The Public Health program welcomes Dr. Amir Alakaam to the team! Dr. Alakaam has a Ph.D. in Nutrition and Food Systems, an M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics, and is also a physician with an M.B.Ch.B. in Medicine and General Surgery from Iraq. We are excited to have him as an Associate Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics in our Department of Health and Human Performance. Currently, he is teaching the Public Health & Community Nutrition course to our second year MPH students. Dr. Alakaam has a variety of research experiences including nutrition education intervention through farmer’s markets and breastfeeding practices in the US. For more information, please visit Dr. Alakaam’s MPH faculty profile page.