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Membership in Professional Societies

Professional association Start year End year Title Comments
1. American Heart Association 2010 Present Chairperson
2. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases 2008 Present Member
3. American Academy of Pediatrics 2008 Present Member
4. United States Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition 2008 Present Member
5. American Academy of Pediatrics 2007 Present Member
6. American Academy of Pediatrics 2006 Present Fellow
7. National Institutes of Health 2005 Present
8. American Heart Association 2004 Present
9. Institute of Medicine 2004 Present
10. Society for Pediatric Research 2003 Present Member
11. National High Blood Pressure Education Program 2003 Present
12. National Children's Study 2002 Present Member
13. World Heart Federation 2001 Present Member
14. International Society on Hypertension in Blacks 2001 Present Member
15. Department of Agriculture/Food and Nutrition Services 2001 Present
16. International Epidemiological Association 2001 Present Member
17. American Heart Association 2000 Present Fellow
18. North American Association for the Study of Obesity 1998 Present Fellow
19. American Society for Clinical Nutrition 1998 Present Member
20. Medical Society 1997 Present Member
21. Swiss Pediatric Society 1997 Present Member
22. European Society for Pediatric Research 1992 Present Member
23. Institute of Medicine 2011 2011 Reviewer
24. National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group, Application: Epidemiology 2011 Member
25. National Institutes of Health 2011 2011 Member
26. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network “Mild GDM Management and Long Term Maternal and Child Health: Follow Up of the Mild GDM Trial” protocol 2011 Reviewer
27. NICHD 2011 2011 Reviewer
28. Institute of Medicine’s Hunger and Obesity: Understanding a Food Insecurity Paradigm Workshop 2011 Reviewer
29. Selection Committee, American Heart Association Jeremiah and Rose Stamler Research Award for New Investigators 2010 Chairperson
30. United States Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion Ad Hoc Work Group on MyPyramid for Preschoolers 2008 2010 Member
31. Steering Committee, Healthy Weight Initiative, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 2004 2009 Member
32. Recruitment Committee, CEU: Clinical Epidemiology Unit of the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania 2008 Member
33. Liaison to the Committee on Nutrition, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Executive Committee 2008 Member
34. American Academy of Pediatrics Liaison to the Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, & Obesity in the Young (AHOY) Committee, American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young 2008 Member
35. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Anthropometry and Body Composition Working Group (ABCWG) and Planning Committee 2008 Member
36. The Obesity Society 2007 Fellow
37. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition 2007 Member with Voting Rights
38. Botswana Faculty Search Committee, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania 2007 Member
39. French National Research Agency 2007 2007 Reviewer
40. National Research Program on Food and Human Nutrition (PRNA), French National Research Agency 2007 Ad Hoc Reviewer
41. North American Association for the Study of Obesity 2007 Fellow
42. American Academy of Pediatrics 2006 Fellow
43. Impact Committee, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania 2006 Member
44. National Institutes of Health (NIDDK) Special Emphasis Panel Research Grants for Clinical Studies of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition (ZDK1-GRB8-M1) 2005 2006
45. Institute of Medicine, Committee on Nutrient Relationships in Seafood: Selections to Balance and Risks 2004 2006
46. American Heart Association Working Group on Optimal Nutrition for Cardiovascular Health in Children 2004 2006
47. Early Origins of Adult Health Working Group, National Children’s Study 2002 2006 Core Member
48. Award Committee of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania 1999 2006 Member to Chair
49. North American Association for the Study of Obesity 1998 2006 Member
50. American Society for Nutrition 2005 Member
51. Award Committee of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB), University of Pennsylvania 2002 2005 Chair
52. American Society for Nutritional Sciences and American Society for Clinical Nutrition 1998 2005 Member
53. Global Health Programs Advisory Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2004 Member
54. The National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents 2003 2004
55. Nutrition Support Continuous Quality Improvement Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 1999 2004 Member
56. Society for Pediatric Research 2003 Member
57. Medical Research Council (MRC), UK 2003 Ad Hoc Reviewer
58. The Wellcome Trust, UK 2003 Ad Hoc Reviewer
59. Nestle Foundation, Switzerland 2003 Ad Hoc Reviewer,
60. Service Centers Advisory Committee, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania 2003 Member
61. Medical Research Council 2003 2003 Reviewer
62. Wellcome Trust 2003 2003 Reviewer
63. Nestle Foundation 2003 2003 Reviewer
64. International Society on Hypertension in Blacks (ISHIB) 2001 2003 Advisory Committee Member
65. American Heart Association (Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, Council on Nutrition, Metabolism, and Physical Activity) 2000 2003 Fellow
66. University of Pennsylvania Research Coordinating Council; Obesity, Diabetes, and Metabolic Disease Theme Group 2002 Member
67. Master Degree Comprehensive Examination Committee of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania 2001 2002 Member
68. MSCE/PhD in Epidemiology Admissions Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2001 2002 Member
69. International Epidemiological Association 2001 Member
70. World Heart Federation 2001 Member
71. Comprehensive School Nutrition Policy Task Force: Promoting Healthy Eating in Schools and Communities. U.S. Department of Agriculture/Food and Nutrition Services, project #59-3 1 98-8-033 2001 Consultant
72. American Heart Association (Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, Council on Nutrition, Metabolism, and Physical Activity) 2000 2001 Member to Associate Fellow
73. Ethics Committee of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania 1998 2001 Member
74. Swiss Medical Society 1997 Member
75. Swiss Pediatric Society 1997 Member
76. European Society for Pediatric Research 1992 Member


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