Celine Heskey

Celine Heskey, DrPH MS RD, is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition, and program director of the MPH Nutrition programs in the School of Public Health at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California. She completed her undergraduate and graduate work in dietetics, and human nutrition respectively, from Andrews University. In 2014 she completed a DrPH in Nutrition at Loma Linda University, with a focus on applying nutrition epidemiological methods. Her recent and current research activities evolve around the effects of various nutrients and foods, including n-3 fatty acids, nuts, and avocado, on adiposity and cardiometabolic health in the Adventist Health Study-2 population. Prior to working as a professor, Dr. Heskey worked as a Clinical Dietitian for Florida Hospital – Altamonte, and Loma Linda University Medical Center. She worked to provide nutrition assessments and medical nutrition therapy for individuals with a variety of health conditions including obesity, diabetes, neurological disorders, cancer, cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and gastrointestinal disorders.