Southern Institute for Food, Nutrition and Wellness

The purpose of the Southern Institute for Food, Nutrition and Wellness is to bring together teams of faculty, staff and students with a diverse background and education, experienced and stakeholder oriented to work on serious but preventable health problems in our state. 

The State’s needs for research, knowledge, and educational programs that address:

  1. development of healthy foods
  2. food safety
  3. access to fresh produce at all times
  4. health promotion
  5. disease prevention

The Institute will draw on the strengths of the entire university as it physically co-locates and strategically aligns the diverse competencies and deep capacity of Southern University to address society's major unmet health problems.

Southern Institute for Food, Nutrition and Wellness Request for Applications

Dr. Fatemeh Malekian

Director, Southern Instititue for Food Science, Nutrition and Wellness
Certified Food Scientist (CFS)
Professor, Food Science
Program Leader, Food Science and Nutrition
Lead Trainer, FSMA Produce Safety Rule
Southern University Agricultural Land-Grant Campus
181 B. A. Little Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Ph: 225-771-0251
Fax: 225-771-4464 

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