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    HHS and USDA Appoint 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

    Date: June 05, 2013

    The Health and Human Services (HHS) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced the appointment of fifteen experts to serve on the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The Committee’s recommendations and rationale will serve as a basis for the eighth edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. ASBMR is proud to announce that one of the fifteen Committee members is ASBMR member Steven Abrams, M.D. Dr. Abrams is a Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas as well as Adjunct Professor at the University Of Texas School Of Public Health and the Medical Director for the Neonatal Nutrition Program at Baylor College of Medicine. The full list of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee can be found on the HHS website.