Alumni

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Huiqi Zhuang, B.S.

Current position: Biostatistician and data analyst in Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System at the DC department of Health.

Margret Slavin, PhD

 

Current position: Assistant Professor at George Mason University

Saira Khan, PhD

Monica Whent, PhD, RD

 

Current position: Lecturer at University of Maryland College Park

 

Sarah Goff, RD, CNSC

 

Current position: Clinical Dietitian at Children's National Medical Center

 

Melissa Roberts, RD

Current position: Dietitian in Silver Spring, MD

 

Tom Barnes, MBA

 

Current position: Director of Operations at B'more Organic

 

Tina Yu, MBA

 

Current position: Innovation Manager at AUI Fine Foods

 

Caitlin Hickey, M.S.

 

Current position: Policy Analyst, Food Defense Team at FDA

 

Stefanie Corbin, B.S.

Current position: Quality Assurance Manager at Elite Spice

 

Jared Turetsky, B.S.

 

Current position: Food Scientist at Elite Spice

 

Vivian Nyugen, B.S.

Current position: Technical Sales/SQF at Elite Spice

 

Homer Nieto, B.S.

 

Current position: Food Scientist at Elite Spice

 

Marisa Tan, B.S.

 

Current position: Scientist, R&D Product Development at The Coca-Cola Company

 

Milo Li, B.S.

 

Current position: Scientist at the Coca-Cola Company

 

Melody Ge, M.S.

 

Current position: Sr. Consultant at Kestrel Management

 

Scott Chaplin, B.S.

Current position: Principal at SCMC Consulting

 

Abhinav Mishra, Ph.D.

Current positionAssistant Professor at University of Georgia

 

Jayme Leger, Ph.D.

Current position: Food Components and Health Laboratory at USDA

 

Isfahani Neda Sarafrazi, Ph.D.

 

Current position: General Health Scientist at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Maryam Ganjavi, Ph.D.

 

Current position: Lecturer at Morgan State University

 

Patrick Solverson, Ph.D.

 

Current positionResearch Associate Food Components and Health Laboratory at USDA

 

Heather Dolan, M.S.

 

Current positionSenior Food Technologist for Edward Marc

 

Chris Yu

 

Current position: Founder of Potomac Sprout Company

 

Miao Guo, Ph.D.

 

Current position: R&D FSRA Manager at PepsiCo, Asia Pacific

 

Zhenlei Xiao, Ph.D.

 

Current Position:Assistant Professor in Culinology, Agriculture, Culinology and Hospitality Management, Southwest Minnesota State University 

 

Ariel Bourne, B.S.

 

Current Position: Food Labeling Technologist, AdvancePierre Foods

 

Yangchao Luo, Ph.D.

 

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut 

Boce Zhang, Ph.D.

 

Current Position:  Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Lowell Clinical Laboratory and Nutritional Sciences Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology                               

Codex Team

 

Carolyn Chung (Codex Advisor), Leila Beker (US Delegate), Pamela Pehrsson (US Alternate Delegate), Cheryl Issa (Arnt, class of 94, Subject Matter Expert for Infant Formulas), Codex Meeting, Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses, Bad Soden, Germany, Nov 23-27.  All UMD graduates)

 

Armin Norouzi

 

Current Position: R&D Quality Manager at Ocean Spray Cranberries

 

Binetou C. Seck, PhD

 

Current Position: Diététicienne Nutritionniste at Nutridéal, Dakar Senegal 

 

Yang Pan, MD, PhD 

 

Current Position: Senior Scientist, Global Scientific & Regulatory Affairs at The Coca-Cola Company

 

Amy Anderson, PhD

 

Current Position: Faculty Research Assistant- Nutrition & Food Science 

 

Allison N Miner, PhD

 

Current Position: Quality Assurance Manager- Florida International University

 

Margaret Udahogora, PhD, RD

 

Current Position: Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)  Director and Lecturer - https://nfsc.umd.edu/undergraduate/programs/dietetics

 

Pamela Pehrson, PhD

 

Current PositionResearch Leader, Nutrient Data Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC),Agricultural Research Service (ARS), US Dept of Agriculture (USDA), Beltsville, MD 20705.