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Riva E. Touger-Decker, PHD

Department : Clinical and Preventive Nutritional Sciences
Program/Division : Clinical Nutrition
Academic Title: Professor


Office Address:

Email: decker@shp.rutgers.edu


Education
Degree Degree Source Year Awarded
M.A New York University, School of Education 1983
PHD New York University 1992
Publications
Title Authors Where and When
Case Report: Transitioning to a mixed-oil intravenous lipid emulsion in an adult patient receiving home parenteral nutrition Bathgate JR, Matarese L, Ziegler J, Touger-Decker R published ahead of print 9/02/2019. Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 2019;00:1-14. DOI:10.1002/ncp.10387
Tooth Loss, the Eating Experience and Eating Related Quality of Life: Perceptions of Older Adults Zelig R, Jones VM, Touger-Decker R, Hoskin ER, Singer SR, Byham-Gray L, Rigassio Radler D, Rothpletz-Puglia P Journal of Dental Research: Clinical and Translational Research (JDR CTR). 2019; 4(3):217-228
The relationships between physical activity and cardiometabolic risk factors among women participating in a university based worksite wellness program Gottesman K, Rawal S, Touger-Decker R, Parrot JS, Radler, D Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine 2018; 60(12):1098-1107
Medical Nutrition Therapy for Symptom Management in Adults with Gastroparesis: A review of the evidence Fisher K, Touger-Decker R, Ziegler J Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2018; 33(4):320-34
Dentition and Malnutrition Risk in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Zelig R, Byham-Gray L, Singer SR, Hoskin ER, Fleisch Marcus A, Verdino G, Rigassio Radler D, Touger-Decker R Journal of Aging Research and Clinical Practice 2018;7:107-114
Impact of e-Learning or Blended Learning versus face-to-face learning in regards to physical examination skills, knowledge and attitudes among health professions students Tenison E, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2018; 33(3):259-70
Nutrition focused physical examination practices of registered dietitian nutritionists who have completed an in-person NFPE course Desjardins S, Brody R, Touger-Decker R Nutrition focused physical examination practices of registered dietitian nutritionists who have completed an in-person NFPE course
Use of Computer-Assisted Instruction for Teaching Nutrition-Focused Physical Examination to Dietetics Students: A Pilot Study Redgate J, Brody R, Marcus AF, Tomesko J, Gomes A, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2017;32 (3):219-228
The effectiveness of computer-assisted instruction to teach physical examination to students and trainees in the health sciences professions: A systematic review and meta-analysis Tomesko J, Touger-Decker R, Dreker M, Zelig R, Parrot JS Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development. 2017 4:1-11
Research interests and research involvement among US Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Boyd M, Byham-Gray L, Touger-Decker R, Marcus A, King C Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2016. 31(3):267-77
Associations between tooth loss, with or without dental prostheses, and malnutrition risk in older adults: a Systematic Review Zelig R, Touger-Decker R, Chung M, Byham-Gray L Associations between tooth loss, with or without dental prostheses, and malnutrition risk in older adults: a Systematic Review
Nutritional Status based on Body mass index is associated with morbidity and mortality in mechanically vented critically ill children in the PICU Bechard LJ, Duggan C, Touger-Decker R, Parrot JS, Rothpletz-Puglia P, Byham-Gray L, Heyland D, Mehta NM Critical Care Medicine. 2016. 44(8):1530-1537
Physical activity level is associated with maintaining anthropometric improvements among participants in a worksite wellness program Wanik J, Marcus AF, Radler DR, Byham-Gray L, Touger-Decker R American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. Published online before print January 3, 2016, doi: 10.1177/1559827615624420
Impact of evidence-based practice intervention on knowledge and clinical practice behaviors among registered dietitians Vogt AM, Byham-Gray L, Denmark R, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2016; 31(2):111-124
Knowledge and performance of dysphagia risk screening among registered dietitians in clinical practice Johnson S, Brody R, Marcus A, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2015; 30(4):302-313
