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.

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH 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
IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: Director, IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance, IFNH Center for Digestive Health, IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education and Research

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Community Outreach & Education

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research

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

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive Health

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive 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
IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: Program Leader, Childhood Obesity, IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research

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

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

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid 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:  mariagloria.dominguezbello@rutgers.edu
IFNH Affiliation: Microbiome in Human Nutrition and Health

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Community Outreach & Education

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive Health

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research, One Nutrition, Community Outreach & Education

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

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

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

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Administration

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Christopher Gunning, BS, RDN
Nutritionist, Rutgers Health Services
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  cgunning@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-3684
IFNH Affiliation: Program Leader, Health Information Technology for the 21st Century

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive 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
IFNH Affiliation: Director, IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research, IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive Health

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research

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

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive Health

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

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

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

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: New Jersey Healthy Kids Initiative

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Yan 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
IFNH Affiliation: Microbiome in Human Nutrition 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
IFNH Affiliation: Director, Cook/Douglas Health Center

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Community Outreach & Education, 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
IFNH Affiliation: Food Systems

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Ronald Levine, Esq
Herrick, Feinstein LLP Law Firm, Litigation
IFNH External Advisory Board
Email:  rlevine@herrick.com
Phone:  609-452-3801
IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research

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

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

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

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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
IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Program Leader, One Nutrition, IFNH Center for Digestive Health

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive Health

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

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Program Leader, Food Systems

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

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

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

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

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Jonathan Potter, PHD
Dean
School of Communication and Information
Email:  jonathan.potter@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9360
IFNH 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
IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive Health

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Loredona Quadro, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Food Science
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  lquadro@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-5491
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research, IFNH Center for Digestive Health, IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & 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
IFNH Affiliation: The Child Health Institute of New Jersey, New Jersey Healthy Kids Initiative, IFNH Leadership Advisory Board

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance, Community Outreach & Education

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Food Systems and Agriculture

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Behavioral Nutrition

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive Health

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research, Center for Digestive Health

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Food Systems

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive Health, IFNH Center for Health and Human Performanace, One Nutrition

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Community Outreach & Education

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research, Food Systems

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research, IFNH Center for Digestive 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
IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Digestive 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research

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Jennifer Tomesko, DCN,RD, CNSC
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Email:  tomeskje@shrp.rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-972-8667
IFNH Affiliation: One Nutrition

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH 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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research

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

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research, IFNH Center for Digestive Health

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Health and Human Performance

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Program Leader, Childhood Obesity, IFNH Center for Childhood Nutrition Education & Research

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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
IFNH Affiliation: IFNH Center for Lipid Research

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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
IFNH Affiliation: Microbiome in Human Nutrition and Health