Ann Gaba

Ann Gaba earned her Ed.D in Nutrition Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and joined the CUNY faculty in 2008. Prior to that she worked as a Clinical Nutritionist at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. 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.

Her most recent contributions in this area were writing about Nutrition, Eating, and Feeding in: Huntington’s Disease: An Interdisciplinary Guide for Caregivers, Martha Nance MD, Editor. New York, Huntington’s Disease Society of America, and as a speaker at the 31st annual convention of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA).

Dr. Gaba is a recipient of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation’s Herbert D. and Nylda Gemple Research Award. She is author of three chapters of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ on-line Nutrition Care Manual, as well as research publications in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Nutritional Neuroscience, Topics in Clinical Nutrition, Global Journal of Health Sciences, and others.

Her teaching interests include nutrition education methods and pre-professional education and training in nutrition and dietetics.



  • MS in Health Education from Russell Sage College, Troy, NY
  • EdD in Nutrition Education from Columbia University, New York, NY


Research Interests

Nutrition education, experiential teaching and learning, diet and nutrition impacts on chronic diseases, nutritional factors in the prevention and care of movement disorders
Ann Gaba