American Society for Clinical Nutrition, American Dietetic Association, and American Physiological Society. As a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, she serves as Chair of the Pronouncements Committee and was recently elected Vice President; she also was President and Executive Director of the Southwest Chapter of that organization. She is a member of the Respiratory and Applied Physiology Study Section of the NIH and is on the editorial boards of the following journals: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Health and Fitness Journal of ACSM, Canadian Journal of Clinical Sports Medicine, and International Journal of Sports Nutrition. Dr. Butterfield earned her A.B. in biological sciences, M.A. in anatomy, and M.S. and Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California, Berkeley, and she is a registered dietitian. Her current research interests include nutrition in exercise, effect of growth factors on fuel metabolism in the elderly, and metabolic fuel use at rest and during exercise in women exposed to high altitude.
JANET C. KING (FNB Liaison) is Director, USDA Human Nutrition Research Center, Presidio of San Francisco and Professor in the Graduate School, University of California, Berkeley. Prior to her university experience, she worked for the Department of Defense. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine and served as chair of the Institute's Food and Nutrition Board and the Subcommittee on Nutrition Status and Weight Gain during Pregnancy. Dr. King received a B.S. in dietetics from Iowa State University and Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California, Berkeley; she is a registered dietitian.
REBECCA B. COSTELLO (FNB Staff, Project Director from July 15, 1996 ), also is Project Director for the Committee on Military Nutrition Research. Prior to joining the Food and Nutrition Board staff, she served as Research Associate and Program Director for the Risk Factor Reduction Center, a referral center for the detection, modification, and prevention of cardiovascular disease through dietary and/or drug interventions at the Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland. She received her B.S. and M.S. in biology from the American University, Washington, D.C., and a Ph.D. in clinical nutrition from the University of Maryland at College Park. Dr. Costello has active membership in the American Institute of Nutrition, American College of Nutrition, American Dietetic Association, and American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology. Her areas of research interest include mineral nutrition, dietary intake methodology, and chronic disease epidemiology.
SYDNE J. CARLSON-NEWBERRY (FNB Staff, Program Officer), also is Program Officer for the Committee on Military Nutrition Research. Prior to joining the FNB staff, she served as Project Director for the Women's Health Project and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, Wright State University School of Medicine; as a behavioral health educator for a hospital-based weight management program in Dayton, Ohio; and as a research associate at The Ohio State University Biotechnology Center. She received her B.A. from Brandeis University and her Ph.D. in nutritional biochemistry and metabolism from M.I.T. and completed a NIH postdoctoral fellowship in the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at Ohio State. Dr. Carlson-Newberry's areas of research interest include eating disorders and diabetes management.