Members

Membership in the Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health (IFNH) is open to the faculty, staff, and students of Rutgers University who subscribe to the vision, mission, and core values of the institute.

Contact information for IFNH centers and administration can be found on the Contact page.

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Lauren Aleksunes, PHD, PharmD
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and EOHSI
Email:  aleksunes@eohsi.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-5518
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Darrin Anderson
State Program Director, New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids and Associate Executive Director, New Jersey YMCA State Alliance
Associate Executive Director, New Jersey YMCA State Alliance
Email:  darrin.anderson@ymca.net
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Tracy Anthony, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  tracy.anthony@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6331
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research, IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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Michelle Arent, MPH, CISSN, CSCS
Director of Training and Conditioning
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  michelle.arent@rutgers.edu
Phone:  843-224-4530
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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Shawn Arent, PHD, CSC*D, FACSM
Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health
School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  shawn.arent@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-7050
Affiliation: Director, IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health, IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research

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Steve Armstrong
Independent Advisor, Food Law, and Regulation
Email:  sarmstrong@easconsultinggroup.com
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Albert Ayeni, PHD
Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Plant Biology and Pathology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  ayeni@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6289

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Anne Barnhill, PHD
Assistant Professor, Medical Ethics & Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania
Email:  anne.barnhill@gmail.com
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Emily Barrett, PHD
Department of Epidemiology
School of Public Health and EOHSI
Email:  emily.barrett@eohsi.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-0197
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research

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Nicholas Bello, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Animal Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  ntbello@rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-932-2966
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Haskell Berman
Health Care Institute of NJ - Senior VP State Affairs
Email:  berman@hinj.org
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Debashish Bhattacharya, PHD
Distinguished Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  d.bhattacharya@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6218
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Dawn Brasaemle, PHD
Emeritus Professor
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Paul Breslin, PHD
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  breslin@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6080
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Yana Bromberg, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  yanab@rci.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5638
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Jill Bush-Wallace, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Health & Exercise Science
TCNJ School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science
Email:  wallacej@tcnj.edu
Phone:  609-771-3034
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, PHD, RD, FAND
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  bredbenner@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0965

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Robert Campbell
Retired Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Johnson & Johnson
Email:  rcampbe3@its.jnj.com
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Sara Campbell, PHD, FACSM
Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health
School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  saracamp@rci.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-7036
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health, IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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George Carman, PHD
Board of Governors Professor and Distinguished Professor, Department of Food Science
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  gcarman@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0267
Affiliation: Director, IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Joseph Charette, BS
Executive Director, Rutgers Dining Services
Rutgers Dining Services
Email:  charette@rci.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-8040
Affiliation: Dining Services

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Shishir Chundawat, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Rutgers School of Engineering
Email:  shishir.chundawat@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-3678
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Mei Chung, MPH, PHD
Associate Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical and Preventive Nutrition Sciences, School of Health Professions, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Tufts University, School of Medicine
Email:  mei_chun.chung@tufts.edu
Phone:  617-636-2966
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Sherri Cirignano, MS, RD, LDN
Chair, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Email:  cirignano@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  908-475-6504

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Erin Comollo
Program Coordinator Admin
Email:  erin.comollo@rutgers.edu
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research

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Paul Copeland, PHD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Email:  paul.copeland@rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-235-4670
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Carla Cugini, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Biology
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Email:  carla.cugini@rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-972-1931
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Cara Cuite, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Ecology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  cuite@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-4544

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Karen D'Alonzo, PHD, RN, APN-c, FAAN
Division of Nursing Science
School of Nursing
Email:  kdalonzo@sn.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0879
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research

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Katie Devine, PHD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Email:  katie.devine@rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-235-7549
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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Rong Di, PHD
Associate Research Professor, Department of Plant Biology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  di@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6350
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Joseph Dixon, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  dixon@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9039
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Linda Doherty
President & CEO of the New Jersey Food Council (NJFC)
Email:  ldoherty@njfoodcouncil.com
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Mara Domider
Administrative Support and Program Coordinator
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  mara.domider@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0279
Affiliation: Center for Childhood Nutrition Research