Increased Physical Activity Leads to Improved Health-Related Quality of Life among Employees Enrolled in a 12 Week Worksite Wellness Program Macaluso S MA, Radler DR, Byham-Gray L, Touger-Decker R Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2015; 57(11):1214-1221. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000545
The eating experience in long-term survivors of head and neck cancer: A mixed methods study Ganzer H, Rothpletz-Puglia P, Byham-Gray L, Murphy B, Touger-Decker R Support Care Cancer. Published online 08 April 2015. DOI 10.1007/s00520-015-2730-9. 2015; 23(11):3257-68
Report from the Advanced-Level Clinical Practice Audit Task Force of the Commission on Dietetic Registration: Results of the 2013 Advanced –Level Clinical Practice Audit Mueller C, Rogers, D, Brody RA, Chaffee CL, Touger-Decker R Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2015; 2015; 115(4): 624-634
Developing an Advanced Practice Credential for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in Clinical Nutrition Practice Brody RA, Skipper A, Chaffee CL, Wooldridge NH, Kicklighter JR, Touger-Decker R Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2015; 2015; 115(4): 619-623
Improvements in Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Among Overweight and Obese Employees Participating in a University Worksite Wellness Program Radler DR, Marcus AF, Griehs R, Touger-Decker R Health Promotion Practice Published online before print November 10, 2014 http://hpp.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/11/08/1524839914558515 DOI: 10.1177/1524839914558515
Oro-facial pain and nutrition: a forgotten relationship? Durham J, Touger-Decker R, Nixdort DR, Rigassio-Radler D, Moynihan P Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. 2015;42(1):75-80
Dietary alterations in patients with oral vesiculoulcerative diseases Czerninski R, Zadik Y, Kartin-Gabbay T, Zini A, Touger-Decker R Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology 2014. 117:319-323
What clinical activities do advanced-practice Registered Dietitian Nutritionists perform? Results of a Delphi Study Brody RA, Byham-Gray L, Touger-Decker R, Passanante MR, Rothpletz Puglia P, O’Sullivan-Maillet J Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2014; 114(5): 718-733
A novel approach to oral health assessment training for dietitians in long-term care settings in Israel Brody R, Touger-Decker R, Radler D, Parrot JS, Rachman SE, Trostler N Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2014; 29(1): 57-68
Feeding tube use in patients with head and neck cancer Lewis, S. L., Brody, R., Touger–Decker, R., Parrott, J. S. and Epstein, J Head Neck. 2014; 36:1789-1795
Nutritional Management for Ostomates Willcuts, K, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2013; 28(4): 373-83
Perceptions, attitudes, knowledge and clinical use of evidence-based practice among US Registered Dietitians: A prospective descriptive pilot study Vogt EAM, Byham-Gray LD, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2013; 28(3): 283-94
Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Oral health and nutrition Touger-Decker R, Mobley C Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2013; 113(5):693-701
Influence of obesity on clinical outcomes in hospitalized children: a systematic review Bechard L, Rothpletz-Puglia P, Touger-Decker R, Duggan C, Mehta N JAMA Pediatrics. 2013; 167(5):693-701
Effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus LGG® and Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis BB-12 on health-related quality of life in college students affected by upper respiratory infections Smith TJ, Rigassio-Radler, D, Denmark R, Haley T, Touger-Decker R British Journal of Nutrition. 2012; 1-9
Case Study: Efficacy of Orlistat 60 mg treatment for weight loss Smith TJ, Walker L, Cummins D, Crombie A, Funderbunk L, Young A, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2012; 27(4): 339-347
Symptom burden in head and neck cancer: Impact upon oral energy and protein intake Ganzer H, Touger-Decker R, Parrot J, Murphy B, Epstein J, Huhmann M Supportive Care in Cancer; 2013; 21(2):495-503
Identifying components of advanced-level clinical nutrition practice: a Delphi study Brody RA, Byham-Gray L, Touger-Decker R, Passannante MR, O'Sullivan Maillet J Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2012; 112 (6): 859-869
Asthma and association with obesity and weight loss: A case report and review of the evidence Ghussen R, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2012; 27(2): 147-155
School-based interventions for overweight and obesity in minority school children Johnson T, Weed LD, Touger-Decker R J Sch Nurs. 2012; 28(2):116-23
