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  • Adjunct professor of Nutrition Education, Montclair State University (MSU).
  • Joint research team leader/grant writer for two MSU research projects.
  • Nutrition counselor: Hudson and Bergen Counties’ (New Jersey) Offices of Aging.
  • Assistantship to help establish MSU Biochemistry Research Laboratory.



  • MA Nutrition Education, Montclair State University, 2003.
    • Masters’ Thesis: High Oleic Peanut Oil Protects Against Free Fatty Acid-Induced Pancreatic beta-Cell Apoptosis

    • Graduate Assistantship, Chemistry/Biochemistry Department, 2002-2003.

  • MBA Business Management, St. John’s University, 1981.
  • BS Geological Oceanography, Southampton College, Long Island University, 1975.



  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ, (2003-present)
    • Courses: Introduction to Nutrition; Nutrition Laboratory.

    • MSU Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award: 2005.

    • Nutrition Intern, Erickson Retirement Community: Nutrition counselor, create/serve “Heart Healthy” recipes, create newsletter, 2002.

  • Joint research team leader/grant writer for funding two research projects (2003-present):
    • Diabetes prevention with high oleic peanut consumption (Biochemistry Department).

    • Nutritional value of hospital food (Food Management Department).

    • Designed system prototype for nutrition simulation of hospital food.

  • Lecturer, Rutgers University, Graduate School of Management, Newark, NJ. (2002)
    • Course: Business Communications.

  • Adjunct Instructor, Adult Degree Completion Program, Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY. (2000-2004)
    • Courses: Business Communications, Managerial Marketing, Business Ethics, Strategic Planning.

  • Director of Marketing, Wall Street Systems, Inc., (WSS), New York, NY. (1999)
    • Created new marketing division to strategically reposition the company, its products and services.

    • Used computer technology to manage creation, execution, optimization, and maintenance of 1st WSS web site.

    • Created 1st Senior Management Alert Bulletin, coordinated New York and London offices’ marketing.

  • Director of Marketing, SunGuard Treasury Systems (parent company of MCM), Fairfield, NJ. (1998-1999)
    • Enhanced company/product perception, expanded market share, solicited, completed and presented RFPs and RFIs.

  • Senior Vice President, Multinational Computer Models, Inc., (MCM), Fairfield, NJ. (1986-1998)
    • Designed and created computer database infrastructure to track and manage marketing/sales organization.

    • Established and managed total MCM marketing/sales organization.

    • Identified, participated in Fortune 100 corporate and Federal Government Agency presentations, e. g. Ford Motor Company, GE, AT&T, Intel, CIA, USDA, US Department of Defense.

  • Vice President, Director Cash Management, Central Trust Company, Irving Bank Corporation, Rochester, NY. (1984-1986)
    • Created Cash Management/International Trade Services Departments.

    • Chaired Irving Bank Regional Marketing Committee.

    • Participated in Central Bank’s Senior Commercial Marketing Committee.

  • Bank of Boston International, First National Bank of Boston, New York, NY. (1976-1984)
    • Built, marketed, enhanced international cash management products.

    • Supported The First National Bank of Boston Insurance Group’s international marketing efforts.


Conferences and Papers

  • Charles Feldman, Goutam Chakraborty, Taraneh Hazhin, Shannon Kane, Martin S. Ruskin, Jeffrey Toney, and Shahla Wunderlich. Nutrient content of peas served to patients: vitamin C is degraded during four stages of foodservice processing at two hospitals. Journal of Foodservice, 17, 135-142, 2006.


Organizations and Activities

  • Board member, United Nations Association of New Jersey, 2005.
  • Board member, New Jersey Division of Northwest Earth Institute, for Resource Sustainability Education, 2005.