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Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, PHD
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Microbiology and of Anthropology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  mg.dominguez-bello@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3500
Affiliation: IFNH Interim Director, IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health, IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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David Donlon
General Manager, Rutgers Dining Services
Rutgers Dining Services
Email:  dave.donlon@dining.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-1932

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Shauna Downs, PHD
Department of Health Systems & Policy
School of Public Health
Email:  sd1801@spg.rutgers.edu
Phone:  838-932-0272
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research

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Sara Elnakib, RD, MPH, CHES
County Agent, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Email:  elnakib@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-305-5746

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Stylianos Fakas, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Food and Animal Sciences
Alabama A&M University
Email:  stylianos.fakas@aamu.edu
Phone:  256-372-4168
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Jeanne Ferrante, MD, MPH
Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health
Director, New Jersey Primary Care Research Network
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Email:  ferranjm@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5252
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Ronaldo Ferraris, PHD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neurosceince
Rutgers Medical School
Email:  ferraris@njms.rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-972-4519
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Douglas Fisher
The State of New Jersey, Secretary of Agriculture
Email:  douglas.fisher@ag.state.nj.us
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Nurgul Fitzgerald, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  nurgul.fitzgerald@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0981

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Kim Fortunato
Director - Community Affairs; President Campbell Soup Foundation
Email:  kim_fortunato@campbellsoup.com
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Peter Gillies, PHD
Emeritus Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences; Founding Director, NJIFNH
Email:  pgillies@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board, Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Robert Goodman, PHD
Executive Dean, School of Environmental & Biological Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  execdean@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3600
Affiliation: IFNH Leadership Advisory Board (Chair), IFNH External Advisory Board

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Michael Gower, MBA
Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration
Rutgers University
Email:  michael.gower@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-4300
Affiliation: IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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Barth Grant, PHD
Professor, DLS - Molecular Biology and BioChemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  barth.grant@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-7339
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Faith Greenfield
Attorney, Private Practice
Email:  faith54g@msn.com
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Roger Grillo, MBA
Associate Director, IFNH
Director, Administration & Finance, IFNH
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  grillo@ifnh.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3646
Affiliation: IFNH Administration

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Christopher Gunning, BS, RDN
Nutritionist, Rutgers Health Services/IFNH
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  cgunning@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3684

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Grace Guo, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and EOHSI
Email:  guo@eohsi.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-8186
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Max Haggblom, PHD
Distinguished Professor, Chair-Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  haggblom@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5646
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Gil-Soo Han, PHD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  gshan@rci.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5402
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Sarwar Hashmi, PHD
Guest, Rutgers Center for Vector Biology
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Email:  sarwar.hashmi@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6415
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Arash Hatefi, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Email:  ahatefi@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-6366
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Daniel Hoffman, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  dhoffman@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0272
Affiliation: Director, IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research, IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Qingrong Huang, PHD
Professor, Department of Food Science
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  qhuang@rci.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-7193
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Olga Ilnytska, PHD
Research Associate, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  ilnytska@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-1690
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Kouichi Ito, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Email:  itoko@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-235-5482
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Enver Izgu, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  ec.izgu@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-4361
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Shengkan (Victor) Jin, PHD
Associate Professor, RWJ-Pharmacology
School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  victor.jin@rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-235-4329
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Laurie Joseph, PHD
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and EOHSI
Email:  lbjoseph@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-1644
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Leonid Kagan, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Email:  lkagan@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-6365
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Ian Keith
Chef Manager, Rutgers Dining Services
Rutgers Dining Services
Email:  ian.keith@dining.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-8045
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health, Services, Dining Services

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Eric Klein, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
Rutgers Camden
Email:  eric.a.klein@rutgers.edu
Phone:  856-225-6335
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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David Krol, M.D.
Medical Director, NJ Healthy Kids Initiative
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  david.krol@SEBS.Rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3648
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research, Food Systems, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Yan Lam, PHD
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  yan.y.lam@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5673
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Melodee Lasky, MD
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness
Rutgers Student Medical Services
Email:  mlasky@echo.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9064
Affiliation: Director, Cook/Douglas Health Center, Health Services

