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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Nutritional Sciences 709  

Nutritional Sciences 709

Degree Programs Offered:Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Associate Professor Dawn L. Brasaemle, 133 Thompson Hall, Cook Campus (732/932-6524)

Members of the Graduate Faculty

John D. Bogden, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Seton Hall
Trace element nutrition and toxicology

Dawn L. Brasaemle, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)
Biology of neutral lipid storage and release

Robert E. Brolin, Professor of Surgery, St. Peter's University Hospital; M.D., Michigan
Treatment of medically severe obesity; intestinal ischemic disease

Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Extension Specialist in Family and Consumer Science, CC; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State Nutrition education; health promotion and communication; health literacy

Wendie S. Cohick, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Cornell Hormonal regulation of mammary gland biology and lactational physiology

Joseph L. Dixon, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison) Lipoprotein metabolism; lipid metabolism in diabetes and obesity

Julie M. Fagan, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Arizona
Oxidative damage; antioxidant defense on aging and disease processes

Ronaldo P. Ferraris, Associate Professor of Physiology, UMDNJ-NJMS; Ph.D., Hawaii (Manoa)
Gastrointestinal physiology; membrane transport of nutrients; intestinal function/dysfunction in aging

Hans Fisher, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Illinois
Tryptophan and serotonin metabolism in the brain, with special reference to alcoholism and behavior

Peter J. Guarnaccia, Professor of Human Ecology, CC; Ph.D., Connecticut Anthropology of foods and health

Daniel Hoffman, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Tufts
Early nutrition, obesity, diabetes, undernutrition in utero and during early childhood

Barry W. Jesse, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Michigan State Nutritional biochemistry of ruminant livestock

Debra P. Keenan,Associate Extension Specialist, CC; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State
Nutrition education

Debra L. Laskin, Professor of Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Medical College of Virginia
Mechanisms of immune cell activation; role of inflammatory cells in the pathogenesis of tissue injury

Soo-Kyung Lee, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Cornell
Diet, obesity, health and acculturation among minority populations

Peter Lobel, Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Columbia
Protein targeting, mannose 6-phosphate receptors; cancer prognosis

Sue A. Shapses, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Columbia
Metabolism of bone and cartilaginous tissue; diet and human metabolism; osteoporosis

Adria R. Sherman, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State Trace elements; nutrition and immunity; developmental nutrition

T. Peter Stein, Professor of Surgery, UMDNJ-SOM; Ph.D., Cornell
Parenteral nutrition; protein metabolism

Nancy R. Stevenson, Associate Professor of Physiology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Nutrition and GI physiology curricular development

Judith Storch, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Columbia
Cellular lipid transport; structure and function of fatty-acid-binding proteins; gastrointestinal lipid absorption

Beverly J. Tepper, Professor of Food Science, CC; Ph.D., Tufts Regulation of food intake; cognitive factors in food choice; taste perception; changes in taste in disease

T.J. Thomas, Associate Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science Regulation of ornithine decarboxylase in autoimmune disease; phytochemicals and carcinogenesis

Malcolm Watford, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; D.Phil., Oxford
Glutamine metabolism; regulation of glutaminase gene expression

G. Terence Wilson, Professor of Psychology, GSAPP; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Assessment and treatment of weight and eating disorders

James E. Wohlt, Professor of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Illinois
Nutrient requirements for growth and lactation

John Worobey, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State Diet and behavior; infant and child nutrition and activity; eating disorders

Chung S. Yang, Professor of Chemical Biology and Pharmacognosy, EMSP;
Ph.D., Cornell Mechanisms of cancer prevention by dietary constituents, with particular interest in tea

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

Elaine A. Leventhal, Associate Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D.,
Wisconsin (Madison); Ph.D., Yale Geriatrics; chronic and acute illnesses; occult malnutrition in the elderly

Sarah L. Ralston, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., V.M.D., Pennsylvania
Equine clinical nutrition; stress and immune function; aging metabolism

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