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Journal of Nutrition and Health Sciences

Editorial Board Member - JNH

Alex Kojo Anderson

Associate Professor
Department of Foods and Nutrition
University of Georgia
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Alex Kojo Anderson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Foods and Nutrition, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, the University of Georgia. He holds an MPH and Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut, where he completed his dissertation research that examined the efficacy of peer counseling in the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding in low-income minority communities in Hartford, Connecticut. Dr. Anderson’s research focuses on maternal and child nutrition and young child feeding. He also has strong interest in international nutrition especially in developing countries. Dr. Anderson has worked on studies evaluating the effect of infant feeding on maternal and infant body composition in the United States and also in Ghana. His current research focuses on assessing the impact of pregnancy weight and body composition changes on pregnancy outcome and risk for obesity in mothers and their newborns. He also directs a summer service-learning program to Ghana with students from the University of Georgia, and engage in students in nutrition and health screening and education of populations in selected communities.



RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Breastfeeding promotion and support
  • Early childhood feeding and obesity
  • Nutrition, weight gain and body composition changes during pregnancy and pregnancy outcome
  • International nutrition




Other Editorial Board Members - JNH

Deeptha Sukumar

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition Sciences
Drexel University
United States

VICTORIA J VIEIRA-POTTER

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
University of Missouri
United States

Ann Gaba

Assistant Professor
City University of New York
United States

CARMEN CASTANEDA SCEPPA

Associate Professor
Department of Health Sciences
Bouvé College of Health Sciences
Northeastern University
United States

Meijun Zhu

Assistant Professor
School of Food Science
Washington State University
United States

Neeta Singh

Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition
University of the Incarnate Word
United States

Nahla Al-Bayyari

Assistant Professor
Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Al-Balqa Applied University
Jordan

Jerrad F Legako

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Sciences
Utah State University
United States

Sheila Barrett

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition
Northern Illinois University
United States

Yao Olive Li

Assistant Professor
Department of Human Nutrition & Food Science
California State Polytechnic University
United States
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