David Jenkins

David J.A. Jenkins, MD, PhD, DSc

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Nutrition and Metabolism, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto
Educated at Oxford University, David is currently a professor in both the Departments of Nutritional Sciences and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, a staff physician in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and the Director of the Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor...
Ellen Kanner

Ellen Kanner

Author
Ellen Kanner is the author of VegNews’ 2013 Book of the Year, Feeding the Hungry Ghost: Life, Faith and What to Eat for Dinner . She is also Huffington Post’s Meatless Monday blogger and the syndicated columnist Edgy Veggie, is published in Bon Appetit , Eating Well , Vegetarian Times , Every Day...
Mollie Katzen

Mollie Katzen

Cookbook author, illustrator
Mollie Katzen, with over six million books in print, is an inductee of the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame. Named by Health Magazine as “one of the five women who changed the way we eat,” she is best known as the author-illustrator of the vegetarian classics, Moosewood Cookbook , and The Enchanted...
Cyril Kendall

Cyril W.C. Kendall, PhD

Research Associate, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto
Cyril is a Research Associate in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and the Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, St. Michael’s Hospital and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the...
Reed Mangels

Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, LD, FADA

Adjunct Associate Professor, Nutrition Department
University of Massachusetts
In addition to teaching at the Nutrition Department of the University of Massachusetts, Reed is also a nutrition advisor for the non-profit, educational Vegetarian Resource Group as well as nutrition editor and a regular columnist for the quarterly publication, Vegetarian Journal. She is a co-author...
Kathy McManus

Kathy McManus, MS, RD, LDN


Director, Department of Nutrition; Director, Dietetic Internship - Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Kathy graduated with a BS from Simmons College and earned an MS in nutrition from Framingham State College. She serves as the Director of the Department of Nutrition as well as the Director of the Nutrition and Behavior Modification Programs for the Program for Weight Management at Brigham and Women...
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Virginia Messina, MPH, RD

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Loma Linda University
Ginny is a registered dietitian with a Master’s Degree in public health from the University of Michigan. She writes about vegetarian and vegan diets for both the public and health professionals. She blogs at TheVeganRD.com and is a regular columnist for examiner.com , OurHenHouse.com , and...
Sharon Palmer

Sharon Palmer, RD

Consulting Dietitian, Oldways Vegetarian Network
Sharon has created a career based on combining her two great loves: food and writing. As a registered dietitian with 16 years of health care experience, she focuses on writing features covering health, wellness, nutrition, cooking, wine, restaurant reviews, and entertainment. Often, these features...
Sudha Raj

Sudha Raj, PhD, RD

Director of the Graduate Program in Nutrition Science, Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition
Syracuse University
Sudha is a Senior Part-time Instructor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition in the David B Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University. She obtained her BS and MS degrees in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of...
Joan Sabate

Joan Sabaté, MD, DrPH

Chair and Professor, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health
Loma Linda University
From Spain, Joan is a board certified physician in internal medicine who moved to the U.S. to further train in Public Health Nutrition. He obtained the degree of Doctor of Public Health in Nutrition from Loma Linda University. He was an American Heart Association post doctoral fellow in the...
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Frank Sacks, MD

Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Harvard School of Public Health
Frank is Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health. He is also Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a senior attending physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he has had a specialty clinic in hyperlipidemia with...
Walter Willett

Walter Willett, MD, DrPH

Chair and Frederick J. Stare Professor, Department of Nutrition
Harvard School of Public Health
Dr. Willett is a renowned physician, nutrition researcher, and Chair of the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is also a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Willett is the principal investigator of the second Nurses’ Health Study, a compilation of...