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Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, in the department that she chaired from 1988 through 2003. 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. Nestle's CV notes that she received her BA from Berkeley, Phi Beta Kappa, after attending school there as an undergrad from 1954-1959.
Her research focuses on analysis of the scientific, social, cultural and economic factors that influence the development, implementation and acceptance of federal dietary guidance policies. She is the author of What to Eat: An Aisle-by-Aisle Guide to Savvy Food Choices and Good Eating , Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health and Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism , and is co-editor of Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Food and Nutrition .