Dr. Sapna Batheja is an Assistant Professor and Program Director of the MS/RD program in the Department of Food and Nutrition Studies at George Mason University. Batheja’s research interests are how to leverage technology to create dietary behavior changes and impact overweight and obesity. Additional research interests include evaluating the level of acculturation and intergenerational differences in dietary habits among Black Americans and Latino Americans.
As a Registered Dietitian, Batheja has had extensive experience in a variety of DC-based community settings, including schools, policy, and grant management. Before coming to Mason, Batheja was an Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator for the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at Howard University.