Dayeon Shin

Ph.D., R.D.
Assistant Professor

Dayeon Shin joined the Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition at Syracuse University in August 2017 from the University of North Dakota, where she was an assistant professor in nutrition and dietetics. Her research interests include: the relationship between pre-pregnancy weight status, diet quality during pregnancy, and gestational weight gain; determinants of gestational diabetes mellitus, particularly maternal weight status and dietary patterns during pregnancy; and the prevalence of depression and its comorbid conditions among U.S. adults. Shin’s work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as Maternal and Child Health Journal, Journal of Medicinal Foods, Nutrients, International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, Journal of Women’s Health, and Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.


Ph.D., Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

M.S., Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

B.S., Nutritional Science and Food Management, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea


Nutritional epidemiology; Maternal nutritional status and birth outcomes; Dietary patterns and chronic diseases; Biomarkers and predictors for nutritional status in large-scale populations