Judith Stern, Sc.D., R.D.
- Cornell University, B.S.
- Harvard University, School of Public Health, Sc.D.
Dr. Stern is a Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Internal Medicine/Division of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism at the University of California at Davis. She is also Director for the Food Intake Laboratory Group at UC Davis and Co-Director of a NIH-funded Alternative Medicine Center for Research in Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology.
An expert on diet and nutrition, Dr. Stern has published over 200 articles in professional journals on nutrition, the effect of exercise on appetite and metabolism, and eating disorders such as obesity. Dr. Stern has also published over 150 articles for popular magazines, such as Redbook and is an Editorial Advisor to Prevention Magazine.
Dr. Stern is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Society of Clinical Nutrition (1996/1997 President) and North American Association for the Study of Obesity (past-President). Dr. Stern also serves on a number of editorial boards and has served as committee chair for setting criteria for evaluation of obesity treatment programs. Dr. Stern is also co-founder of the American Obesity Association (AOA), a lay advocacy organization dedicated to understanding the disease of obesity.