Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH

Marion Nestle
Professor, Nutrition and Public Health New York University

Marion Nestle is a Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health (the department she chaired from 1988-2003) and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Her degrees include a Ph.D. in molecular biology and an M.P.H. in public health nutrition, both from the University of California, Berkeley. Her award-winning books include "Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (2002)" and "Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (2003)," both from University of California Press. "What to Eat" was published by North Point Press/Farrar, Straus & Giroux (2006), and "Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine," was published by University of California Press (2008). Her most recent book is "Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics" (2012). 

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