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Edmund Lattime, PHD
Professor, CINJ-Education and Training
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Email:  e.lattime@rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-235-8588
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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Thomas Leustek, PHD
Asssociate Dean for Academic Administration & Assessment, Professor, Department of Plant Biology
Email:  leustek@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  908-451-3266

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Ronald Levine, Esq
IFNH External Advisory Board (Chair), General Counsel, Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Email:  rlevine@herrick.com
Phone:  609-452-3801
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board (Chair), IFNH Legal Scholar in Residence

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Hong Li, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Rutgers NJ Medical School
Email:  liho2@njms.rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-972-8396
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Kwan Lui
Founder, at Sunrice Global Chef Academy, Singapore
Email:  kwanlui2000@gmail.com
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Gwendolyn Mahon, PHD
Dean, School of Health Related Professions
School of Health Related Professions
Email:  mahongm@shrp.rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-972-4892
Affiliation: IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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Jennifer Manuola
Executive Director Child Development Centers
Department of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  jennifer.manuola@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-8881
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Peter March
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  peter.march@rutgers.edu
Affiliation: IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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Francesca Maresca, PHD, CHES
Director, Health Outreach, Promotion, and Education (H.O.P.E.)
Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Email:  francesca.maresca@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-1965

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Charles Martin, PHD
Emeritus Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  charles.martin@rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-445-1633
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Amy Mathys, BS
Business Specialist
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  mathys@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3675
Affiliation: IFNH Administration

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Kenneth McKeever, PHD, FACSM
Professor, Department of Animal Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  mckeever@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-932-9390
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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Paul Meers, PHD
Instructor, Department of Plant Biology and Pathology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  paul.meers@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6230
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Salvador Mena, PHD
Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
Rutgers Student Affairs
Email:  sm1647@echo.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-8576
Affiliation: IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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Richard Mendelsohn, PHD
Distinquished Professor, Department of Chemistry
Newark College of Arts and Sciences
Email:  mendelso@rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-353-5613
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Dominique Michaud, ScD
Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine
Tufts University, School of Medicine
Email:  dominique.michaud@tufts.edu
Phone:  617-636-0482
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Joshua Miller, PHD
Professor, Chair-Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  joshua.miller@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5428
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health, One Nutrition Program

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Tamara Minko, PHD
Distinquished Professor, Chair-Department of Pharmaceutics
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and EOHSI
Email:  minko@rci.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-6348
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Barbara Mintz
System Senior VP, Healthy Living & Community Engagement at RWJBarnabas Health
Email:  Barbara.Mintz@rwjbh.org
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Prabhas Moghe, PHD
Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation
Rutgers University
Email:  moghe@soe.rutgers.edu
Phone:  908-230-0147
Affiliation: IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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Christopher Molloy, PHD, RPH
Chancellor of Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Rutgers Universtiy
Email:  molloy@oldqueens.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5663

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Robert Monaco, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Comumunity Health
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Email:  rmonaco@scarletknights.com
Phone:  732-235-7669
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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Xenia Morin, PHD
Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Plant Biology & Pathology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  xenia.morin@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3502

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Joseph Nickels, PHD
Director, Rutgers Institute of Metabolic Disorders
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  jnickels@venenumbiodesign.com
Phone:  609-786-2870
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Apostolos Pappas, PHD
Adjunct Professor, Department of Food Science
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  Apappas@its.jnj.com
Phone:  908-874-1827
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Jonathan Pearson
Executive Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Email:  Jonathan_Pearson@horizonblue.com
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Peggy Policastro, PHD, RDN
Nutritionist, Rutgers Dining Services
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  peggyp@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5447
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Jonathan Potter, PHD
Dean, School of Communication and Information
School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  jonathan.potter@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9360
Affiliation: IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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Dwayne Proctor, PHD
Director and Senior Advisor, Health Disparities
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Email:  dproctor@rwjf.org
Phone:  609-627-7667
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PHD, MBA
Associate Professor, Director-Gastroenterology and Hapatology
Rutgers NJ Medical School
Email:  pyrsopni@njms.rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-972-5252
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Loredana Quadro, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Food Science
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  lquadro@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5491
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health, IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research

