Tracy Anthony

Associate Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Key topics: Protein in the diet, protein and exercise

Tracy Anthony's research interests include protein and amino acid metabolism, and how nutrients and exercise regulate growth mechanisms.

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William Bamka

County Agent II
Department of Agricultural and Resource Management Agents
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Key topics: Agriculture in NJ, small scale farming, horse pasture management, field and forage crops, and nutrient management

William J. Bamka is the Burlington County Agricultural and Resource Management Agent with Rutgers Cooperative Extension at the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. He has worked extensively on forage quality, nutrient management, water…

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Diane Holtaway

Associate Director - Business Development
Food Innovation Center

Key topics: Food trends, food marketing, business development, culinary expertise

Diane Holtaway, M.A., is the associate director of business development at the Food Innovation Center, which is part of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment station. The Food Innovation Center's goal is to stimulate and support sustainable…

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Sabiha Hussain

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Key topics: Lung health, cystic fibrosis

Dr. Hussain is a pulmonary and critical care physician, who is head of the Interventional Pulmonary Program as well as the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program. Her clinical research is in the area of cystic fibrosis as well as environmental exposure.…

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Joanna Kempner

Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Politics and science, pain, headaches and migraine, health and illness, sex research, NIH funding

Joanna Kempner's research focuses on areas where medicine, science, politics and gender collide. This research has taken two forms—much of her work focuses on the politics of pain medicine, especially migraine and cluster headache. She also…

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Jonathan McCoy

Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Key topics: Severe Sepsis & Septic Shock Resuscitation; Therapeutic Hypothermia after Cardiac Arrest

Starting medical training many years ago as an EMT provided Johathan McCoy a different perspective of acute care. After completing medical school at Johns Hopkins, residency training in Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of…

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Kathleen Morgan

County Agent and Department Chair
Department of Family and Community Health Sciences
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Key topics: Nutrition; women's health; osteoporosis research and education; obesity phytonutrients; functional food; and the medicinal use of herbs.

Kathleen Morgan, M.ED, DTR is the chair of the family and community health sciences department. She has been a family and community health sciences educator with Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension since 1993. Ms. Morgan has received her…

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Debra Palmer

Extension Specialist Nutritional Science
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Key topics: Nutrition education for people of limited resources, food safety, household food security, obesity

Debra Palmer, Ph.D., is a nutrition specialist whose research interests surround issues related to the effective delivery and evaluation of nutrition education for limited-resource people. 

Palmer is the state's Expanded Food…

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Donald Schaffner

Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist
Department of Food Science
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Key topics: Food safety; germs; bacteria in food; E. coli; Salmonella; hand washing; 5 second rule

Dr. Donald W. Schaffner is Extension Specialist in Food Science and Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University. His research interests include quantitative microbial risk assessment, predictive food microbiology, handwashing and cross-…

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