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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

Ana Cristina Lindsay

Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition
University of Massachusetts Boston
United States

Ock K. Chun

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Connecticut
United States

Jacque Nyenhuis

Assistant Professor
Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
St. Catherine University
United States

Zhiping Yu

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
University of North Florida
United States

Yao Olive Li

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

PUNAM OHRI-VACHASPATI

Associate Professor
School of Nutrition and Health Promotion
Arizona State University
United States

Rebecca Blake

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

SIBYLLE KRANZ

Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition Science
Purdue University
United States

Jyotsna Sharman

Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Human Performance
Radford University
United States

Jerrad F Legako

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