• Additional Titles:Dietetic Internship Director
  • Education:BS, Food and Nutrition, Montclair State University
    MS, Clinical Nutrition, Boston University
    Dietetic Internship, New England Deaconess Hospital
    EdD, Boston University School of Education
  • Office:635 Commonwealth Ave, Room 419
  • Phone:617-353-7470

Courses Taught

  • HS366/566 Community Nutrition
  • HS201 Introduction to Nutrition
  • HS789 Theory and Practice in Nutrition Counseling
  • HS811 Nutrition Practicum
  • HS703 Dietetic Internship
  • Scholarly and Practice Interests:
  • Adult Obesity and Weight Management, Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Wellness, Lifestyle Changes, Food Safety, Nutrition Communications (Media)

Book Publications

  • Blake, Joan Salge. Nutrition &You, 2nd Edition, 2011. San Francisco: Pearson Education, Inc./Benjamin Cummings.
  • Blake, Joan Salge.  Nutrition & You: Core Concepts to Good Health. 2010, San Francisco: Pearson Education, Inc./Benjamin Cummings.
  • Blake, Joan Salge, Munoz, Kathy, D., Volpe, S.  Nutrition: From Science to You, 2009 (In Press).  San Francisco: Pearson Education, Inc./Benjamin Cummings.
  • Blake, Joan Salge. Nutrition &You, 2007.  San Francisco: Pearson Education, Inc./Benjamin Cummings.
  • Blake, Joan Salge, Eat Right The EASY Way, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1991.

Creative Works and Published Articles

  • Ahneman, W, and Salge Blake, J. Spring 2010. Yogurt in the Clinic. ADA Times, American Dietetic Association.
  • Salge Blake, Joan. 2010 Nutrition Tips for You. San Francisco: Pearson Education, Inc./Benjamin Cummings.
  • Salge Blake, Joan. 2008  Lecture Teaching Tips, DVD,  San Francisco: Pearson Education, Inc./Benjamin Cummings.
  • Salge Blake, Joan, 2008.  Get Real and Nutrition Sleuth Online, Interactive Internet Tools. San Francisco: Pearson Education, Inc./Benjamin Cummings.
  • Salge Blake, Joan,   2004 Great Ideas in Teaching Nutrition. 2004.  Benjamin Cummings Publications for Nutrition Professors.
  • Salge Blake, Joan, 2008. Family Meal Makeover.  All You Magazine.
  • Salge Blake, Joan.  2004.  Vegetarian Diets.  The Food Network.
  • Salge Blake, Joan 2004.  Low Calorie Diets.  The Food Network.
  • Salge Blake, Joan 2004.  Low Fat Diets.  The Food Network.
  • Salge Blake, Joan 2004.  Low Cholesterol Diets.  The Food Network.

Selected Presentations

  • Health Matters Virtual Conference: Joan Salge Blake presents The Myth of the Freshman 15. Hosted by Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College,  (September 17, 2015).
  • Salge Blake, J“Working with the Media.” Massachusetts Dietetic Association Media Workshop. Boston University, Boston, MA. November 4, 2011.
  • Salge Blake, J“Your Diet and Longevity: Food for Thought,” Boston Globe sponsored Boomers and Seniors Seminar, World Trade Center, Boston, MA, October 30, 2011.
  • Salge Blake, J. and Robarts, J. “Creating a Dynamic Application.” Massachusetts Dietetic Association, Student Chapter, Boston, MA, October 2011.
  • Salge Blake, J. “Winning the Weight Loss Battle: Science-Based Strategies that Work!” Boston University School of Medicine, September 1, 2011.
  • Salge Blake, J“Eating 101.” Boston University, RYSOP, Boston, MA. August 31, 2011.
  • Salge Blake, J“When Food Becomes Your Medicine: Functional Foods.” New York Dietetic Association, Buffalo, NY. January 15, 2011.
  • Salge Blake, J“Nutrition & Your Patients.” Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. January 7, 2011.
  • Salge Blake, J. and Robarts, J. “Creating a Dynamic Application.” Massachusetts Dietetic Association, Student Chapter, Boston, MA, November 2010.
  • Salge Blake, J“Winning the Weight Loss Battle: Science-Based Strategies that Work!” Boston University Alumni Association, New York, NY., October 2, 2010.

Professional Activities

  • 2007-present Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Media Spokesperson
  • 2006-2007 Liaison to COP and Areas, Massachusetts Dietetic Association Board
  • 2005-2006 Liaison to COP and Areas-Elect, Massachusetts Dietetic Association Board
  • 2004-2005 Chairperson, Nominating Committee, Massachusetts Dietetic Association Board
  • 2003-2004 Nominating Committee, Massachusetts Dietetic Association Board
  • 2002-2003 Nominating Committee, Chairperson, Massachusetts Dietetic Association Board
  • 2001-2002 Elected, Nominating Committee, Massachusetts Dietetic Association Board
  • 1999-2001 Elected, Director of Education, Massachusetts Dietetic Association Board
  • 1984-present Member of the American Dietetic Association and Massachusetts Dietetic Association.

Awards and Honors

  • Whitney R. Powers Teaching Excellence Award, 2019
  • American Dietetic Association’s Outstanding Dietetic Educator, 2007
  • Whitney Powers Excellence in Teaching Award, Sargent College of Health
  • Rehabilitation Sciences, 2001.
  • Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year, Massachusetts Dietetics Association

Consulting Activities

  • Private practice and consultant to the restaurant industry

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