Public Meeting for Oral Testimony on the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Committee

On March 24, 2015, HHS and USDA hosted a public meeting in Bethesda, MD to hear oral comments on the Advisory Report.



Number First Last Affiliation
1EdwardGrothGroth Consulting Services
2JessieHunterUSA Dry Pea & Lentil Council
3MichelleMattoInternational Dairy Foods Association
4ShaleneMcNeillNational Cattlemen’s Beef Association
5YvonneBronnerMorgan State University – School of Community Health and Policy
6AliceBenderAmerican Institute for Cancer Research
7RobbieBurnsGrocery Manufacturers Association
8SamirZakhariDistilled Spirits Council of the United States
9MarieMay SmithMay Family Farms
10AdeleHiteHealthy Nation Coalition
11DonLaymanDepartment of Food Science & Human Nutrition, University of Illinois
12MichaelJacobsonCenter for Science in the Public Interest
13JillianFryJohns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
14LonnieWestphalColorado State Patrol
15MaryKlatkoSchool Nutrition Association
16JosephGutierrezMedical Society of the District of Columbia
17HaiuyenNguyenCouncil for Responsible Nutrition
18BetsyBoorenNorth American Meat Institute
19JillNichollsNational Dairy Council
20RonTruexUnited Egg Producers
21BethBriczinskiNational Milk Producers Federation
22SusanBackusNorth American Meat Institute/Back to Balance Coalition
23NadaMilosavljevicTea Council of the USA
24AdriaSheil-BrownNational Pork Board (testimony read by surrogate)
25EricBergAmerican Meat Science Association/North Dakota State University
27ChristinaHartmanBeer Institute
28JenniferMcGuireNational Fisheries Institute
29PennyKris-EthertonAmerican Heart Association
30NealBarnardThe Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
31LindseyHaynes-MaslowUnion of Concerned Scientists
32P. CourtneyGaineThe Sugar Association
33MitchKanterEgg Nutrition Center
34DeborahBailinUnion of Concerned Scientists
35JenniferLonerganThe Humane Society of the United States
37GuyJohnsonMcCormick Science Institute
38TamikaSimsInternational Bottled Water Association
39Mary PatRaimondiAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics
40ChristinaKhooOcean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
41NancyChapmanSoyfoods Association of North America
42JosephAdamsThe Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
43DouglasBoucherUnion of Concerned Scientists
44AlisonBodorNational Confectioners Association
45JoanMcGlocktonNational Restaurant Association
46WilliamWallaceConsumers Union
47MichaelKelleyWm. Wrigley Jr. Company
48AshleyRhinehartThe Humane Society of the United States
49DanielKovichNational Pork Producers Council
50EliBriggsNational Association of County and City Health Officials
51SarahOhlhorstAmerican Society for Nutrition
52MargaretDayhoff-BranniganNational Center for Health Research
53MarkRifkinThe Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
54GlennGaesserArizona State University
55ChristianaWylyMy Plate, My Planet
56NancyBeckerCenter for Science in the Public Interest
57AshaSubramanianThe Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
58MarianneSmith-EdgeInternational Food Information Council Foundation
59NinaFarleyCompassion in World Farming
60BarbaraCampbell DetermanHeartland Marketing Group
61MelissaMaitin-ShepardAmerican Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
63KellieBryantPawnee Indian Health Center
64CurtDellaValleEnvironmental Working Group
65MarilynSchorinAmerican Beverage Association
66RachelAtchesonThe Humane League
67KariHamerschlagFriends of the Earth
68FaridaMohamedshahInstitute of Food Technologists
69AngelaJonesCenter for Biological Diversity
70LaurieTansmanMount Sinai Medical Center
71MikeRoussellNaked Nutrition LLC
72MargaretBinzerLawfirm of Polsinelli – representing Nutritional & Natural Products (NNP)
73MarkMitchellNational Medical Association