Workplace weight loss program: Impact on quality of life Bruno M, Touger-Decker R, Byham-Gray L, Denmark R Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2011; 53912):1396-1403
The 2010 Commission on Dietetic Registration entry-level dietetics practice audit: Distinguishing between educational attributes Sauer K, Ward B, Rogers D, Mueller C, Touger-Decker R J Amer Diet Assoc. 2011; 111(11):1756-1761
Distinguishing entry-level RD and DTR practice: Results from the 2010 Commission on Dietetic Registration entry-level dietetics practice audit Ward B, Rogers, D, Mueller C, Touger-Decker R, Sauer K Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2011; 111(11):1749-1755
Impact for Continuing Education: Applying the Nutrition Care Process and Model and the International Dietetics and Nutrition Terminology for Dietitians in Long Term Care Zelig R, Byham-Gray L, Parrott J, Rigassio-Radler D, and Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2011; 26(3): 268-280
Entry-level dietetics practice today: Results from the 2010 Commission on Dietetic Registration entry-level dietetics practice audit Ward B, Rogers D, Mueller C, Touger-Decker R, Sauer K Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2011; 111(6): 914-41
Workplace Weight Loss Program; comparing Live and Internet Methods Touger-Decker R, Denmark R, Bruno M, O’Sullivan-Maillet J and Lasser N Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2010; 52:1112-1118
Nutrition focused physical examination in the professional practice of registered dietitians Stankorb, S, Touger-Decker R, Radler D Topics in Clinical Nutrition September 2010
The perceived benefits of master’s degrees in two samples of Registered Dietitians Rigby-Koutz J, Touger-Decker R, Brody R, Rigassio-Radler D, Khan H, Byham-Gray L, O’Sullivan Maillet J Topics in Clinical Nutrition 2010; 25
An Exploration of Quality of Life and the Experience of Living with Home Parenteral Nutrition Winkler MF, Wetle T, Smith C, Maillet J, Touger-Decker R J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2010;34:395
A review of characteristics of graduates in the allied health and nursing professions. Entry level and advanced practice Brody RA, Byham-Gray L, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition 2009; 24: 181-192
Physical Therapists’ Attitudes, Knowledge, and Practice Approaches Regarding People Who Are Obese Sack S, Rigassio Radler D, Mairella KK, Touger-Decker R, Khan H Physical Therapy 2009; 89: 804-815
Pyridoxal-5'-phosphate deficiency after intestinal and multivisceral transplantation Matarese LE, Dvorchik I, Costa G, Bond GJ, Koritsky DA, Ferraris RP, Touger-Decker R, O'Sullivan-Maillet JK, Abu-Elmagd, KM Am J Clin Nutr 2009 89: 204-209
Relationships among home parenteral nutrition, food and eating, and quality of life Winkler MF, Wetle T, Smith C, Maillet J, Touger-Decker R J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2009;33:230-231
Chemopreventive role of fruits and vegetables in oropharyngeal cancer Davidson TE, Touger-Decker R Nutrition in Clinical Practice 2009, 24 (2): 250-260
Effect of an oral health assessment education program on nurses’ knowledge and patient care practices in skilled nursing facilities Munoz N, Touger-Decker R, Byham Gray L, O’Sullivan Maillet J Spec Care Dentist 2009; 29:179-185
Survey of current job functions of renal dietitians Thelan B, Byham-Gray L, Touger-Decker R, O’Sullivan-Maillet J, Khan H Journal of Renal Nutrition 2009. 19(6):450-461
Perceived needs for graduate level clinical nutrition education for registered dietitians Tatum C, Touger-Decker R, Brody R, Byham-Gray L, O’Sullivan-Maillet J Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2008; 23: 320-332
Wellness in the Workplace: A 12-week wellness program in an academic health sciences center Touger-Decker R, O’Sullivan-Maillet J, Byham-Gray L, Stoler F Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2008. 23(3):244-51
Antioxidants and Asthma: A case report and review of the evidence Karpinski K, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2008. 23(3):259-67
An evidence-based approach to the nutritional management of head injury Brody R, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2008. 23(1):3-12
Impact of evidence based practice modules on perceptions, attitudes and knowledge of evidence-based practice among members of the dietitians in nutrition support and renal dietitians dietetic practice groups Parker AR, Byham-Gray L, Touger-Decker R, O’Sullivan Maillet J, Rigassio-Radler D Renal Nutrition Forum. 2008; 27: 1-10
