Associate VP for Research & Associate Dean

Office Phone:  (435) 797-2113

Dr. Broadbent is currently serving as associate vice president for research and associate dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Utah State University, Utah¹s land-grant and space-grant research institution. In this role, Dr. Broadbent is responsible for oversight of research support services and graduate student recruitment at Utah State.

Dr. Broadbent has been at USU since 1992, and has served in research administration for the past 5 years. Broadbent is also a professor and active researcher in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences. He is an internationally respected expert on the physiology and genetics of lactic acid bacteria used in the manufacture of fermented dairy and probiotic foods.