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Sung Eun Choi, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
Department of Family, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
Queens College, CUNY, Remsen Hall 305 A
65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing NY 11367-1597

Phone: (718) 997-4169
Fax: (718) 997-4163
Email:sungeun.choi@qc.cuny.edu

Education

Ph.D., Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea in Food Science (1999)

M.S., Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea in Food Science (1993)

B.S., Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea in Food and Nutritional Sciences (1991)

Experience

Dietetic Intern, Department of Nutrition, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2007-2008)

Postdoctoral Researcher & Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2004-2008)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara (2003-2004)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Screening & Toxicology Center, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, South Korea (2000)

Research Interest

Food Sensory Science with Nutritional Science

Publications

Choi, S. E. (in press, 2014). Racial differences in the effect of 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) intensity and food liking on body mass index between African Americans and Asian Americans. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. DOI:10.1016/j.jand.2013.11.015.

Choi, S. E. (2013). Chapter 3: Sensory Evaluation. In S. Edelstein (Ed.), Food Science: An Ecological Approach. (ISBN:978-1-4496-9477-7) Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publisher.

http://www.amazon.com/Food-Science-An-Ecological-Approach/dp/1449694772

Malin, S.K., Nightingale, J., Choi, S.E., Chipkin, S.R., Braun, B. (2013). Metformin modifies the exercise training effects on risk factors for cardiovascular disease in impaired glucose tolerant adults. Obesity (Silver Spring), Jan;21(1):93-100. Doi: 10.1002/oby.20235.

Choi, S.E . (2012). Optimum amounts of vegetables to flavor chicken head soup base. Korean Journal of Food Culture, 27(1), 57-65.

Choi, S.E . (2011). Optimization of preparation conditions and analysis of food components for chicken head soup base. Korean Journal of Food Culture, 26(5), 468-477.

Grants

Choi, S.E. (2012). Comparative analysis on preparation method and acceptability for soup stocks among different dietary cultures. ($18,523.66) Funded by the Youlchon Foundation Grant, Seoul, South Korea.

Choi, S.E. (2012). Comparison of health-related behaviors between regular hot chili pepper users and non-users. ($3,500) Funded by the Professional Staff Congress-City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 43 Grant.

Choi, S.E. (2011). Comparison of taste perception and food preference between meat eaters and non-meat eaters ($3,500). Funded by the Professional Staff Congress-City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 42 Grant.

Choi, S.E. (2010). Relationship of taste perceptions to eating patterns and risks of obesity among African-Americans and Asian-Americans ($3,500). Funded by the Professional Staff Congress-City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 41 Grant.

Choi, S.E. (2010). Healthy dietary practices in Northeast Asian culture ($5,000). Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Studies (AAPICS) Program, Asian/American Center, Queens College

Choi, S.E. (2010). Funded for the Conference Presentation ($325) by William Steward Travel Award, City University of New York.

Courses Taught

FNES 307 W: Experimental Foods (undergraduate class)

FNES 796 & 797: Research in FNES I & II (graduate class)

FNES 101: Science of Foods (undergraduate class)

Course Developed

FNES 390.3: Healthy dietary practices in Northeast Asian culture

Licenses and Certifications

Registered Dietitian – Commission on Dietetic Registration (2008)

ServSafeÒ Certification (2008)

Dietitian License in the Republic of Korea (1991)

Professional Associations

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society

Current Conference Presentations († indicates mentored QC student)

Lee, K. †, Choi, S.E. Comparison of genetic taste sensitivity to 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP), sweet taste preference, and sweet food intake between meat eaters and non-meat eaters. Annual Food & Nutrition Conference of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association), Houston, TX, October, 2013

Lee, Y.J.†, Choi, S.E., Relationship of college students’ residence to frequency of meal skipping and snacking pattern. Annual Food & Nutrition Conference of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association), Philadelphia, PA, October, 2012.

Choi, S.E. , Dell Italia R.T. Effect of acculturation on dietary behavior and body mass index among Asian Americans and African Americans in the NYC area. Annual Conference of New York State Dietetic Association, Rye Brook, NY, May, 2011.

Malin,S.K., Choi, S.E., Thistle, L., Braun, B. Effects of exercise training and/or Metformin treatment for 12 weeks on body weight and food intake in individual with prediabetes. Annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo of the American Dietetic Association, Boston, MA,

November, 2010.

Choi, S.E. , Malin,S.K., Devine, E.R., Braun, B. Effects of exercise training and/or Metformin treatment on body weight and food intake in individual with prediabetes. Annual Conference of Massachusetts Dietetic Association, Norwood, MA, March, 2010.

Morin, H.R., Devine, E.R., Choi, S.E., Wortsmann, J. L., Braunstein, N. S., Toong, K.K., Surtherland, D. Z. Does nutrition education decrease alcohol intake among college freshmen? Annual Conference of Massachusetts Dietetic Association, Norwood, MA, March, 2009.

 Sung Eun Choi, PhD, RD

Sung Eun Choi, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences
Queens College,CUNY,Remsen Hall 305A
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367
Phone - (718) 997-4169
Fax - (718) 997- 4163
Email - sungeun.choi@qc.cuny.edu


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