Dr William Dietz

Sumner M. Redstone Chair of the Global Center for Prevention and Wellness, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University

As well as Dr Dietz’s role at George Washington University he is also the Director of the STOP Obesity Alliance. From 1997-2012, he was the Director of the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity at the CDC. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and a past-president of The Obesity Society and the American Society for Clinical Nutrition. He is the co-chair of the Lancet Commission on Obesity and the senior author of its report on the Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change.

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