Seminar Speakers for 2016-17

Please note the location of each seminar.

Refreshments will be served one half hour prior to each seminar.

Date & Location Speaker / Institution Topic Host
Jan. 25, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Sally Radovick, M.D.
Child Health Institute of NJ, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
"Kisspeptin Regulation of Reproduction and Metabolism; Translational Studies of Human Disease and Mouse Models" Tracy G. Anthony, Ph.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Feb. 8, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Sara Campbell, Ph. D.
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Kinesiology & Health, Rutgers
"Exercise as a Lens to View the Microbiome and Intestinal Health" Sue A. Shapses, Ph.D., RDN
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Feb. 22, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Karen D'Alonzo, Ph.D., RN, APNC, FAAN
Assoc. Dean, Nursing Science & Assoc. Prof., Div. of Nursing Science, Rutgers School of Nursing
"Community Engaged Approaches to Research in Health and Nutrition" Debra M. Palmer, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
March 8, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Kathleen L. Keller, Ph.D.
Mark T. Greenberg Early Career Professor for Children's Health & Development, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences / Dept. of Food Science, Penn. State University
"A Brain-as-Predictor Approach to Understanding Individual Differences in Child Eating Behaviors" John Worobey, Ph.D., FAPA
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
March 22, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Robert J. Cousins, Ph.D.
Eminent Scholar
Boston Family Professor of Nutrition, Director, Center for Nutritional Studies, University of Florida
"Biology of the Zinc Transporter ZIP14" Malcolm Watford, D.Phil.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
March 28, 2017
12:30-1:30pm
FSNS 120
65 Dudley Rd.
Michael W. Hamm, Ph.D.
C.S. Mott Professor of Sustainable Agriculture, Dept. of Food Science, & Human Nutrition, Michigan State U.
"Dietary Guidelines and Sustainability" Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
April 5, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Susan Fried, Ph.D.
Director, Boston Nutrition & Obesity Research Center, Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Boston Univ. School of Medicine
"Remodeling Adipose Tissue to Maintain Metabolic Health" Judith Storch, Ph.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
April 18, 2017
9am-2:30pm
Cook Campus Center
Kevin Osteen, Ph.D.
Professor & Pierre Soupart Chair in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Vanderbilt Univ.

Sharon Donovan, Ph.D., RD
Professor & Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair in Nutrition & Health, Univ. of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
NEFS Symposium Graduate Student Organization
April 20, 2017
time TBD
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Alice Lichtenstein, D.Sc.
Stanley N. Gershoff Prof. of Nutrition Science & Policy, Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, Tufts Univ.
The Hans Fisher Lecture Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
May 3, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Cara Cuite, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor,
Dept. of Human Ecology, Rutgers
"Understanding Food Insecurity in New Brunswick" Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Ph.D., RDN, FAND
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers




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