Start: April 11, 2024 7 p.m.
End: April 11, 2024 8 p.m.
Location: Fine Arts Building Recital Hall
Join the College of Health and the Department of Nutrition and Health Science as they welcome the 2024 McGovern Lecturer,

Dr. Sheila Fleischhacker,
USDA National Science Liasion

Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD, RDN is a National Science Liaison for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and serves as the co-lead for the NIFA Nutrition Security Team. She is currently serving on a joint detail for her third year as a Senior Technical Advisor on Nutrition Security at the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.
Previously, she was the senior advisor of nutrition and food safety at USDA Office of the Chief Scientist, on detail from the National Institutes of Health. During her federal service, she helped put forth the first-of-its kind National Nutrition Research Roadmap and chaired a USDA Inter-Departmental Nutrition Workshop Series.
Dr. Fleischhacker co-founded and co-chaired a Healthy Eating Research (HER) and CDC-supported Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN) ad hoc COVID-19 working group that has grown to more than 700 members, collaborates with more than 40 organizations, and has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles. She is also a member of the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior where she previously served as Treasurer and Director-at-Large, and received the 2009 Rising Star Award, 2018 Mid-Career Award, and 2021 the Health Promotion Policy Group Impact Award.

Join us for a Fireside chat, April 11, 2024 at 7 p.m.  in the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall, AR 217

This event is free, with no tickets required.