Dr. Swain is Associate Professor and Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD). 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 served on the FDA's Food Advisory Committee and is currently a member of the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) Board.
His educational activities focus on food chemistry/food science, environmental nutrition and food systems sustainability, clinical nutrition/medical nutrition therapy, advanced human nutrition, and research development. James also serves as an advisor and mentor to students and colleagues.
Clinical nutrition/diet therapy; MNT in oncology
Mineral absorption - hematology/anemia