Members

Membership in the IFNH is open to the faculty, staff, and students of Rutgers University who subscribe to the vision, mission, and core values of the institute.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Nicholas Bello, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Behavioral Nutrition
Email:  ntbello@rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-932-2966

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Dawn Brasaemle, PHD
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
IFNH Center for Lipid Research, One Nutrition
Email:  dawn.brasaemle@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6524

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

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Michelle Brill, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Community Outreach & Education
Email:  Brill@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  609-989-6831

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

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Nassib Bueno, PHD
Professor, Department of Nutrition
Federal University of Alagoas, Maceio, Brazil
IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research
Email:  nassibbb@hotmail.com

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

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Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, PHD, RD, FAND
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Program Leader, Childhood Obesity, IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research
Email:  bredbenner@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0965

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

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

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

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

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Lou Cooperhouse, MS
Director, Rutgers Food Innovation Center
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
IFNH Center for Digestive Health
Email:  cooperhouse@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  856-459-1900 Ext 4516

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

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

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

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

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Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, PHD
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Microbiology and of Anthropology
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Microbiome in Human Nutrition and Health
Email:  mariagloria.dominguezbello@rutgers.edu

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David Donlon
General Manager, Rutgers Dining Services
Rutgers Dining Services
IFNH Culinary Leadership Team
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
IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research
Email:  sd1801@spg.rutgers.edu
Phone:  838-932-0272

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Debasish Dutta, PHD
Chancellor Rutgers New Brunswick
Rutgers University
IFNH Leadership Advisory Board
Email:  chancellornb@rutgers.edu

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

Photo of Karen Ensle, EdD, RDN, FAND,CFCS.

Karen Ensle, EdD, RDN, FAND,CFCS
Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Community Outreach & Education
Email:  karen.ensle@rutgers.edu
Phone:  908-654-9854

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

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

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Theodore Fekete
Dining Hall Supervisor, Rutgers Dining Services
Rutgers Dining Services
IFNH Culinary Leadership Team
Email:  ted.fekete@dining.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9177

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Nurgul Fitzgerald, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research, One Nutrition, Community Outreach & Education
Email:  nurgul.fitzgerald@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-0981

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Peter Gillies, PHD, FAHA
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Founding Director of the IFNH, IFNH Center for Lipid Research
Email:  director@ifnh.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3500
CV:  Peter Gillies CV (PDF)

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

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

Photo of Alexandra Grenci, MS, RD, LDN, CDE.

Alexandra Grenci, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
County Agent, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Childhood Obesity, Community Outreach & Education
Email:  grenci@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  908-788-1342

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

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Christopher Gunning, BS, RDN
Nutritionist, Rutgers Health Services
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Program Leader, Health Information Technology for the 21st Century
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
IFNH Center for Lipid Research
Email:  guo@eohsi.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-8186

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Luanne Hughes, MS, RDN
Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Community Outreach & Education, Food Systems
Email:  hughes@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  856-307-6450 Ext 3

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

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Toni Johnson
Communications Manager, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Community Outreach & Education
Email:  antonoinette.s.johnson@rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-235-4765

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

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

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Larry Katz, PHD
Senior Associate Director, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Program Leader, Community Outreach & Education
Email:  Iskatz@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3591

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Susan Keino, PHD
Professor, Department of Nutrition
Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research
Email:  susankeino@gmail.com

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Ian Keith
Chef Manager, Rutgers Dining Services
Rutgers Dining Services
IFNH Culinary Leadership Team
Email:  ian.keith@dining.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-8045

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Judy Keller, BS, MMPA
IFNH Event Coordinator
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Executive Assistant to the Director
Email:  judy.keller@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3647

Photo of Joanne Kinsey, MS, CWWS.

Joanne Kinsey, MS, CWWS
Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Community Outreach & Education
Email:  jkinsey@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  609-625-0056

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David Krol, M.D.
Medical Director, NJ Healthy Kids Initiative
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
New Jersey Healthy Kids Initiative
Email:  david.krol@SEBS.Rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3648

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

Photo of Melodee Lasky, MD.

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

Photo of Edmund Lattime, PHD.

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

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

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

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

Photo of Kerri Likakis, MS RD, CPT.

Kerri Likakis, MS RD, CPT
Wellness Nutritionist
RWJ Barnabas Health
IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research
Email:  kerrirossi@aol.com

Photo of Gwendolyn Mahon, PHD.

