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About Lynn S. Brann, Ph.D., R.D.

In addition to her academic duties, Dr. Brann serves as the Nutrition Education Coordinator and Member of the Board of Directors for Lion’s Camp Hickory day camp for children with type 1 diabetes. She coordinates and supervises nutrition students for the nutrition education component of the camp and is involved with the menu planning and evaluation.
Dr. Brann will begin serving as Chair-Elect of the Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in June of 2013. She is involved in two research collaborations (one with Upstate Medical University on a study of growth, development and health of female adolescent gymnasts compared to non-gymnasts; the other with a colleague in Public Health examining the environmental toxicants, race and cardiovascular disease risk in children) where she oversees the collection and analysis of dietary data.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
PhD, Human Ecology (Nutrition), The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (2003)
Master of Science, Nutrition Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (1999)
Bachelor of Science, Human Nutrition, University of Maine (1997)
AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (1996-present)
Maine Dietetic Association (1996-1997)
Tennessee Dietetic Association (1997-2003)
New York State Dietetic Association (2003-present)
Central New York Dietetic Association (2003-present)
Society for Nutrition Education (2001-present)
Nutrition Education for Children Division
American Society for Nutrition (1999-2004; 2008-2012)
Graduate Committee Member/Advisor (present)
Journal Reviewer (2005-present)

Positions

Present (1999-2000) Registered Dietitian, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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Present (2000) Instructor, Department of Nutrition, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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Present (1997-2002) Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Nurtrition, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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Present (2003) Graduate Teaching Assistant, Consumer Services Mangagment Department, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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Present (2003-present) Assistant Professor, Nutrition Science and Dietetics, Syracuse University
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Honors and Awards

  • Chancellor’s Award for Public Service. Nutrition Educators at Diabetes Camp. 2008, 2010 and 2011
  • Chancellor’s Award for Public Service. NSD 511: Nutrition Education. 2010, 2011, 2013
  • Nominated for Judith Seinfeld Distinguished Fellows Program 2008/2009
  • Nominated for the Meredith Teaching Recognition Award by colleagues in the NSD Department, 2009
  • Chancellor’s Award for Public Service. Nutrition Educators at Diabetes Camp. 2008
  • Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association, Published Research Award for 2006
  • 2005 Margaret Dullea Simko Award for Excellence at a Clinical Poster Session First Runner-Up
  • Chancellor’s Award for Public Service. Inter-Professional Learning Community of the College of Human Services and Health Professions (Co-Faculty). 2005
  • Student Research Award Winner
  • American Dietetic Association/Gerber Endowment in Pediatric Nutrition Scholarship, 2000
  • Nutrition and Food Science Memorial and Honor Fund Award awarded by the Department of Nutrition at the University of Tennessee, 2000
  • Outstanding Service as a Graduate Student awarded by the Department of Nutrition at the University of Tennessee, 2000
  • Hilton A. Smith Fellowship awarded by the University of Tennessee, 1999
  • Tennessee Outstanding Dietetic Student of the Year awarded by the Tennessee Dietetic Association, 1999
  • Outstanding Professional Promise as a Graduate Student awarded by the Department of Nutrition at the University of Tennessee, 1999


Contact Information

426 Ostrom Avenue, Room 214
Syracuse, NY 13244
Phone: (315) 443-4805
Email: lbrann@syr.edu

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