Judith S. Stern, Sc.D., R.D.
Judith S. Stern, Sc.D., RD, is a Professor with joint appointments in the Department of Nutrition, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis, and the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition, and Vascular Medicine, UC Davis.
She was Co-Director, Center for Alternative Medicine for Research in Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology, and Director, Food Intake Laboratory Group, also at U C Davis.
Dr. Stern received a Bachelor of Science degree in Food and Nutrition from Cornell University, and her Master of Science and Doctor of Science degrees from Harvard University School of Public Health.
She is a member of the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences.
She is a past president of the American Society for Clinical Nutrition and a founding member and past president of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity.
Dr. Stern is also a Co-founder of the American Obesity Association and Co-chair of the Board and Vice President.
She has served on committees and been an advisor to a number of professional groups including the American Heart Association Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism, American Council on Science and Health, American Dietetic Association, American Society for Nutritional Sciences and the International Association for the Study of Obesity.
extensive government service include National Institutes of Health work groups such as the Obesity Task Force Advisory Committee, Metabolism
Study Section, Nutrition Study Section, and the Human Nutrition Board of Scientific Counselors.
Her work with the USDA has placed her on various boards and committees such as the Human Nutrition Research Advisory Board and U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, 2nd Edition.
In addition, she
chaired "Weighing the Option" for the Institute of Medicine
, National Academy of Sciences
, and served on the U.S. Pharmacopeia
, Nutrient Absorption Committee