Eileen Kennedy

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Eileen Kennedy is the Dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University[1] and was the first Director of USDA's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.[2]

Kennedy holds an undergraduate degree from Hunter College, two masters degrees from Pennsylvania State University, and a Doctor of Science in Nutrition from Harvard's School of Public Health.[1]

Kennedy has long been involved in the academic arena of nutrition conducting research and teaching at Tufts, Columbia University, Cornell University and Johns Hopkins University.[3]

In 2008, Dr. Kennedy was named president of the "Smart Choices" board. “Smart Choices” is a front of label nutrition benchmarking system, a program whose criteria are based on government dietary guidelines and widely accepted nutritional standards.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Eileen Kennedy: Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy". Tufts University. 2009-03-10. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  2. ^ Former USDA Official Named Dean
  3. ^ Eileen Kennedy, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy