nancy Weight Guidelines, and a Review of the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Dr. Yaktine has also coordinated workshops on nutrition and genomics and nanotechnology in foods. Dr. Yaktine received her Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from the Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She has co-authored a chapter on chemoprevention of cancer for the nutrition text Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, was lead author of a chapter on integrated employee health management in the American College of Sports Medicine’s Worksite Health Handbook, and is author of a chapter on environmental contaminants in foods in the Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine. She has also published journal reports on dietary effects on molecular pathways involved in cancer, and nutritional toxicology. Dr. Yaktine has been an invited speaker at the National Press Foundation annual meeting, the Alaska Forum on the Environment, the National Forum on Contaminants in Fish, the Federation of Experimental Biology, the Korean Academy of Sciences and Technology, and the Harvard School of Public Health.



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