Roberta Durschlag, PhD

Roberta P. Durshlag, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Programs in Nutrition
635 Commonwealth Ave
(617) 353-7488
1973 BS, Cornell University (Biology/biochemistry)
1978 PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana (Nutrition)
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Courses Taught

  • HS 783 Metabolic Regulation
  • HS 777 Nutritional Assessment
  • HS 797 Clinical Nutrition Research Seminar
  • HS 811 Practicum: Nutrition
  • HS 251 Human Nutrition Science
  • HS 785 Research in Clinical Nutrition
  • HS 704 Issues in Clinical Nutrition Practice

Scholarly and Practice Interests

  • Nutrition and food needs of food pantry clients


Selected Publications

Butler SC, Books AJ, Stimets SA, Durschlag, RP. Description and Evaluation of a Healthy Dining Initiative at a Large University. American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, October, 2007.

Selected Grant Activity

2006-present BU Information Technology Grant (PI), Creation of a Web Site to Accompany the Sargent Choice Program

2008-present Sargent College Dean’s Fund, Assessment of Nutrition and Food Needs of Food Pantry Clients

Professional Activities

2008-present Nutrition Program Advisory Committee, Jewish Family and Children’s Services, Waltham, MA

2008-present Board of Directors, Green Decade Newton

Awards and Honors

1973 BS with Distinction – Cornell University

1974-1975 U.S. Public Health Service Pre-doctoral Traineeship

1975-1977 University of Illinois Fellowship

1981-1982 National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

2007 Boston University, Sargent College Award of Merit

Licensing and Certification

1984-present Registered Dietitian, granted by the American Dietetic Association