Publishing Nutrition Research: Yes, You Can!

Publishing Nutrition Research: Yes, You Can! | Young woman sitting down working on a laptop

Join Dr. Jinan Banna as she lays the foundation for your future in research!

  • Release Date: March 10, 2021
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This webinar was presented live March 10, 2021

Join Dr. Jinan Banna of the University of Hawaii as she lays the foundation for your future in research! Dr. Banna's overview of nutrition research and the process of research publication will serve as an accessible introduction to those new to research, and can help refresh the knowledge of more seasoned practitioners. Learn about various types of nutrition research studies, characteristics of publishable research studies, and the different types of articles that journals will accept. Come away from this event with a greater understanding of why nutrition research is so important and how you can pursue publication of your own studies!

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level 1

Performance Indicators:

  • 6.2.2 Demonstrates knowledge of research instruments and tools (e.g., surveys, interview tools) to support research initiatives.
  • 6.3.3 Obtains approval for research initiatives and follows established research code of ethics and policies.
  • 8.3.4 Enhances knowledge to foster career advancement.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define different types of research studies in the nutrition field
  2. Identify characteristics of publishable research studies and different types of articles journals may accept
  3. Explain the process of publishing and why it is important


Jinan Banna PhD, RD

Dr. Jinan Banna is Associate Professor at the University of Hawaii. She is a registered dietitian, and completed her dietetic internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Her research interest is in obesity prevention and developing tools to assess dietary intake, particularly in Spanish-speaking populations. In addition, her work focuses on aspects of sustainable food systems, such as food waste reduction.

Dr. Banna teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels such as Community Nutrition, Concepts in Nutrition Education, and Advanced Child and Adolescent Nutrition. She recently completed an assignment as a Fulbright Specialist at the Universidad VERITAS in Costa Rica.

  • Release Date: March 10, 2021