PI: Sheau Ching Chai, PhD, RD

 

Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral Health & Nutrition
323 Tower at STAR
scchai@udel.edu
Tel: 302-831-7345
Department website

Research Interests

  • Functional foods (phytochemicals) and dietary antioxidants in prevention of chronic disorders/conditions; Dietary and lifestyle factors and their impact on chronic diseases; Nutritional and lifestyle interventions

Education

Post-doctoral, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
PhD, Florida State University, 2010
MS, Oklahoma State University, 2005
Dietetic Internship, Oklahoma State University, 2003
BS, Oklahoma State University, 2002

Courses

NTDT 305 Nutrition in the Lifespan
NTDT 400 Macronutrients
NTDT 368 Junior Special Topics
NTDT 468 Senior Special Topics
NTDT 611 Advanced Macronutrient Metabolism

Selected Awards and Honors

1. GNLD/PhenHRIG Young Investigator Award. Plant Phenolic and Human Health Research Interest Group, American Society for Nutrition, Experimental Biology Annual Meeting 2011, Washington, DC, 2011
2. Graduate Student Leadership Award, Florida State University, 2010
3. Second Place Winner in Oral Presentation, College of Human Sciences (CHS) Research and Creativity Day, Florida State University, 2010
4. National Institute of Health Training Award for Dietary Supplement Research Practicum, 2009
5. Outstanding Graduate Scholar Award, Golden Key International Honour Society, Florida State University, 2009
6. First Place Winner in Poster Presentation, CHS Research and Creativity Day, Florida State University, 2009
7. Third Place Winner in Poster Presentation, CHS Research and Creativity Day, Florida State University, 2008