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Priyanka Ghosh Roy PhD, RDN

Priyanka Chakraborty
Title: Assistant Professor/Didactic Program Director
Division: Health Studies
Unit: Nutrition & Dietetics
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 253
Office Phone: 815-753-6346
Office Fax: 815-753-1321
Email: pchakraborty@niu.edu

Courses Taught

  • FCNS 310: Applied Nutrition through the Lifecycle
  • FCNS 415: Medical Nutrition Therapy I
  • FCNS 416: Medical Nutrition Therapy II
  • FCNS 498: Professional Seminar in Family, Consumer, & Nutrition Sciences

Research Interests

  • Promoting dietary practices through nutrition education
  • Nutrition issues and needs of children with special needs, physical disability, interdisciplinary play group
  • Infant and young child feeding practices in developing countries
  • Global development, physical activity and nutritional status in children 
  • Food environment and subsequent health effects
  • Immigrant health disparities
  • Nutrition and health needs of underserved and vulnerable population
  • Food insecurity