Eastern Michigan University

Rubina S. Haque

Associate Professor

324 Marshall




Coordinated Program in Dietetics - Wayne State University

Ph.D. (Nutrition and Food Science) - Wayne State University

M.S. (Nutrition and Food Science - Wayne State University

Teaching Interests

Classes Taught

Dr. Haque teaches Medical Nutrition Therapy and Advanced Topics in Nutrition, on-campus and on-line

DTC 330 Medical Nutrition Therapy I - On-Campus/On-Line
DTC 370 Medical Nutrition Therapy II - On-Campus/ On-Line
DTC 470 Medical Nutrition Therapy IV - On-Campus/ On-Line
DTC 422 Nutrient Metabolism-Micronutrients: On-Campus/On-Line
DTC 528 Sports Nutrition - On-Line
DTC 358 Food and Culture - On-Line
DTC 618 Advanced Topics in Nutrition
DTC 628 Medical Nutrition Therapy: -Advanced Topics-On-Line

Selected Presentations and/or Publications

Oral Presentations

March 2000 - Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.
Altered gene expression in mammary tumors by caloric restriction detected with microarray analysis.
September 2000 - Graduate Student Research Day, Wayne State University, Detroit
Effect of caloric restriction on gene expression in N-Nitroso-N-methylurea (NMU)-induced mammary tumors.

Poster Presentations
March 2008 - The Role of Dietitians in Screening for Diabetes Mellitus in the Community. Eastern Michigan University, Undergraduate Symposium
March 2008 - The Role of Dietitians in Screening for Hypertension in the Community. Eastern Michigan University, Undergraduate Symposium
March 2001 - Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida. Effect of
caloric restriction on gene expression in N-Nitroso-N methylurea (NMU)-induced mammary tumors.

Additional Information


Nominated-Outstanding Faculty in a Supporting Role-2008

Research Interests

Dr. Haque's research interests include: Cancer and Aging. Childhood Obesity. Child, Adolescent and Adult Weight Management. Nutrition Intervention related to Prevention of Chronic Diseases.
Dr. Haque is a Registered Dietitian and supports research in Clinical Nutrition.

Serving on EMU Committees

Human Subjects Research Committee (HSRC)
University Human Subjects Research Committee (UHSRC)
Faculty Development
Curriculum Advisory Committee

Serving on Local Dietetic Committees

Treasurer - Michigan Dietetics Educators Group (MDEP)
MDAI Trustee for Michigan Dietetic Association Board of Directors

Jounal Review

Journal of Child Nutrition

Dissertation Topic

Gene Expression Alterations in Mammary Tumors from Rats Subjected to Caloric Restriction (CR)


Registered Dietitian, Commission on Dietetic Registration
Servsafe Certified

Professional Memberships

American Dietetic Association
Southeastern Michigan Dietetic Association
Michigan Dietetic Educators Practice Group
Michigan Dietetic Association

Thesis Direction Topics: 2006 - 2008

Childhood Obesity: Does it lead to Type II Diabetes Mellitus
A Survey of Beverage Intake among College Students in Guam
Pediatric Pica
Celiac Disease: Management and concerns of this Disease

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