Dina Tallman

Dina Tallman

Part-Time Faculty, Public Health
Food and Drug Administration, ORA


Dina Tallman

Dr. Tallman currently holds a full time position with the Food and Drug Administration in the Office of Regulatory Affairs.


  • PhD, Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, 2020
  • MS, Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, 2016
  • BS, Dietetics, Michigan State University, 1994
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Commission on Dietetic Registration, 1995

Selected publications

Tallman, D. A., Khor, B.-H., Karupaiah, T., Khosla, P., Chan, M., & Kopple, J. D. (2023). Nutritional Adequacy of Essential Nutrients in Low Protein Animal-Based and Plant-Based Diets in the United States for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 33 (2). https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36460269/

Khor B-H, Tallman DA, Karupaiah T, Khosla P, Chan M, Kopple JD (2021) Nutritional Adequacy of Animal-Based and Plant-Based Asian Diets for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients: A Modeling Study. Nutrients,13(10). https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/13/10/3341

Sahathevan, S.; Khor, B.-H.; Singh, B.K.S.; Sabatino, A.; Fiaccadori, E.; Daud, Z.A.M.; Ali, M.S.; Narayanan, S.S.; Tallman, D.; Chinna, K.; Goh, B.-L.; Gafor, A.H.A.; Ahmad, G.; Morad, Z.; Khosla, P.; Karupaiah, T., on behalf of the PATCH Study (Malaysia) Investigators (2020). Association of Ultrasound-Derived Metrics of the Quadriceps Muscle with Protein Energy Wasting in Hemodialysis Patients: A Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study. Nutrients, 12 (11). www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/12/11/3597

Tallman DA, Latifi E, Kaur D, Sulaheen A, Ikizler TA, Chinna K, Daud ZAM, Karupaiah T, Khosla P (2020). Dietary Patterns and Health Outcomes among African American Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients. Nutrients, 12(3). https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/12/3/797

Kaur D, Tallman DA, & Khosla P (2020). The Health Effects of Saturated Fats – The Role of Whole Foods and Dietary Patterns. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviewswww.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1871402120300230

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

Courses taught by Dina Tallman

Fall Term 2023 (current)

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

Fall Term 2021