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Nahid Sistani, Ph.D., RD, LD

Education
           Doctor of Philosophy- Food Science/Nutrition (AAMU) 2002
           Dissertation: Nutrient Intake in Adults 50 Years Age and Older in the United States
           Master of Science-Food Science and Animal Industries (AAMU) 1990
           Thesis Title: Alleviation of Lactose Maldigestion by Different Dairy Products
           Bachelor of Science- Food Nutrition and Institutional Administration
                    (Oklahoma State University) 1983

Courses Taught at AAMU
          NHM 201L - Science of Food Preparation
          NHM 301L - Food Service Operations
          NHM 401 - Nutrition Capstone
          NHM 402L - Directed Field Experience
          NHM 412 - Special Problems
          NHM 501 - Maternal and Child Nutrition
          NHM 530 - Dietetics Capstone/Special Problems
          NHM 612 - Adolescent and Geriatric Nutrition
         

Scholarship Activities
           PI: Obesity intervention in High Risk Families Using Integrated
                 Approaches, 2010-2013
           PI: Determining the Nutrition Composition of Canola Green &
               Comparing its Nutritional Values to other Cruciferous Vegetables, 2005-2008
           PI: Impact of Nitrogen Soak Solution on Shitake Mushroom and Protein
                and Amino Acid Content 2001-2003

Service Activities   
          Registered Dietitian (RD) Alabama Dietetic Association Commission
                  on Dietetic Registration (1993)


Awards/Recognition 
          Outstanding Teacher Award- 2001, 2003, and 2008 (CALNS)
          Nominee for Food and Agricultural Science Excellence in College and
                   University Awards Program
          Nominated by North Alabama Dietetic Association for the
                   Outstanding Educator Award, 2013 and 2014

Memberships
           Member of North Alabama District Dietetic Association
           Member of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
           Member of Food Service Educators Network International
           Member of American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Other Information
           
Coordinator, Nutrition and Hospitality Management
          
Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics