Teresa Fung, ScD, RD

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Teresa Fung


Simmons University

Teresa Fung graduated from Cornell University with BS and MS degrees in Nutrition and from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health with a dual Doctor of Science in nutrition and epidemiology. She completed her dietetic internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She currently teaches nutrition at Simmons University as professor and director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics. Dr. Fung conducts epidemiologic research as adjunct professor of nutrition at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and has published over 40 original research papers, many characterizing the association of eating patterns with chronic diseases, especially the Mediterranean diet and the development of CVD, diabetes, cancer, and osteoporotic fractures. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Nutrition, a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and a panelist for the U.S. News and World Reports Best Diet rankings.


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