Nina Teicholz, the  Executive Director of The Nutrition Coalition is slated to speak on October 27 at the National Chicken Council’s 67th Annual Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Nina Teicholz is a professor at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and the Executive Director of The Nutrition Coalition, a nonprofit, non-partisan group that advocates for reforms to nutrition guidelines. Teicholz has testified before the Canadian Senate and the U.S. Department of Agriculture about the need to reform guidelines so that they are based on sound science.

She is an investigative science journalist and author. Her International bestseller, The Big Fat Surprise, has upended the conventional wisdom on dietary fat – especially saturated fat – and challenged the very core of our nutrition policy. Teicholz’s writing has also been published in The BMJThe New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe AtlanticThe IndependentThe New Yorker, and The Los Angeles Times among others.

Teicholz attended Yale and Stanford where she studied biology and majored in American Studies. She has a master’s degree from Oxford University and served as associate director of the Center for Globalization and Sustainable Development at Columbia University.

Visit NCC’s Annual Conference page for complete information on the Annual Conference, including registration, the preliminary schedule of the events, information on the Four Seasons hotel, instructions on how to make hotel reservations, and travel and area restaurant information.

For more information or questions, please contact Polina Burko at [email protected] or (202) 443-4129.

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