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Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States
lead scientist in nutrition. From 2004 until her retirement, she was a senior nutrition research scientist with the National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements. Her leadership activities in the field of nutrition public health policy have been considerable and impactful. She has been responsible for national food fortification programs, use of national nutrition monitoring and surveillance systems to support nutrition and food safety health policies, nutrition labeling including health claims to reduce sodium intakes, infant formula and medical food reviews and regulatory oversight, dietary supplement regulation, and the use of nutrient-related reference values in public health policy formulation. She has received more than 75 honors, commendations, and letters of recognition for her service and has served as a scientific representative for the U.S. government on more than 50 associations, panels, and committees. She has authored or coauthored approximately 100 scientific and peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Yetley received her Ph.D. in nutrition with a minor in biochemistry and physiology from Iowa State University.