NJHKI Director of Culinary Literacy & Nutrition, Peggy Policastro, PhD, was quoted in US News & World Report in an article about family meals. “By teaching kids to cook, they shop differently, fill their plates differently and consider the impact on their environment differently,” said Dr. Policastro. Dr. Policastro emphasized, “Watching cooking is not the […]
NJHKI Presents at Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior meeting
NJHKI Program Administrator Dr. Erin Comollo, EdD presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) on July 28, 2019 in Orlando, FL. Dr. Comollo presented NJHKI’s goals, objectives and most current activities.
NJHKI Partnership Addresses Physical Literacy of 8th Graders
In an effort to capture the unique qualities of athletic development and to maximize impact on the health of today’s youth, the Center for Health and Human Performance (CHHP) developed a multi-faceted pilot program, funded by a grant from the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and in cooperation with the New Jersey Healthy Kids Initiative. The […]
NJHKI Presents Grand Rounds to Rutgers Family Medicine
NJHKI Medical Director Dr. David Krol, MD, MPH, FAAP presented a grand rounds lecture to the Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Family Medicine and Community Health on June 11, 2019. Dr. Krol discussed various oral health issues throughout the lifespan, and discussed the role that nutrition plays in the development of tooth decay.
NJHKI Co-PI named to Journal of Nutrition Editorial Board
NJHKI Co-Principal Investigator, Dr. Daniel Hoffman, PhD, was named to the Journal of Nutrition editorial board. The Journal of Nutrition, the official publication of the American Society of Nutrition (ASN), is the premier journal in the nutrition field. The Journal publishes peer-reviewed original research papers covering all aspects of experimental nutrition in humans and other […]