and obesity, and effects of eating frequency and meal timing. Dr. Perrigue completed her dissertation work at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA, investigating the effects of eating frequency on several biomarkers related to risk for heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Dr. Perrigue has several years of experience working as a clinical dietitian in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, and as Manager of Outpatient Nutrition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. In this position, Dr. Perrigue enjoyed working with patients and staff from a variety of cultures and backgrounds.

Dr. Perrigue joined the WSU faculty in 2018. She has continued her work looking at effects of eating frequency on health outcomes, and established the “Soil to Society” Research Pipeline, a collaborative research effort between scientists in the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and faculty in several other disciplines, including Crop and Soil Sciences, Biological Systems Engineering, and the College of Food Sciences, and outside collaborators in food industry and Extension. She serves as a committee member and advisor to PhD, MS, and BS students. She teaches courses “Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle,” “Advanced Human Nutrition,” and leads an undergraduate research experience course.



Anna Gisselman
Anna Gisselman, MS
Graduate Research Assistant, PhD Student

Anna is a PhD student in the Nutrition and Exercise Physiology Doctoral Program. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in 2018 with a BS in Health and Human Performance, Emphasis in Exercise Science, and continued to earn her MS in Nutrition at the National University of Natural Medicine in 2020. After working as a Senior Clinical Research Assistant at Providence Brain and Spine Institute supporting clinical trials, she accepted placement in the PhD NEP program at WSU.