Dr. Lana Zinger is a Professor of Nutrition, Public Health and Health Coaching. She is a well known author of many textbooks and peer reviewed research articles as well as a national speaker on health and
She holds a B.S. in Nutrition from NYU, a M.S in Nutrition and Physiology from Columbia University and a
Doctorate in Health and Behavior Studies from Columbia University. She is a Registered Dietitian with many years of clinical experience including obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, eating disorders and HIV/AIDS. She is an Exercise Physiologist and a Certified Health Educator.
Lana Zinger, EdD, RD has extensive experience in community health and nutrition. For over 20 years, she has worked as a fitness and nutrition consultant to athletes, individuals of all ages and various diseases and corporations to create wellness programs.
Lana is a text book author of Healthy Happy Long Life; Building Healthy Communities; Critical Issues in Health; Introduction to Public Health; A Descriptive Study of Medication Adherence Among HIV Patients and co-author of Nutrition: Apples to Zinc. She has published in peer reviewed journals and presented at national conferences on topics as: The Role of Nutrition and Disease, Prevention and Treatment of Obesity, Teaching Meditation and Compassion in an Urban Classroom and Implementing Service Learning to Increase Civic Engagement and To Build Healthy Communities. Lana is most proud of her peer reviewed article “Veterans Returning From War into the Classroom: How Can Colleges Be Better Prepared to Meet Their Needs.”
Lana finds balance through daily exercise, eating good fresh food, and best of all- enjoying her family and friends.