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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

Laurel M Wentz

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University
United States

VICTORIA J VIEIRA-POTTER

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

Kathy K Isoldi

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition
Long Island University
United States

Jamie I. Baum

Assistant Professor
Department of Food Science
University of Arkansas
United States

Mridula Chopra

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

Rebecca Blake

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

Alireza Jahan-mihan

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

Kimberly B Myers

Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University
United States

Neeta Singh

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

PUNAM OHRI-VACHASPATI

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