Nina Marinello, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Chair, Nutrition Science

Contact Info:   

Email: [email protected]                   
Phone: 518-244-2233
Office: Ackerman 301

Degree Information:

Doctorate in molecular biology, State University of New York at Buffalo   
Master’s of science in natural sciences, SUNY Buffalo               
Bachelor’s of science in biology, St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, NY       
Bachelor’s of science in nutrition, Russell Sage College, Troy, NY           


Certificate in adult weight management, American Dietetic Association                 Collegiate & Professional Sports Dietitians Association

Courses Taught:

SCI 120 Introduction to Nutrition Science

Major Areas of Interest:

Nutritional Genetics, Sports Nutrition and Weight Management


Columnist for the Albany Times Union newspaper, The Healthy Professor

Selected Invited Speaking Engagements:      

Annual Conference of the New York School Nutrition Association        
“Empower Yourself with Food,” Macedonia Baptist Church, youth       
      empowerment program, Albany, NY           
“Getting Back on Track,” SUNY Albany Employee Assistance Program         
“Food to Move,” New Scotland School Health Day, Albany, NY
“Sports Nutrition,” YMCA, Johnstown, NY                      
“DNA and the Dietitian,” Nutritional Concerns Conference, Albany       
     chapter of Cornell Cooperative Extension 
“Nutrigenomics,” Annual Meeting of the New York State Nutrition Council          

Professional Organizations:

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, The Sage Colleges, Troy, NY
American Dietetic Association
Collegiate & Professional Sports Dietitians Association


Lecturer in first year Founder’s Seminar


Consultant for UAlbany Department of Athletics


Cooking, theater, music