The Pennsylvania State University. An active member of the American Dietetic Association, Dr. Schlicker has authored numerous nutrition articles in professional and consumer publications.

ALLISON A. YATES, Ph.D., R.D., is director of the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB), Institute of Medicine (IOM), and also serves as study director for the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes. Dr. Yates received a B.S. in dietetics and an M.S. in public health (nutrition) from U.C.L.A., a Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a registered dietitian. She is a member of the American Society for Nutrition Sciences, American Society of Clinical Nutrition, American Dietetic Association, Institute of Food Technologists, and the American Public Health Association. Dr. Yates served as a member of the FNB Committee on Military Nutrition Research prior to assuming her position at IOM in 1994. Most recently, Dr. Yates was professor of foods and nutrition and dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi.

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