William Dietz, MD, PhD
Director, The Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Prior to his appointment to the CDC, Dietz was a Professor of Pediatrics at the Tuft′s University School of Medicine, and Director of Clinical Nutrition at the Floating Hospital of New England Medical Center Hospitals.
Dr. Dietz is a member of the Institute of Medicine, a recipient of the Holroyd-Sherry award from the American Academy of Pediatrics for his contributions to the field of children and the media, and the recipient of the 2006 Nutrition Research award from the AAP for outstanding research in pediatric nutrition.