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2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Membership

USDA and HHS thank the 20 nationally recognized experts who dedicated their expertise and time serving on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. 

Barbara Schneeman, PhD
University of California, Davis
Chair

Ronald Kleinman, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair

Jamy Ard, MD 
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Regan Bailey, PhD, MPH, RD
Purdue University

Lydia Bazzano, MD, PhD
Tulane University and Ochsner Health System

Carol Boushey, PhD, MPH, RD
University of Hawaii

Teresa Davis, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine

Kathryn Dewey, PhD
University of California, Davis

Sharon Donovan, PhD, RD
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Steven Heymsfield, MD
Louisiana State University, Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Heather Leidy, PhD
University of Texas at Austin

Richard Mattes, PhD, MPH, RD
Purdue University

Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, PhD, RD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Timothy Naimi, MD, MPH
Boston University

Rachel Novotny, PhD, RDN, LD
University of Hawaii

Joan Sabaté, MD, DrPH
Loma Linda University

Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN
University of Iowa

Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RD
University of Minnesota

Elsie Taveras, MD, MPH
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Linda Van Horn, PhD, RDN, LD
Northwestern University