The bits and bytes to advanced graduate degree programs. Rigassio Radler D, Touger-Decker R Nutrition in Clinical Practice 2007; 22(6):647-652
Evaluation of diet quality and weight status of children from a low socioeconomic urban environment supports “at risk” classification Langevin D, Kwiatkowski C, McKay MG, O’Sullivan-Maillet J, Touger-Decker R, Smith J, Perlman A Journal of the American Dietetic Association.2007; 107(11):1973-1977
Position of the American Dietetic Association: Oral health and nutrition Touger-Decker R, Mobley C Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2007; 107(8):1418-1428
Empowerment of Registered Dietitians who work in clinical positions Buckley L, O’Sullivan-Maillet J, Touger-Decker R, Von Hagen S Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2007; 22(1):9-19
Physical assessment skills for dietetics practice: The past, the present and recommendations for the future Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2006; 21(3):190-198
Obesity: It’s everybody’s crisis Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2006; 21(2):95-100
An overview of nutrition and diabetes management Horan K, O'Sullivan Maillet J, Wien M, Touger-Decker R, Matheson P, Byham-Gray L Topics in Clinical Nutrition 2006; 21: 328-340
Nutrition screening in oral health Rigassio Radler D, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2005; 20(3):181-188
Nutrition and oral health in older adults Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2005; 20(3):211-218
Functions Performed by Level of Practice of Registered Dietitian Members of the Diabetes Care and Education Dietetic Practice Group Green DM, Maillet JO, Touger-Decker R, Byham-Gray L, Matheson P Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 2005; 105(8):1280-1284
Dietary Supplements and Oral Health: Should the Dentist ask? Touger-Decker R Quintessence International. 2005; 36(4):287-292
Advanced practice doctorate in clinical nutrition: A new graduate degree option for Registered Dietitians Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2005; 20(1):48-53
Osteoporosis: The dentist’s role in assessing patient risk Touger-Decker R Quintessence International. 2005; 36(2):115-117
Advanced practice degree options: Practice doctorates in dietetics Touger-Decker R Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 2004; 104(9):1456-1458
Comparison of dysphagia screening by a registered dietitian in acute stroke patients to speech language pathologist’s evaluation Huhmann M, Touger-Decker R, Byham-Gray L, O’Sullivan-Maillet J, Von Hagen S Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2004;19(3):239-249
The new advanced clinical nutrition degree: The practice doctorate in clinical nutrition Touger-Decker R Nutrition. 2004; 20:494-495
Role of nutrition in dental practice Touger-Decker R Quintessence International. 2004; 35(1):67-69
PROP taster status and self-perceived food adventurousness influence food preferences Ullrich N, Touger-Decker R, O’Sullivan-Maillet J, Tepper B Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 2004; 104(4); 543-49
Dannon Institute Award Lecture: Nutrition in dental and medical education: Innovation through curriculum integration Touger-Decker R American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2004, 79(2): 198-203
Registered Dietitians’ use of physical assessment parameters in practice Mackle T, Touger-Decker R, O’Sullivan Maillet J, Holland, B Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 2004; 103(12):1632-8
Sugars and oral health Touger-Decker R, van Loveren C American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2003; 78 (suppl):881S-92S
Position of the American Dietetic Association: Oral health and nutrition Touger-Decker R, Mobley C Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2003;103:615-625
Clinical and laboratory assessment of nutrition status Touger-Decker R Dental Clinics of North America. 2003; 47(2):259-278
A survey of obesity management practices of pediatricians in New Jersey Allen M, Touger-Decker R, O’Sullivan-Maillet J, Holland B Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2003;18(1): (January) 3-12
Personal and professional practices of Registered Dietitians regarding soy Weitz L, Touger-Decker R, O’Sullivan-Maillet J, Holland B Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2002;17(4): (September) 27-37
Developing a continuum for lifelong learning Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2002; 17(3): (June) 1-9
The spoken menu concept of patient food service delivery Folio D, O’Sullivan-Maillet J, Touger-Decker R Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2002; 102(4):546-548
