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

Karupaiah T, Mat Daud ZA, Khosla P, Khor BH, Sahathevan S, Kaur D, Tallman DA, Rashid HU, Rahman T, Saxena A, Gulati S, Sengupta P, Susetyowati S. Identifying Challenges and Potential Solutions for Sustainable Kidney Nutrition Care Delivery in Selected Asian Countries. (2023) Journal of Renal Nutrition, Aug 18:S1051-2276(23). www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1051227623001243 

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 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022