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James H.  Swain, PhD, RD, LD, FAND

James H. Swain, PhD, RD, LD, FAND

Associate Professor and Director Dietetics Program (DPD)

james.swain@case.edu 216-368-8554 (o) 216-368-6644 (f)

Dr. Swain is Associate Professor and Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD or DP). He is Past-President of the Greater Cleveland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (GCAND), Past-Chair of the Research Dietetics Practice Group (R-DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), and Past-Chair of the Vitamin and Mineral Research Interest Section (VM-RIS) of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). He has also served on the FDA's Food Advisory Committee and currently is a member of the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) Board of Directors, as well as a program accreditation reviewer. His educational activities focus on food chemistry/food science, medical nutrition therapy, advanced human nutrition, and research development. His research focuses on mineral absorption, hematology/anemia, and diet therapy in oncology. Dr. Swain also serves as an advisor and mentor to students and colleagues.

Primary Faculty Appointment:
Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine, CWRU
Director - Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics, Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine, CWRU

Secondary Appointments:
Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Center for Global Health and Diseases, CWRU

Post-Doctoral Fellow
United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service
Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center

PhD
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Food Science and Human Nutrition

Dietetic Internship
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Food Science and Human Nutrition

MS
California State University, Northridge, CA
Nutrition/Dietetics

BS
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Biological Sciences

My research focuses on mineral absorption, hematology/anemia, and diet therapy in oncology.