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Karen R. Brinker

Sheau Ching Chai, PhD, RD

Assistant Professor
Behavioral Health & Nutrition
030 Carpenter Sports Building
302-831-7345
scchai@udel.edu

 

 

 

 


Research Interests

  • Functional foods (phytochemicals) and dietary antioxidants in prevention of chronic disorders/conditions
  • Dietary and lifestyle factors and their impact on chronic diseases
  • Nutritional and lifestyle interventions

Education

  • Post-doctoral, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
  • PhD, Florida State University, 2010
  • MS, Oklahoma State University, 2005
  • Dietetic Internship, Oklahoma State University, 2003
  • BS, Oklahoma State University, 2002

Courses

  • NTDT 201 Food Concepts
  • NTDT 305 Nutrition in the Lifespan
  • NTDT 400 Macronutrients
  • NTDT 468 Senior Special Topics
  • NTDT 611 Advanced Macronutrient Metabolism

Selected Awards and Honors

  • GNLD/PhenHRIG Young Investigator Award. Plant Phenolic and Human Health Research Interest Group, American Society for Nutrition, Experimental Biology Annual Meeting 2011, Washington, DC, 2011
  • Graduate Student Leadership Award, Florida State University, 2010
  • Second Place Winner in Oral Presentation, College of Human Sciences (CHS) Research and Creativity Day, Florida State University, 2010
  • National Institute of Health Training Award for Dietary Supplement Research Practicum, 2009
  • Outstanding Graduate Scholar Award, Golden Key International Honour Society, Florida State University, 2009
  • First Place Winner in Poster Presentation, CHS Research and Creativity Day, Florida State University, 2009
  • Third Place Winner in Poster Presentation, CHS Research and Creativity Day, Florida State University, 2008

Link to CV (pdf)

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