Nutrition & Dietetics

Mardi Parelman, MS, PhD.

Mardi Parelman, MS, PhD.

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: School of Nutrition & Dietetics
Office: Schrank Hall South 210H
Phone: 330/972-5428
Email: mparelman@uakron.edu


  • Bachelor of Science in English Literature and Communication & Performing Arts from Northern Michigan University
  • Master of Science in Human Nutrition from Kansas State University
  • Doctorate in Nutritional Biology with a minor area of study in Immunology from theUniversity of California, Davis

Research Accomplishments

  • Anti-inflammatory and immune modulating potential of phytochemicals
  • Low-grade, chronic inflammation and other immune perturbations associated with
    overweight and obesity, particularly in children and young adults
  • Bone development

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Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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