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Journal of Obesity and Overweight

Editorial Board Member - JOO

Peter L. Bordi

Associate Professor
School of Hospitality Management
Pennsylvania State University
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Peter Bordi is working as an associate professor in the School of Hospitality Management. Founder and director of the Center for Food Innovation (CFI) in the Penn State School of Hospitality Management, He directs the only research-based food laboratory in the United States located within an academic hospitality program – which, in turn has positioned Penn State as the leading academic institution in terms of food research. CFI’s mission is clear – to develop research protocols that lead to the creation of new, healthier food products/delivery systems that improve health, prevent disease and enhance lifestyles. Each research protocol begins by adapting industrial food science models; includes assembling multidisciplinary research teams and developing strategic partnerships with end-users (i.e., consumers, government, food/foodservice industry); and, in most cases, involves conducting double blind studies.

 



RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Dr. Pete’s research focuses primarily on consumer acceptance of healthier, reduced-fat, Trans fat free oils, higher-protein food products. This research is part of a new scientific discipline integrating food and nutrition concepts that facilitate the inclusion of bioactive ingredients in food products in order to elicit specific health outcomes. Pete’s has a sabbatical at Disney this year developing healthier products for children ages 3- 9. Pete’s research grants total over 6.5 million dollars.





Other Editorial Board Members - JOO

ALI H. MOKDAD

Professor of Global Health
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
University of Washington
United States

TIFFANY STEWART

Associate Professor
Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC)
United States

RYSZARD PLUTA

Professor
Mossakowski Medical Research Centre
Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland

ASISH K. SAHA

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Boston University
United States

OMAR A. OBEID

Professor of Human Nutrition
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

ALI RAFE

Assistant Professor of Food Engineering
Research Institute of Food Science & Technology
Iran

QINGRONG HUANG

Professor
Department of Food Science
Rutgers University
United States

CARLOS ALBERTO NOGUEIRA DE ALMEIDA

Professor
Department of Paediatric Nutrition
Brazilian Association of Nutrology
University of Ribeirao Preto
Brazil

Charles C. Muscoplat

Professor
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota
United States

RIYADH KHUDHAIR LAFTA AL-JUBOORI

Professor
University of Washington
United States

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