Dr. Anne Davis is assistant professor of nutrition and dietetics and director of the accredited didactic undergraduate program in dietetics. She comes to the University of New Haven from the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, CT where she was the director of the nutrition graduate program and a fellow of the Institute for Autism and Behavioral Studies. Anne’s doctorate of philosophy degree in public health is from Temple University and her research focused on infant temperament as a risk factor for excess infant intake and weight gain. Her Masters of Science degree in allied health is from the University of Connecticut, dietetic internship diploma from Saint Louis University and Bachelor of Science degree in food and nutrition is from the University of Maine.
Anne has been a registered dietitian for over 30 years and has practiced pediatric nutrition in the academic, clinical, industry, and research settings. She has designed and executed multi-center international clinical trials in maternal and pediatric nutrition and managed clinical trial budgetsin excess of 5 million dollars. She has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles, authored, 10 book chapters, co-edited three pediatric nutrition textbooks, presented over 40 invited presentations and is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Currently, she is serving as an Evidence Abstractor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Health and Human Services Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020 Development Project for Birth to 24 Months and Pregnancy (B-24/P).