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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

Jamie I. Baum

Assistant Professor
Department of Food Science
University of Arkansas
United States

Yanyan Li

Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences
Montclair State University
United States

Mridula Chopra

Senior Lecturer
School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
University of Portsmouth
United Kingdom

Angela Myracle

Assistant Professor
School of Food and Agriculture
University of Maine
United States

IRENE HATSU

Assistant Professor
Department of Human Science
The Ohio State University
United States

Kimberly B Myers

Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University
United States

DAVID R. BLACK

Professor Emeritus
Department of Health and Kinesiology
Purdue University
United States

Antonio Sanchez-Pozo

Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II
University of Granada
Spain

Rebecca Blake

Director of Nutrition & Food Services
Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center
United States

Dayong Wu

Associate Professor
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Tufts University
United States
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