Last updated on: 10/19/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

Marlene B. Schwartz, PhD Biography

Title:
Director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“I am a mother, a health professional, and a fan of dairy products. I serve milk, yogurt, cheese, and even the occasional ice cream cone to my own three children.”

“Clarifying the Chocolate Milk Controversy,” www.yaleruddcenter.org, Nov. 18, 2009

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Individuals with PhDs, MDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to milk. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to milk.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University
  • Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut
  • Former Deputy Director, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University
  • Former Senior Research Scientist, Yale University
  • Member, Board of Directors, Connecticut Food Bank
  • Co-Chair, Connecticut Obesity Task Force, 2010
  • Co-Director, Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, Sep. 1996-May 2008
Education:
  • PhD, Psychology, Yale University, 1996
  • BA, Psychology, 1988
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Flavored Milk Be Available in Schools?
  2. Should Flavored Milk Be Available in Schools?