Diet and Nutrition: Bridging Mainstream Practice and Complementary and Alternative Medicine Touger-Decker R, Rigassio D Neurology Report. 2002;25(2):63-68
Dietary Fiber Intake in Patients with Myofascial Face Pain Raphael K, Marbach J, Touger-Decker R Journal of Pain, 2002;16(1):39-47
Nutrition education in health professions programs: A survey of dental, physician assistant, nurse practitioner and nurse-midwifery programs Touger-Decker R, Barracato J, O’Sullivan-Maillet J Journal of The American Dietetic Association, 2001;101(1):63-69
The effectiveness of dysphagia screening by an RD on the determination of dysphagia risk Brody R, Touger-Decker R, O’Sullivan-Maillet J Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 2000;100(9):1029-1037
Personal and professional practices regarding herbal medicine among the full time faculty of the Newark based schools of The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Dougherty K, Touger-Decker R, O’Sullivan-Maillet J Integrative Medicine. 1999;2(2/3), 57-64
Oral Manifestations of Nutrient Deficiencies Touger-Decker R Mt. Sinai Journal of Medicine. 1998;65 (5,6): 355-361
Preparing dietetics professionals for practice in the 21st century: How can educational programs respond to changes in health care Touger-Decker R Nutrition. 1998;14(6):535-539
Nutrition Education of Dental Students and Professionals Touger-Decker R, Gilbride J Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 1997;12(3):23-32
American Dietetic Association Position Paper: Nutrition and Oral Health Touger-Decker R, Mobley C Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 1996;96(2): 184-189
Improving Nutrition and Oral Health of Minority Urban Children: A Model University/Community Program Tucker A, Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 1994;9(2):49-58
Outcome Evaluation of a Dietetic Internship Program Touger-Decker R Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 1991;6(2):33 38
Nutritional Considerations in Rheumatoid Arthritis Touger-Decker R Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 1988;88(3):327 331
Awards
Award Year
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine 2012
Excellence in Research Award, School of Health Related Professions, UMDNJ 2008
Award for Process Improvement as Member of the NJDS Planning Committee, UMDNJ 2003
Excellence in Dietetic Education - The American Dietetic Association Foundation 2003
Award for Excellence in Medical/Dental Nutrition Education, American Society of Clinical Nutrition, The Dannon Institute 2003
Medallion Award, The American Dietetic Association 2001
Community Service Award, Department of General Dentistry, UMDNJ-NJDS 2001
Dale Rasmussen Award for Excellence in Medical and Dental Nutrition Education, Nutrition Educators of Health Professionals Dietetic Practice Group and Society for Teachers of Family Medicine 2000
Distinguished Dietitian of the Year Award, Greater New York Dietetic Association 1997
Distinguished Service Award-Dietitians in Nutrition Support, Dietetic Practice Group 1996
Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year, New York State Dietetic Association 1985
Research
Research Interests
Nutrition and Oral Medicine, Advanced practice in dietetics, Dietetics Education and Credentialling, Nutrition and Oral Health Outcomes Research, Orofacial Pain and Nutrition, International Dietetics and Nutrition Terminology
Research Grants
Title Sponsor Effective Dates Role
Helping to Build Healthcare Workforce Expansion in Botswana Rutgers Global Health Institute July 2019 Principal Investigator
An International Approach to Teaching Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment Rutgers Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs February 2014 to June 2016 Principal Investigator
Worksite Wellness: A Lifestyle Management Program Foundation of UMDNJ Bridge Grant August 2008–July 2009 Principal Investigator
Wellness in the UMDNJ Workplace: Lifestyle Management Program American Heart Association – Heritage Affiliate June 2006–June 2008 Principal Investigator
Worksite Wellness Foundation of UMDNJ May 2004–June 2006 Principal Investigator
Research Advances in CAM for Allied Health and Nursing NIH - NCCAM July 2003 Principal Investigator
A simulated approach to examination of the head, neck, cranial nerves and oral cavity using WebCT and CD-ROM UMDNJ AcITAC Mini-Grant 2003 Principal Investigator
Education Enrichment: A Web based Multidisciplinary Education Course on Complementary and Alternative Medicine UMDNJ Foundation June 2000 Principal Investigator
