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Lina Begdache

Assistant Professor

Health and Wellness Studies


  • ACEND Accredited Dietetic Internship, The Sage Colleges
  • Certified Nutrition Specialist-Scholar
  • Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist
  • Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist


  • BS, American University of Beirut
  • MS, SUNY Buffalo
  • PhD, Binghamton University

Research Interests

  • Nutrigenomics
  • Nutrition and mental distress
  • Microbiota


  • Outstanding reviewer, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2018
  • Certificate of Appreciation, New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2018
  • Certificate of Recognition, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2014
  • Outstanding Dietetic Student in Dietetic Internship, New York State Dietetic Association, 2014
  • The National Scholars Honor Society, Magna Cum Laude, 2008
  • Graduate Research Day Award, Binghamton University, 2008
  • Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award, Binghamton University, 2006
  • Annette Rachman Scholarship Award, University at Buffalo, 1996, 1997

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