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NinaMarinelloNina  Marinello

University at Albany

Nutrition and health; nutrition and athletic performance; weight management; nutrition education; and nutrition and genetics.

Campus phone: (518) 442-5445
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Nina Marinello is an experienced research scientist and educator, with degrees in biology and nutrition science and a Ph.D. in molecular biology. Her interests include the role of nutrition and genetics on health, athletic performance and weight management. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) and has received the ADA Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management. In addition to being UAlbany's Coordinator of Sports Nutrition in the Department of Athletics, she answers nutrition and wellness questions in a bi-weekly column, "The Healthy Professor," in the Times Union. She also serves on the Nutrition Science Advisory Board at the Sage Colleges.