Brief Biographical Sketches of the DGAC

Mary Story, Ph.D., R.D.

Professor and Associate Director of Academic Programs, Community and Family Medicine, Duke University and the Duke Global Health Institute, Durham, NC (since January 2014)

Prior to coming to Duke she was Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs and Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health in the School of Public Health, University of Minnesota where she was also Adjunct Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine.Dr. Story concurrently serves as Director of the National Program Office for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research Program that supports research on environmental and policy strategies to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity. She has conducted numerous school and community-based environmental intervention and obesity prevention studies for children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Story was elected to the IOM in 2010 and is currently a member of the IOM Food and Nutrition Board and vice co-chair of the IOM Roundtable on Obesity Solutions.

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