Joachim Sackey is an assistant professor in the Department of Clinical and Preventive Nutrition Sciences at Rutgers’ School of Health Professions. He is a nutritional epidemiologist with interests in food insecurity, HIV-related comorbidities associated with poor diet, and nutrition issues among racial and sexual minorities. He currently conducts research in Newark, New Jersey, and Botswana.
He teaches “Global and Public Health Nutrition,” which is a core course for students in the entry-level M.S. in clinical nutrition program at the School of Health Professions and for students in the M.P.H. nutrition concentration at the School of Public Health.
Sackey received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in nutritional epidemiology from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and an M.Phil. degree in dietetics from the University of Ghana.
- Rutgers Around the World Podcast Features Core Faculty Member Joachim Sackey — The nutritional epidemiologist discusses food insecurity from multiple perspectives, including different definitions of the term, its social and environmental influences, and the related global disparities.
- Summer Updates: Rutgers Community Members Discuss Their Global Health Activities — When it comes to global health, there is no off season. This summer, Rutgers faculty, students, and staff have been involved in diverse projects that address health inequities, both in the U.S. and internationally.
- A Healthy Serving of Nutrition Knowledge — Students in the School of Health Professions course “Global and Public Health Nutrition” are learning to recognize how determinants of health, health disparities, and accessibility of resources influence nutrition status for diverse populations.
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