Appendix D
Biographical Sketches

Lindsay H. Allen, Ph.D., R.D., (Chair), is professor of nutrition at the University of California at Davis. She received the 1997 Kellogg International Nutrition Prize and was the first President of the Society for International Nutrition Research. Dr. Allen is a member of IOM's Food and Nutrition Board and of their Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes, and the U.S. Committee of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences. She is associate editor for The Journal of Nutrition where she is responsible for Community and International Nutrition, and is on the Board of Directors for the International Nutrition Foundation for Developing Countries. Dr. Allen's expertise is in the determination of the causes and consequences of micronutrient deficiencies, and approaches for their prevention.

Kenneth H. Brown, M.D., is professor of nutrition and director of the Program of International Nutrition at the University of California at Davis. He currently serves as a member of the editorial board for the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition and as an assistant editor for the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. From 1993 until 1996, Dr. Brown was the president of the Society for International Nutrition Research. Dr. Brown's research has focused on nutritional intervention for diarrheal diseases in malnourished children, and in 1995 he was awarded the International Nutrition Research Prize by the Society for International Nutrition Research.

Gus D. Coccodrilli, Ph.D., is vice president of Worldwide Scientific Relations, Nutrition, and External Technology for Kraft Foods Inc. As a member of the American Society of Nutritional Sciences, he served on the ASNS/ASCN Joint Membership Committee and chaired the Industry Liaison Committee. He also belongs to American Men and Women in Science and the



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--> Appendix D Biographical Sketches Lindsay H. Allen, Ph.D., R.D., (Chair), is professor of nutrition at the University of California at Davis. She received the 1997 Kellogg International Nutrition Prize and was the first President of the Society for International Nutrition Research. Dr. Allen is a member of IOM's Food and Nutrition Board and of their Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes, and the U.S. Committee of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences. She is associate editor for The Journal of Nutrition where she is responsible for Community and International Nutrition, and is on the Board of Directors for the International Nutrition Foundation for Developing Countries. Dr. Allen's expertise is in the determination of the causes and consequences of micronutrient deficiencies, and approaches for their prevention. Kenneth H. Brown, M.D., is professor of nutrition and director of the Program of International Nutrition at the University of California at Davis. He currently serves as a member of the editorial board for the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition and as an assistant editor for the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. From 1993 until 1996, Dr. Brown was the president of the Society for International Nutrition Research. Dr. Brown's research has focused on nutritional intervention for diarrheal diseases in malnourished children, and in 1995 he was awarded the International Nutrition Research Prize by the Society for International Nutrition Research. Gus D. Coccodrilli, Ph.D., is vice president of Worldwide Scientific Relations, Nutrition, and External Technology for Kraft Foods Inc. As a member of the American Society of Nutritional Sciences, he served on the ASNS/ASCN Joint Membership Committee and chaired the Industry Liaison Committee. He also belongs to American Men and Women in Science and the

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--> Institute of Food Technologists. Dr. Coccodrilli is a member of the Board of Trustees for the International Life Sciences Institute and serves as an advisor to the Monell Chemical Senses Center. Jean-Pierre Habicht, M.D., Ph.D., is professor of nutritional epidemiology in the Division of Nutrition Sciences at Cornell University. His other professional experience includes special assistant to the director of the Division of Health Examination Statistics at the National Center for Health Statistics, World Health Organization (WHO), medical officer at the Instituto de Nutricion de Centro America y Panama, and professor of maternal and child health at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala. Currently, Dr. Habicht serves as an adviser to United Nations and government health and nutrition agencies. He is a member of the Expert Advisory Panel on Nutrition, WHO, and has been a member of the IOM's Food and Nutrition Board and the UN Advisory Group on Nutrition. He has consulted to the United Nations' World Food Programme and is involved in research with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees about the adequacy of food rations in refugee camps. Barbara P. Klein, Ph.D., is professor of foods and nutrition in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Division of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She served as head of the Department of Foods and Nutrition from 1985 until 1990 and chaired the College Promotions and Tenure Committee. Her research deals with the nutrient content of food as it is consumed after preparation and/or processing. Dr. Klein is editor of two books (including Methods of Vitamin Assay) and author of seven book chapters and many journal articles and presentations. Dr. Klein received the Borden Award for Foods Research in 1988 and the Paul A. Funk Award for Excellence from her College in 1997; she was elected a fellow in the Institute of Food Technologists in 1994. She serves as an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Institute of Food Technologists and was associate scientific editor of the Journal of Food Science. George P. McCabe, Ph.D., is professor of statistics and head of the Statistical Consulting Service at Purdue University. He is also a fellow of the American Statistical Association. He presently serves as statistical design consultant for the journal Augmentative and Alternative Communication and associate editor for Computational and Data Statistics. In 1995, he served as guest researcher in the Statistical Engineering Division of the Computing and Applied Mathematics Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Previously, he was a guest researcher at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Organization (CSIRO) in Melbourne, Australia, and at the University of Berne in Switzerland. He is coauthor of the textbook,

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--> Introduction to the Practice of Statistics. Dr. McCabe's research interests include applied statistics, mathematical statistics, statistical computing, and statistics and the law. Dr. McCabe received his B.S. degree in mathematics from Providence College, and his Ph.D. in mathematical statistics from Columbia University Beatrice L. Rogers, Ph.D., is dean for academic affairs and professor of economics and food policy at the Tufts University School of Nutrition Science and Policy. She is an economist specializing in food policy. She has done research on household income, prices, and other determinants of food consumption and household food security in numerous countries, including the United States, Pakistan, Honduras, the Dominican Republic, and Mali. She has also done research on the dynamics of intrahousehold resource allocation, focusing on income sources, use of time of household members, and how these factors affect food consumption, health, and nutritional status. Dr. Rogers has designed and implemented national household income, expenditure, and consumption surveys in several countries. She has worked on evaluations of the uses of food aid, most recently conducting a formal cost-effectiveness analysis of alternative food aid programs in Honduras. She is actively involved in the development of educational programs in the field of public nutrition, studying the determinants of nutrition in populations, and focusing especially on how the nutritional well-being of populations is affected by public policies outside the health or nutrition sector. Marie Ruel, Ph.D., is currently a research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington. She is in charge of a multicountry research program to analyze the food security and nutrition implications of rapid urbanization in developing countries. She also conducts research on strategies to alleviate micronutrient deficiencies. Before joining IFPRI in 1996, she was head of the Human Nutrition Division at the Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP) in Guatemala. She has a Ph.D. in international nutrition from Cornell University.