Pamela Sullivan, Interim Chair
Pamela Sullivan, MSN, RN, FNP, Interim Chair
HSHW, Room 2.226A, Telephone:(956)665-5264, Email: email@example.com
Dr. Bahram (Bob) Faraji, Coordinator, Professor
Bahram Faraji, Dr. PH, RD, LD, Coordinator, and Professor
HSHW, Room 1.102B, Telephone: (956) 665-3221
Bahram Faraji is Coordinator and Professor of Dietetics and Nutrition in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics in the College of Health Sciences and Human Services at The University of Texas-Pan American. He obtained his Doctor of Public Health degree in Nutritional Science from UCLA and did two years of post-doctoral fellowship in the same institution. He taught at three California State University System campuses, including California State University-Los Angeles, before coming to UTPA in 1995. He is also a Registered and Licensed Dietitian.
Dr. Faraji's research interests include nutritional assessment, zinc nutrition, as well as other trace elements such as selenium, iron, and chromium. His ongoing research projects include nutritional assessment of children and adults in the Rio Grande Valley area, and relationship between dietary intake and breast milk content of trace elements in WIC women. He has published in the areas of zinc bioavailability, zinc supplementation, selenium dietary intake and assessment, and nutritional assessment.