She has also been the consultant nutritionist at the Columbia University Medical Center Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence and continues to write and speak about nutrition and HD.Dr. Gaba is a recipient of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation’s Herbert D. and Nylda Gemple Research Award and a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is author of three chapters of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ on-line Nutrition Care Manual, and two chapters in Communicating Nutrition: The Authoritative Guide, as well as research publications in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Nutritional Neuroscience, Topics in Clinical Nutrition, Global Journal of Health Sciences, and others.She joined the CUNY faculty in 2008, as Assistant Professor and Director of the Dietetic Internship at Hunter College.She became the founding director of the Nutrition and Dietetic Internship at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy in 2016.
EdD in Nutrition Education from Columbia University, New York, NY
MS in Health Education from Russell Sage College, Troy, NY
BS in Nutrition from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
BA in Psychology, History from Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences, Ithaca, NY
Nutrition education, experiential teaching and learning, workforce development in food and nutrition, diet and nutrition impacts on chronic diseases, and nutritional factors in the prevention and care of movement disorders