Editorial Board Member - JNH
Dr. Gaba received her BS degree in Community Nutrition from Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology; an MS in Health Education from Russell Sage College, and Ed.D from Teachers College, Columbia University. She worked as a Clinical Nutritionist at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (New-York Presbyterian Hospital) for more than 18 years, and during that time served as a clinical preceptor for over 100 dietetic interns. She has also been the consultant nutritionist at the Columbia University Medical Center Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence.
Her research area is studying nutritional factors that impact the incidence and progression of neurological disorders. She was the recipient of the 2003 American Dietetic Association Foundation’s Herbert D. and Nylda Gemple Research Award. She is the author of 3 chapters of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Nutrition Care Manual, on nutrition care for people with movement disorders. She also co-produced and appeared in “Food for the Fight”, an educational DVD for cancer patients and post-treatment cancer survivors. This DVD was a joint project of New-York Presbyterian Hospital, the American Institute for Cancer Research, and Ross/Abbott Nutritionals.
Dr. Gaba is currently Director of the Dietetic Internship Program at the City University of New York School of Public Health and Hunter College, and teaches the dietetic internship sequence of courses. She has also been a speaker in several web-cast conferences and at the AND annual meeting.
Nutrition education, experiential teaching and learning, and nutritional factors in the prevention and care of movement disorders.
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