Scientific Advisory Board

The Portion Balance Coalition is fortunate to have a number of leading scientific researchers and practitioners guiding our work:

Dr. Sara Bleich, Professor of Public Health Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Deborah Cohen, Research Scientist, Kaiser Permanente Department of Research & Evaluation

Dr. Christina Economos,  Professor and the New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Medical School at Tufts University.

Dr. Terry Huang, Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of the Center for Systems and Community Design, CUNY School of Public Health

Dr. Barbara Rolls, Professor and Helen A, Guthrie Chair and Director, Laboratory for the Study of Human Ingestive Behavior, Penn State College of Health and Human Development

Dr. Judith Salerno, President, The New York Academy of Medicine

Dr. Shreela Sharma, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health and Co-Founder of Brighter Bites

Dr. Mary Story, Professor of Global Health, and Family Medicine and Community Health and Director for Academic Programs, Duke University Global Health Institute

Dr. Margo Wootan, Principal, MXG Strategies

Dr, Lisa Young, Private Practice Nutritionist, and Adjunct Professor of Nutrition in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at New York University (NYU)