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Certificate in the Didactic Program in Dietetics (D.P.D.)

Sari Edelstein, Ph.D., R.D.

Sari Edelstein, Ph.D., R.D.

Sari Edelstein, Ph.D., R.D.

Associate Professor of Nutrition

Sari Edelstein, Ph.D., R.D.

About

Dr. Edelstein's research interests are in the field of dietetics and nutrition, inclusive of systems and process management and food science. Dr. Edelstein came to Simmons College with 30 years of corporate experience, with many positions held in leadership roles. She is a prolific author, producing 10 nutrition text books in the last eight years. One of her text's, Nutrition in Public Health, has been adopted by the American Public Health Association which markets the book under their worldwide brand. Dr. Edelstein teaches foodservice systems and management, food science and sports nutrition private practice at Simmons. She is working with the Boston Public Schools to form student nutrition clubs, as well as the USDA concerning food insecure households.


Education

  • B.S., Dietetics and Nutrition. Florida State University.
  • M.S., Dietetics and Nutrition. Florida International University.
  • Ph.D., Higher Education Administration and Leadership. University of Florida.

Selected Peer Reviewed Articles

Edelstein, S, Chiu, D, Weber, L. (2010). "Reported Use of Eco-Friendly Products by Nutrition Professionals." Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 25 (4); pp. 272-279.

Fawkes K, Levy J, Terry K, Edelstein S. (2010). "Female College Student's Attitudes about Body Image and Food Labels and How They Affect Purchasing Behavior." Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 25 (2); pp. 165-171.

DeLoid L, Peabody A, Edelstein S. (2010). "Incidence of Nutritional Assessment, Intervention, and Follow-Up for Pediatric Patients with Cancer." Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 25 (1); pp. 3-8

Pollock G, Edelstein S. (2010). "Dietitian's Participation in Lactation Education." Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 25 (1); pp. 38-46.

Edelstein S, Silva N, Mancini L. (2009). "Obesity Bias Among Registered Dietitians by Using the Fat People-Thin People Implicit Association Test." Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 24 (1); pp. 67-72.

O'Donnell B, Edelstein S. (2009). "Dietitians' Perceptions of Adherence to a Gluten-Free Diet among Low-Income Individuals with Celiac Disease." Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 24 (1); pp. 82-89.

Edwards A, Minihan K, Shenton S, Washington J, Edelstein S. (2008). "Awareness of New Promotional Tools for Whole Grains Among Dietitians." Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 23 (1); pp. 56-62.

Bermani E, Pfeffer K, Edelstein S. (2008). "Renal Dietitian's Input on a Proposed Design for Potassium Education in Low Literacy Renal Failure Patients." Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 23 (1); pp. 47-55.

Edelstein S, Smith K, Worthington A, Gillis N, Kang S, Bruen D, Ho W, Gilpin K, Ackerman J, and Guiducci G. (2008). "Comparisons of Six New Artificial Sweetener Gradation Ratios with Sucrose in Conventional-Method Cupcakes Resulting in Best Percentage Substitution Ratios." Journal of Culinary Science & Technology, 5 (4); pp. 61-74.

Edelstein S and Gillis, N. (2008). "Perceptions of Dietitians on Director Management Background, Customer Satisfaction, and Clinical Nutrition Staff Participation in the Foodservice Department." Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 10 (4); pp. 103-112.

Edelstein S. (2007). "Measurement of Diversity Tolerance of Nutrition Professionals using the Tolerance of Ambiguity Scale." Topics in Clinical Nutrition, Vol 22, No 2, pp. 130-136.

Ben-Ari A, Fung T and Edelstein S. (2007). "Dietary Acculturation Process of Israeli Women Who Immigrated to the United States as Adults." Ecology of Food and Nutrition International Journal, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 13-36.

Books

Edelstein S (Ed.) (2013, in process.) Food Science; With Ecological Perspectives. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury:MA.

Edelstein S (Ed.) (2011.) Nutrition in Public Health, 3rd edition. American Public Health Association.

Sharlin J and Edelstein, S. (Eds.) (2010.) Essentials of Lifecycle Nutrition. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury:MA.

Edelstein S (Ed.) (2010.) Food, Cuisine and Cultural Competency for the Culinary, Hospitality and Nutrition Professions. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury:MA.

Herbold N and Edelstein S (Ed.s.) (2010.) Dietitian's Pocket Guide. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury:MA.

Edelstein S, Gerald B, Bushell T, Gundersen C. (2008.) Food and Nutrition at Risk in America. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury:MA.

Edelstein S and Sharlin J (Eds.) (2008.) Lifecycle Nutrition: An Evidence-Based Approach. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury:MA.

Edelstein S (Ed.) (2008.) Managing Food and Nutrition Services: For Hospitality, Culinary and Nutrition Professions. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury:MA.

Herbold N and Edelstein S (Ed.s.) (2007.) Rapid References for Nurses: Nutrition. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury:MA.

Edelstein S (Ed.) (2005.) Nutrition in Public Health, 2nd edition. Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury:MA.