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Faculty Andrea P. Boyar

E-Mail Address:
Phone Number: 718-960-8084
Office Number: Gillet Hall, Room 421A
Rank: Associate Professor
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Cornell Univ.

Andrea Boyar, Associate Professor of Dietetics, Foods, and Nutrition (DFN) in the Department of Health Sciences, and Director of the undergraduate Didactic Program in Dietetics, is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist with the State of New York. She has worked previously on projects investigating the use of dietary changes to prevent recurrence of breast cancer. Her research interests include the use of dietary supplements for chronic disease prevention, and dietary modifications for health improvement. She was the Principal Investigator of a USDA grant designed to develop online instruction in the DFN programs at Lehman. She is an avid gardener, and loves to cook.

Academic Interests:

  • Cancer and nutrition, dietary supplements.

Selected Publications:

  • Ventura Marra, M and Boyar AP. Position of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrient Supplemention. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 109, 2073-2085, 2009.