Nutrition for the Brain and Body

This is a particularly exciting time for nutritionists since so many individuals are taking responsibility for maintaining and enhancing their health. We are committed to the discovery of new information about the relationships between diet, physical activity, health and disease and the application of such knowledge to individuals, communities and entire populations.

Come join our team of experts in a hands-on interactive workshop where you can experience and learn how the Department of Nutrition Sciences at Drexel University is paving the way for future researchers and registered dietitians.

In this 90-minute guided open-house style event, you will learn about various aspects of nutrition sciences research. These include: measures of metabolic rate, body composition, brain activity, and advanced sports nutrition.

Speakers will include: 

  • Stella L. Volpe, PhD, RD, LDN, FACSM- Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences
  • Deeptha Sukumar, PhD- Associate Professor, Nutrition Sciences Department
  • Jennifer Nasser, PhD, RD- Associate Professor, Director of the PhD Program in Nutrition Sciences
  • Nyree Dardarian, MS, RD, LDN-  Assistant Clinical Professor;  Director – Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance;  Coordinator, Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway Nutrition Sciences Department
  • Arun Ramakrishnan
Event Details
  • Start Date
    October 15, 2019 12:00 pm
  • End Date
    October 15, 2019 1:00 pm
  • Venue
    • Drexel College of Nursing & Health Professions
  • Address
    1601 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102