Jinan Banna, PhD, RD, CDN

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Jinan Banna

Associate Professor

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Dr. Jinan Banna is an Associate Professor at the University of Hawaii. She is a registered dietitian and completed her dietetic internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Her research interest is in obesity prevention and developing tools to assess dietary intake, particularly in Spanish-speaking populations. In addition, her work focuses on aspects of sustainable food systems, such as food waste reduction. Dr. Banna teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels such as Community Nutrition, Concepts in Nutrition Education, and Nutritional Epidemiology. She recently completed an assignment as a Fulbright Specialist at the Universidad VERITAS in Costa Rica.


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