Skip to main content

Work Under Way

Subcommittees of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has six subcommittees and one cross-cutting working group. The purpose of subcommittees is to review evidence for the topics and questions specified by the Departments. Each subcommittee will conduct its work between Committee meetings. The subcommittees will provide updates for the full Committee’s deliberations and decision making during the Committee’s meetings, which are held publicly.

Dietary Patterns

Chair:
Carol Boushey

Chair/Vice Chair Rep:
Barbara Schneeman

Members:
Jamy Ard
Lydia Bazzano
Steven Heymsfield
Elizabeth Mayer-Davis
Joan Sabaté
Linda Snetselaar
Linda Van Horn


Pregnancy and Lactation

Chair:
Sharon Donovan

Chair/Vice Chair Rep:
Ron Kleinman

Members:
Kay Dewey
Rachel Novotny
Jamie Stang
Elsie Taveras


Birth to 24 Months

Chair:
Kay Dewey

Chair/Vice Chair Rep:
Ron Kleinman

Members:
Lydia Bazzano
Teresa Davis
Sharon Donovan
Elsie Taveras


Beverages and Added Sugars

Chair:
Elizabeth Mayer-Davis

Chair/Vice Chair Rep:
Barbara Schneeman

Members:
Heather Leidy
Richard Mattes
Timothy Naimi
Rachel Novotny


Dietary Fats and Seafood

Chair:
Linda Snetselaar

Chair/Vice Chair Rep:
Barbara Schneeman

Members:
Regan Bailey
Richard Mattes
Joan Sabaté
Linda Van Horn


Frequency of Eating

Chair:
Steven Heymsfield

Chair/Vice Chair Rep:
Ron Kleinman

Members:
Carol Boushey
Heather Leidy


Data Analysis and Food Pattern Modeling – Cross-Cutting Working Group

Chair:
Regan Baily

Chair/Vice Chair Rep:
Barbara Schneeman

Members:
Jamy Ard
Teresa Davis
Timothy Naimi
Jamie Stang