Use of CD-ROM in Lactation Education UMDNJ Foundation - Education Enrichment Grant 1997 Principal Investigator
Nutrition Assessment of the Geriatric Patient Using an Interactive CD-ROM UMDNJ - Educational Technology Grant 1996 Principal Investigator
The Impact of Diet Counseling on Diet Adequacy as a Component of Nutrition Risk Status in Denture Patients UMDNJ Foundation Grant 1994-1997 Principal Investigator
A User-Centered Approach to the Development of a Diet Education Tool for Older Adults with Tooth Loss Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Colgate Palmolive Fellowship in Nutrition May 2019-2021 Co-Investigator
A Two-Phase International Approach to Teaching Nutrition Focused Physical Examination Rutgers Global, Interdisciplinary Working Group Grant April 1, 2018- March 31, 2020 Co-Investigator
T.H.E.B.E.S.T.: Target Health, Eat Better, End Sitting Time 2016 Rutgers Nutrition, Food, and Dietetics Intramural Grant July 2016 – 2018 Co-Investigator
Exploring the Associations between Dentition Status, Nutritional Status, and the Eating Experience in Older Adults-A Mixed Methods Study Sackler Institute, New York Academy of Sciences January 2016-December 2018 Co-Investigator
Using a Train-the-Trainer Program on Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment of the Head, Neck, and Oral Cavity for Dietetic Educators and Preceptors An International Demonstration Study August 2012 to May 2016 Co-Investigator
Defining and Validating Advanced-Level Practice in Clinical Nutrition Among Registered Dietitians Clinical Nutrition 2010 Co-Investigator
Impact of Oral Health Assessment Training of Registered Dietitians On Implementing New Knowledge In Their Practice – A Pilot Study American Dietetic Association Foundation 2010 Co-Investigator
Relationship between metabolic syndrome and periodontal disease among U.S. adults UMDNJ Foundation 2009 Co-Investigator
Effect of Medical Nutrition Therapy on Overweight/Obese Older Adults Treated by the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging UMDNJ Foundation 2008 Co-Investigator
The Metabolic Effects of Almond Consumption in Adults with Pre-Diabetes Almond Board of California 2005 Co-Investigator
Point of Sale Buyer Information Network R43 AT001747-01 National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2004 Co-Investigator
Effect of Randomized Multivitamin-Mineral Supplementation of Standardized Assessment of Academic Performance in Elementary School Children The Healthy Foundation 2003 Co-Investigator
Food Fortification with Omega 3 Fatty Acids New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology July 2002-December 2003 Co-Investigator
Nutrition Services in Infectious Disease Practice at University Hospital, UMDNJ Ryan White, Title I, HIV Expansion Grant March 2002 Co-Investigator
The Relationship Between Use of Physical Assessment Competencies in Practice and Method of Learning of These Competencies by R.D.s Dietitians in Nutrition Support, Dietetic Practice Group of The American Dietetic Association July 2001 Co-Investigator
Nutrition Services in Infectious Disease Practice at University Hospital, UMDNJ Ryan White, Title I, HIV Expansion Grant March 2001 Co-Investigator
A Novel Weight Control Program for Overweight and Obese Seriously and Persistently Mentally Ill (SPMI) Adults on Atypical Antipsychotic Medication Eli Lilly. Healthy Living Times New Roman Co-Investigator
Development and Application of a Practice Based Approach to Assess Successful Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practice CDC 2000 Co-Investigator
Nutrition Services in Infectious Disease Practice at University Hospital, UMDNJ Ryan White, Title I, HIV Expansion Grant March 2000 Co-Investigator
Nutrition Services in Infectious Disease Practice at University Hospital, UMDNJ Ryan White, Title I, HIV Expansion Grant 1999 Co-Investigator
Development of a Web-based Course on Community and Public Health Nutrition UMDNJ School of Public Health Curriculum Challenge Grant 2002 Co-Investigator
Special Athletes - Special Smiles: A Health Care Project to Support the NJ Special Olympics UMDNJ Foundation Community Service Grant 1998 Co-Investigator
Breast Cancer Education UMDNJ - NJMS 1996 Co-Investigator/Consultant
Education Development Seminar Mead Johnson 1996, 1995, 1994 Co-Investigator
Development of a Computer Assisted Instruction in Clinical Nutrition for Health Professions Students New York University - Collaborator Curriculum Challenge Grant 1990-1991 Co-Investigator/Collaborator


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