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

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

Photo of Shailja Mathur, MS, Med, RDN.

Shailja Mathur, MS, Med, RDN
Sr. Program Coordinator, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Community Outreach & Education
Email:  shailja.mathur@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3598

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Amy Mathys, BS
Business Specialist
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Email:  mathys@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3675

Photo of Felicia McGinty, PHD.

Felicia McGinty, PHD
Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
Rutgers Student Affairs
IFNH Leadership Advisory Board
Email:  felicia.mcginty@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-8576

Photo of Kenneth McKeever, PHD, FACSM.

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

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

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Doug Mehan, JD
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Rutgers University Foundation
RUF Development Liaision
Email:  dmehan@winants.reutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-2352

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

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

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Daryl Minch, Med, CFCS
County Agent, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Community Outreach & Education
Email:  minch@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  908-526-6295

Photo of Tamara Minko, PHD.

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

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Barbara Mintz, MS RD
System Senior Vice President, Healthy Living and Community Engagement
RWJ Barnabas Health
IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research
Email:  bmintz@barnabashealth.org

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Moses Mokaya, MSc
Professor, Department of Nutrition
Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research
Email:  mokaya@moi.edu.ky

Photo of Christopher Molloy, PHD, RPH.

Christopher Molloy, PHD, RPH
Senior Vice President, Research and Economic Development
Rutgers Universtiy
IFNH Leadership Advisory Board
Email:  molloy@oldqueens.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5663

Photo of Kathleen Morgan, DMH, DTR.

Kathleen Morgan, DMH, DTR
County Agent, Chair-Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Community Outreach & Education
Email:  morgan@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3604

Photo of Xenia Morin, PHD.

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

Photo of Michelle Moscato.

Michelle Moscato
Senior Program Coordinator, SNAP-Ed
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Community Outreach & Education
Email:  moscato@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9359

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Joseph Nickels, PHD

School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
IFNH Center for Lipid Research
Email:  jnickels@venenumbiodesign.com
Phone:  609-786-2870

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

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Peggy Policastro, PHD, RD
Nutritionist, Rutgers Dining Services
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Director, Behavioral Nutrition/Student Ambassador Program
Email:  peggyp@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5447

Photo of Sharese Porter, PHD, MPH,CHES.

Sharese Porter, PHD, MPH,CHES
Sr. Program Coordinator, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Community Outreach & Education
Email:  sharese.porter@rutgers.edu
Phone:  609-265-5051

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

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

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

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

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

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Usha Ramakrishnan, PHD
Vice Chair and Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health
Emory University
IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research
Email:  uramakr@emory.edu

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

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

Photo of Marilou Rochford, PA, CFLE.

Marilou Rochford, PA, CFLE
Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Health Sciences
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Community Outreach & Education
Email:  rochford@njaes.rutgers.edu
Phone:  609-465-5115 Ext 609

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Troy Roepke, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Behavioral Nutrition
Email:  ta.roepke@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9454

Photo of Diana Roopchand, PHD.

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

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Brent Ruben, PHD
Distinguished Professor of Communication and Executive Director Rutgers Center for Organizational Development and Leadership
IFNH Member at Large
Email:  bruben@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3968

Photo of Harini Sampath, PHD.

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

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Yvette Schlussel, PHD
Research Scientist, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Community Outreach & Education, Food Policy, Law & Ethics
Email:  schlusse@rci.rutgers.edu
Phone:  732-599-9596

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

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Susan Shapses, PHD
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
IFNH Center for Digestive Health, IFNH Center for Health and Human Performanace, One Nutrition
Email:  shapses@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9403

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

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

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

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Stavroula Sofou, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Rutgers School of Engineering
IFNH Center for Lipid Research
Email:  stavroula.sofou@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-6568

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

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

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

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Carla Taddei, PHD
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Microbiology
University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research
Email:  crtaddei@usp.br

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

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Jennifer Tomesko, DCN,RD, CNSC
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
One Nutrition
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
IFNH Center for Lipid Research
Email:  tumer@aesop.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6359

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Kathryn Uhrich, PHD
Professor, Department of Chemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
IFNH Center for Digestive Health
Email:  keuhrich@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-0361

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David Vicario, PHD
Department of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences
IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research
Email:  vicario@psych.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-2907

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

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

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

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

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