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Lynn Marie Janas, PHD

Associate Professor, Chair

Dr. Lynn Janas is an Assistant Professor and Chair for the Department of Nutrition at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. In addition to extensive experience in online program curriculum development and teaching in the online classroom. She holds a Master Online Teaching Certificate from the University of Illinois, Illinois Online Network. Lynn completed her M.S. in Foods and Nutrition and Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. For her dissertation research, she conducted clinical studies of protein nutrition in infancy using the human milk-fed infant as a model for performance.

Before teaching at the University, Dr. Janas spent 8 years with the Pediatric Nutrition Group at Ross Products Division of Abbott Laboratories. She was responsible for clinical research trials using the human milk-fed infant as a model and she offered scientific support to the business. Her research areas included protein and amino acid requirements of healthy full term infants and the nutritional adequacy and clinical efficacy of formulas for infants with special nutritional needs.