Associate Professor, Emeritus

Stephen Pintauro retired in December 2018 having been a faculty member at UVM since 1981. A scientist who developed multimedia computer tools that made learning about food and nutrition easy and fun, he continues to teach NFS 5253: Food Regulation in the fall semester.



  • Pintauro SJ, Krahl A, Buzzell P, Chamberlain V. (2005). Food Safety and Regulation: Evaluation of an Online Multimedia Course. J Food Sci Educ 4(4):66-69.
  • Harvey-Berino, J., Pintauro, S., Buzzell, P., and Gold, E.C.. (2004). Effect of Internet Support on the Long-Term Maintenance of Weight Loss. Obesity Research. 12(2):320-329.
  • Harvey-Berino, J, Pintauro, S, Buzzell, P, DiGiulio, M, Casey Gold, B, Moldovan, C, Ramirez, E. (2002). Does Using the Internet Facilitate the Maintenance of Weight Loss? Int. J. Obesity. 26:1254-1260
  • Buzzell, P.R., Chamberlain, V., and Pintauro, S.J. (2002). The Effectiveness of Web-Based, Multimedia Tutorials for Teaching Methods of Human Body Composition Analysis. Adv. Physiol. Educ. 26:21-29.
  • Harvey-Berino J, Pintauro SJ, Gold BC. (2002) The Feasibility of Using Internet Support for the Maintenance of Weight Loss. Behavior Modification, 26(1):103-116.

Associations and Affiliations

  • American Society for Nutrition
  • Institute of Food Technologists (professional member)

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Food Law and Regulation
  • Applications of Information Technologies


  • PhD, Food Science Technology, University of Rhode Island, 1981
  • MS, Nutritional Biochemistry, University of Rhode Island, 1978
  • BS, Zoology, University of Rhode Island, 1974


Courses Taught