Rachel Novotny  , PhD RDN LD
Professor and Graduate ChairHuman Nutrition, Food, and Animal Sciences – College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Work Phone: 808-956-3848work Work Email: email@example.comINTERNET
child nutrition, growth, global nutrition, nutritional assessment
- Novotny R, Yamanaka AB, Dela Cruz R, Strasburger S, Boushey CJ, Butel J, Esquivel M,1 AflagueTF, Fleming T, Coleman P, Deenik J, Shallcross L,Wilkens LR. Food Group, Macronutrient Intake, and Metabolic Status in the US-Affiliated Pacific’s Children’s Healthy Living (CHL) Program. J Nutr, 2022; 152, (12):2898–2912
- Novotny R, Yamanaka A, Butel J, Boushey CJ, Dela Cruz R, Aflague T, Coleman, P, Shallcross L, Fleming T, Wilkens LR. Maintenance Outcomes of the Children’s Healthy Living Program on Overweight, Obesity, and Acanthosis Nigricans Among Young Children in the US-Affiliated Pacific Region: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(6):e2214802.
- Bailey RL, Ard JD, Davis TA, Naimi TS, Schneeman BO, Stang JS, Dewey KG, Donovan SM, Novotny R, Snetselaar LG, de Jesus J, Casavale KO, Pannucci T, Stoody EE. A Proposed Framework for Identifying Nutrients and Food Components of Public Health Relevance in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. J Nutr. 2021 May 11;151(5):1197-1204.
Recent GrantsFood System Resilience for Children’s Healthy Living (CHL Food Systems):A Center of Excellence. The major goal of this project is to develop a CHL Food Systems Model and simulation that will identify and test drivers of resiliency in food supply chains in order to decrease food wastage and increase food and nutrition security, healthful dietary patterns, and healthy body size among children across the US Affiliated Pacific insular area.USDA/NIFA/AFRI Grant 2021-68012-35899 PI Rachel Novotny
Current Graduate Students (Chair)
- Pauline McFall, PhD Nutritional Sciences. Child diet in American Samoa. Chair
- Rica Dela Cruz. PhD Public Health. Influences of Childhood Weight Status, Diet, and Physical Activity in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). Chair