Marion Nestle is 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.
Marion completed her postdoctoral work in biochemistry and developmental biology at Brandeis University (and was faculty in the Department of Biology), and later served as the Associate Dean of the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF), Senior Nutrition Policy Advisor at the Department of Health and Human Services, and Managing Editor of the Surgeon General’s Report on Nutrition and Health. She is currently Chair of the Council on Nutrition Policy of the National Association for Public Health Policy.
Marion Nestle's posts on LabDoor Magazine are republished from FoodPolitics.com with her prior approval.
BA: Bacteriology (Phi Beta Kappa) - University of California, Berkeley
PhD: Molecular Biology - University of California, Berkeley
MPH: Public Health Nutrition - University of California, Berkeley