Gartner Named Ostenso Nutrition & Public Policy Fellow

Assistant Professor of Nutrition, Leigh Gantner, R.D., Ph.D. was named the very first Grace L. Ostenso Nutrition and Public Policy Fellow by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. The fellowship exposes scientist and engineers to the public policy process to better integrate their research into public policy, and share their scientific expertise with Congress and Federal agencies. She will work on Capitol Hill, either in the House of Representatives or the Senate, working for a member or a committee, for one year starting in September 2012.