Plant-Based Nutrition for Disease Prevention
Andrews Webinar: An Interview with Dr. Samara Sterling
Wed, July 1, 2020 @ 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Join us on Wednesday, July 1, at 2 p.m. EST for an interview-style webinar talk with Dr. Samara Sterling about preventing disease through plant-based nutrition. Dr. Samara Sterling serves as the research director for The Peanut Institute and has expertise in the use of plant-based nutrition for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. In her current role, she manages the research funded by The Peanut Institute and industry partners and develops research aims surrounding peanut nutrition research. She has worked as a researcher on a National Cancer Institute study where she studied the effects of nut consumption on health outcomes in a rural community. She has also served as a nutrition consultant for various community-based research projects. Active in the research community, she is a reviewer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Preventing Chronic Disease journal, as well as the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Stony Brook University, a Master’s degree from Andrews University, and a PhD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.