Department Faculty

Photo: Tracy G. Anthony, Ph.D.

Tracy G. Anthony, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Email: tracy.anthony@rutgers.edu
Office: 166 Foran Hall
Phone: 848-932-6331

Research: Protein and amino acid metabolism; adaptation to cell stress by eIF2 and mTOR pathways; nutrition and exercise

Photo: Dawn L. Brasaemle, Ph.D.

Dawn L. Brasaemle, Ph.D.
Professor

Email: brasaemle@aesop.rutgers.edu
Office: 311-A Food Science & Nutritional Sciences Building
Phone: 848-932-6524

Research: Biology of neutral lipid storage and release

Photo: Paul Breslin, Ph.D.

Paul Breslin, Ph.D.
Professor

Email: breslin@aesop.rutgers.edu
Office: 305 Food Science & Nutritional Sciences Building
Phone: 848-932-6080

Research: Genetic basis of human oral perception and its impact on nutrient intake

Photo: Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Ph.D., RDN, FAND

Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Ph.D., RDN, FAND
Extension Specialist, Co-Director of Graduate Program

Email: bredbenner@aesop.rutgers.edu
Office: 211 Davison Hall
Phone: 848-932-0965

Research: Nutrition education; health promotion & interventions; environmental effects on dietary intake

Photo: Joseph L. Dixon, Ph.D., Associate Professor.

Joseph L. Dixon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Email: dixon@aesop.rutgers.edu
Office: 132 Thompson Hall
Phone: 848-932-9039

Research: Lipoprotein metabolism, coronary arteriosclerosis ;Dixon Laboratory

Photo: Hans Fisher, Ph.D.

Hans Fisher, Ph.D.
Professor II Emeritus

Email: fisher@aesop.rutgers.edu

Research: Alcohol metabolism, nutrient interactions and the alcoholic fatty liver syndrome

Photo: Nurgul Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

Nurgül Fitzgerald, Ph.D., RDN
Associate Professor / Extension Specialist

Email: nfitzgerald@njaes.rutgers.edu
Office: 229-A Davison Hall
Phone: 848-932-0981

Research: Community nutrition, chronic disease prevention and health promotion, diabetes

Photo: Peter Gillies, Ph.D., FAHA

Peter Gillies, Ph.D., FAHA
Director, New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health
Professor, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers University

Email: director@ifnh.rutgers.edu
Office: IFNH 220
Phone: 848-932-3500

Research: Nutrigenomics and the relationships between nutrition and metabolic syndrome disorders; New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health

Photo: Daniel Hoffman, Ph.D.

Daniel J. Hoffman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Email: dhoffman@aesop.rutgers.edu
Office: 228-B Davison Hall
Phone: 848-932-0890 / 848-932-0272

Research: Energy metabolism and body composition

Photo: Joshua W. Miller, Ph.D.

Joshua W. Miller, Ph.D.
Professor, Department Chair

Email: jmiller@aesop.rutgers.edu
Office: 107 Food Science & Nutritional Sciences Building
Phone: 848-932-5428
Fax: 732-932-6776

Research: B vitamins, homocysteine, and one-carbon metabolism; cognitive function and dementia in older adults; mammary development and cancer

Photo: Debra M. Palmer, M.Ed., Ph.D.

Debra M. Palmer, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Associate Extension Specialist and Director
New Jersey Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program (FSNEP)

Email: dpalmer@aesop.rutgers.edu
Office: 11 Suydam Street, 2nd Floor
Phone: 848-932-9853

Research: Nutrition education, food security

Photo: Salome P. Rao, Ph.D.

Salome P. Rao, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor
Email: salomeprao@aesop.rutgers.edu
Office: Suite 220
NJ Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health
61 Dudley Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Photo: Harini Sampath, Ph.D..

Harini Sampath, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers University

Phone: 848-932-0266
Email: sampath@aesop.rutgers.edu

Research: Oxidative DNA damage impairment to metabolic homeostasis, base excision repair of oxidative DNA damage influences metabolic health, relationships between changes in the diversity of the gut microbiome and metabolic and inflammatory diseases

Photo: Sue A. Shapses, Ph.D., RDN

Sue A. Shapses, Ph.D., RDN
Professor and Director, New Jersey Obesity Group

Email: shapses@aesop.rutgers.edu
Office: 111 Thompson Hall
Phone: 848-932-9403

Research: Osteoporosis, bone metabolism and obesity

Photo: Judith Storch, Ph.D.

Judith Storch, Ph.D.
Professor
, Co-Director of Graduate Program
Email: storch@aesop.rutgers.edu
Office: 311-D Food Science & Nutritional Sciences Building
Phone: 848-932-1689

Research: Cellular lipid transport, structure and function of lipid transport proteins, intestinal lipid transport and systemic energy metabolism

Photo: Barbara L. Tangel, M.S., RD

Barbara L. Tangel, M.S., RDN
Assistant Teaching Professor, Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics

Email: bltangel@rci.rutgers.edu
Office: 229-B Davison Hall
Phone: 848-932-0982

Photo: Malcolm Watford, D.Phil.

Malcolm Watford, D.Phil.
Professor

Office: 170 Foran Hall
Phone: 848-932-6263
Email: watford@aesop.rutgers.edu

Regulation of glutamine metabolism, glutaminase gene expression

Photo: John Worobey, Ph.D.

John Worobey, Ph.D., FAPA
Professor, Director of the Undergraduate Program

Email: worobey@rci.rutgers.edu
Office: 208 Davison Hall
Phone: 848-932-0937 / 848-932-0966

Research: Infant nutrition and behavior, children's diet and activity, eating disorders