Dina Tallman

Dina Tallman

Graduate Teaching Assistant
PhD Candidate


Dina Tallman

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Cardiorenal Syndrome, Protein Energy Wasting and Lipid Metabolism in Hemodialysis Patients, Phosphorus Homeostasis and CKD-MBD



  • M.S., Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, 2016
  • B.S., Dietetics, Michigan State University, 1994
  • Registered Dietitian (RD), Commission on Dietetic Registration, 1995
  • A.A.S., Culinary Arts, Schoolcraft College, 2010

Selected publications

Tashkandi B, Kaur D, Latifi E, Tallman DA, Chinna K, Daud ZAM, Karupaiah T, Alhozali H, Khosla P (2019) Lipids, Lipoprotein Distribution and Nutritional Parameters over the Ramadan Period in Hemodialysis Patients. Nutrients, 11(9). www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/11/9/2225

Tallman, D.A.; Sahathevan, S.; Karupaiah, T.; Khosla, P (2018). Egg Intake in Chronic Kidney Disease. Nutrients, 10(12).  www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/10/12/1945

Tallman D, Kaur D, Khosla P (2018). Frailty. J. Renal Nutr Metab., 3(1). www.jrnm.in/text.asp

Kaur D, Tallman D, Khosla P (2018) Restless leg syndrome. J. Renal Nutr Metab., 3(1). www.jrnm.in/text.asp

Hock KB, Tallman D, Kaur D, Mat Daud Z, Khosla P, Karupaiah T (2018). Dietary assessment methods. J. Renal Nutr Metab., 3(1). www.jrnm.in/article.asp

Tallman D, Khosla P (2016). The Association of Dietary Phosphorus and Protein Energy Wasting in Haemodialysis Patients. British International Doctor's Association, 22(3). www.bidaonline.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/BIDA-Journal-Oct2016-A4x28pp-WEB-A9.pdf

Currently teaching

  • PH 3200, Introduction to Biostatistics, Winter 2020

Courses taught

PH 3200, Introduction to Biostatistics, Fall 2019

NFS 6210, Nutriton Through the Lifecycle, S/Summer 2019 

NFS 2220, Human Nutrition Laboratory, Winter 2017 & S/Summer 2018

(TA) PH 3200, Introduction to Biostatistics, Winter 2018 & 2019

(TA) PH 3300, Epidemiology, Fall 2017 & 2018