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Arnold Rabson, M.D.
Laura Gallagher Chair of Developmental Biology and Director
Director, Child Health Institute of New Jersey
Email:  rabsonab@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-235-9523
Affiliation: IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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Sally Radovick, M.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
The Child Health Institute of NJ
Email:  sr1123@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-235-9524
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Julia Ritter, MFA
Associate Professor, Chair & Artisitic Director-Department of Dance
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Email:  julia.ritter@rutgers.edu
Phone:  609-658-2667
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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Mark Robson, PHD
Professor, Department of Plant Biology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  mark.robson@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6276

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Troy Roepke, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  ta.roepke@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9454
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health, IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Diana Roopchand, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  diana.roopchand@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0248
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Harini Sampath, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  sampath@ifnh.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0266
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Ethan Schoolman, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Ecology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  ethan.schoolman@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9232

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Richard Schwabacher
Executive Director, Consumer Techs. And Digital Solutions at Quest Diagnostics
Email:  richard.c.schwabacher@questdiagnostics.com
Affiliation: IFNH External Advisory Board

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Susan Shapses, PHD
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  shapses@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9403
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance, IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Jennifer Shukaitis, MPH
Senior Program Coordinator. Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Email:  shukjen@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3718

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Gleb Shumyatsky
Department of Life Sciences - Genetics
Email:  gleb@dls.rutgers.edu
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Labros Sidossis, PHD
Distinguished Professor, Chair-Department of Kinesiology and Health
School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  lss133@rci.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9525
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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James Simon, PHD
Distinguished Professor, Department of Plant Biology and Pathology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  jimsimon@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6239
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research

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George Stauffer, PHD
Dean
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Email:  gstauffer@mgsa.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9360
Affiliation: IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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Susan Stephenson Martin, MS
Director, WIC
NJMS-Pediatrics-WIC Program, Rutgers Newark
Email:  s.s.martin@rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-932-8253

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Judith Storch, PHD
Distinquished Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  storch@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-1689
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Brian Strom, MD, MPH
Chancellor-RBHS
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Email:  chancellor@rbhs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-972-4400
Affiliation: IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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Paul Takhistov, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Food Science
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  paul.takhistov@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5478
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Alvaro Toledo, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Center of Vector Biology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  alvaro.toledo@rutgers.edu
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Jennifer Tomesko, DCN,RD, CNSC
Assitant Professor-Teaching Program Director
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  tomeskje@shrp.rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-972-8667

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Nilgun Tumer, PHD
Distinquished Professor, Department of Plant Biology and Pathology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  tumer@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6359
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Michael Verzi, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
School of Arts and Sciences
Email:  verzi@dls.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-9578
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Marina Vineis, RDN
Nutrition Specialist, Rutgers Dining Services
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  marina.vineis@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-7222

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Malcolm Watford, D Phil
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  watford@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6263
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Carey Williams, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Animal Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  carey.williams@rutgers.edu
Phone:  908-692-1962
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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Kerri Wilson
Director, Off-Campus Living and Community Partnerships and Campus Wellness
Rutgers Student Affairs
Email:  k.willson@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5500

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Fredric Wondisford, PHD
Professor, Chairman of Medicine and Chancellor Scholar
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Email:  few11@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-235-9838
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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John Worobey, PHD
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  worobey@rci.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0966
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Research

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Qing-Li Wu, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Plant Biology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  qlwu@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6238
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Chaoyang Xue, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Email:  xuech@njms.rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-854-3218
Affiliation: IFNH - Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

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Chung Yang, PHD
Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical Biology
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Email:  csyang@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-5360
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Danyue Zhao, PHD
Post Doc Associate, Department of Plant Biology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  daisydy.zhao@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6251
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Liping Zhao, PHD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  liping.zhao@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5675
Affiliation: Director, IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health

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Naisi Zhao, MHS, DrPH Candidate
Tufts University, School of Medicine
Email:  naisi.zhao@tufts.edu
Phone:  443-854-2618
Affiliation: IFNH Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health