Dr. Jyotsna Sharman

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Peters B141

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Dr. Sharman is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist. She earned her PhD in Foods & Nutrition from the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India and a Masters in Business Administration from Aspen University, Colorado. Her past professional experiences include working in the industry as a Clinical Dietitian and a Public Health Nutritionist, and in academia as the Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics and instructor for Medical Nutrition Therapy. Her current responsibilities include teaching Introduction to Nutrition, Nutrition Assessment, Nutrition in Life Cycle, and Community & Cultural Nutrition. 

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently recognized her as a Fellow for accomplishments and significant contributions to the profession. Dr. Sharman is a national Program Reviewer for the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), and has received recognition by ACEND for her services. She was also recently selected by Radford University’s Honors Academy as an Honors Faculty Fellow. 

She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics Practice-Based Research Network, and two Dietetics Practice Groups: Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors, and Vegetarian Nutrition. She serves on the Editorial Board of three peer-reviewed journals: the Journal of Nutrition and Health, the SM Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, and the Journal of Nutrition and Health Systems. Her current research interests include obesity prevention, public health nutrition, botanicals in disease treatment and prevention, nutrition informatics, and technology in nutrition education.