Judith S. Stern
Judith Stern, a distinguished professor of nutrition at UC Davis and a nutritionist in the agricultural experiment station, has published extensively on nutrition, the effect of exercise on appetite and metabolism, and obesity. Stern studies the effects of obesity on longevity and renal disease, dietary supplements for weight control, obesity treatment, the role of exercise and public health policy. Stern was the co-founder and vice president of the American Obesity Association, a lay advocacy group. She is director of the UC Food Intake Laboratory Group and co-director of Alternative Medicine Center for Research in Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. Stern was president of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity from 1992 to 1993 and president of American Society for Clinical Nutrition from 1996 to 1997.