Vice President of Nutrition Research & Director of the Dole Nutrition InstituteDole Nutrition Institute
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As Vice President of Nutrition Research for Dole Food Company, Nicholas Gillitt, Ph.D. provides scientific support for product development and leads nutritional education efforts through directing development of educational materials produced by the Dole Nutrition Institute. Previously, Dr. Gillitt served as Senior Nutrition Research & Labeling Manager at the DNI, where he provided scientific backup for all educational content. Dr. Gillitt graduated from the UK’s Newcastle Polytechnic in 1990, received his Ph.D. in 1994 from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle and co-authored over 35 papers in peer reviewed scientific journals. He completed his post doctoral study at the University of California at Santa Barbara.