Nutrition Science
       Featured Faculty and Staff --- Dr. Toyin Babatunde
Assistant Professor, Nutrition Science

Courses Taught:
Nutrition Science (NUT 2105), Cultural foods (NUT 1010) and Community Nutrition (NUT 4500).

Research and Personal Interests:
Interested in health promotion and disease prevention to assure a high quality of life in vulnerable populations, especially older adults and minority groups, with special focus on nutrition, general health, and well-being. Research activities focus on intervention research opportunities to promote optimal health in these populations and reduce health disparities, educating on healthy lifestyle and behavior change (improve nutrition and increase physical activity). 

BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Master of Public Health (MPH), University of the West Indies, Jamaica
PhD in Dietetics & Nutrition, Florida International University

What City, State, or Country are you originally from?
Lagos, Nigeria

Some type of quote you live by:
“Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” –Dana, John Cotton

Something interesting about yourself?
International experience – lived and practiced as a dietitian in Nigeria (home country), the Caribbean islands of Jamaica and the Bahamas before migrating to the US.

Loves to travel and learn about other cultures.


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