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Staff Profiles: Food Science and Nutrition

Dr. Desmond Tichaona Mugadza

Position: Chairperson

Research Interests

    Food Safety, Risk Analysis & Microbiology Water, Sanitaion and Hygiene (WaSH) Quality and Food Safety Management Systems Dairy Sciences Food security and food waste New Food Product Development & value addition of underutilized indeginous foods.

Dr Ropafadzo S Tshalibe

Position: Lecturer

Research Interest:
    Mycotoxin risk assessment, Food systems, Food product development, Programme management, Biofortication, Therapeutic and sustainable diets, Public Health Nutrition, Adolescent nutritional status and infant and young child growth.

Dr Talknice Z. Jombo

Position:

Research Interests:
    Cereals and legumes Hard to cook defect in legumes Dairy science and processing Nutrition in edible Insects  Food systems

Ms Ruth Nyoka

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Food Product Development Food Safety Community Nutrition Education
 

Mrs Benhilda Wekwete

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Nutrition education /BCC ; Nutrition education as part of nutrition policy  implementation; Zimbabwe Food and Nutrition Security Policy interpretation and implementation; Analysis and improving dietary practices in pregnant women;

Mr Amiel Mugari

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Sensory science, Food chemistry and analysis, Food engineering, Food product development

Mrs Julien Serere Harusekwi

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Nutrition and HIV and Food related issues Food safety Product development Food Security, Maternal and Child nutrition.

Mrs Isabel Anesu Matiringe

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Food safety

Mr Shepherd Manhokwe

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Food Microbiology Environmental Biotechnology Food Biotechnology and Food Safety

Ms Nomagugu Ndlovu

Position: Lecturer                     

Research Interests:
    Food Nutrition and Health

Mrs Patience Marume

Position: Lecturer   

Research Interests:
    Food Handling Practices of Food Services Establishments.