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Leslie Myatt, Ph.D., F.R.C.O.G.
Deputy Director
Bob and Charlee Moore Endowed Professor
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Bert Boyer, Ph.D.
Director, Alaska Native Health and Wellness Research Center
Bob and Charlee Moore Endowed Professor
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Jonathan Q. Purnell, M.D.
Associate Director for Obesity and Diabetes
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Tessa Roseboom, Ph.D.
Senior International Fellow
Professor of Early Development and Health at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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Larry Wallack, Dr. PH.
Distinguished Fellow

Staff

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Bernadette Battilega
Executive Specialist

Karen Bishop, M.P.H.
Communications Specialist

Liana Haywood, M.P.H.
Communications Manager

Scarlett Hopkins, R.N., M.A.
Director, Alaska Native Research

Susan McGinn
Accountant

Lisa Rhuman 
Director of Operations

Kim Rogers 
Administrative Assistant

Liz Wenzel, M.P.H.
Nutrition Oregon Campaign Coordinator

Steering Committee

Hector Olvera Alvarez, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor, OHSU School of Nursing
Senior Associate Dean for Research, OHSU School of Nursing

Susan Bagby, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Medicine and Physiology and Pharmacology

Chelsea Benedict
Director of Development, OHSU Foundation

Janne Boone-Heinonen, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Bert Boyer, Ph.D.
Bob and Charlee Moore Endowed Professor
Director, Alaska Native Health and Wellness Research Center
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Center for Developmental Health, Knight Cardiovascular Institute

Aaron Caughey, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, OHSU School of Medicine
Associate Dean, Women's Health Research and Policy, Office of the Dean, OHSU School of Medicine

Monica Cuneo, M.P.H.
Director, Nutrition Oregon Campaign, Moore Institute

Julia Goodman, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Browning Haynes
M.D./Ph.D. student, OHSU

Liana Haywood, M.P.H.
Communications Manager, Moore Institute

Mary Heinricher, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research, OHSU School of Medicine
Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, Neurological Surgery, OHSU School of Medicine 

Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience

Lynne Messer, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Leslie Myatt, Ph.D., F.R.C.O.G.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, OHSU School of Medicine
Director of Perinatal Research, Obstetrics and Gynecology, OHSU School of Medicine
Deputy Director of the Moore Institute
Associate Director of Pregnancy Complications, Moore Institute

Jonathan Q. Purnell, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, OHSU School of Medicine 
Associate Director of Obesity and Diabetes, Moore Institute 

Lisa Rhuman
Director of Operations, Moore Institute and Center for Developmental Health, OHSU School of Medicine

David Robinson, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Executive Vice President and Provost

Joanne Rogovoy
State Director of Program Services and Government Affairs, March of Dimes, Greater Oregon Chapter

Robert Schelonka, M.D.
Professor and Division Head of Neonatology, OHSU School of Medicine

Lori Sobelson
Community member

Diane D. Stadler, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.
Director, Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition & Dietetic Internship 
Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
Associate Director for Nutrition, Moore Institute 

Kent Thornburg, Ph.D.
M. Lowell Edwards Chair
Professor of Medicine
Interim Director, Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Director, Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness
Director, Center for Developmental Health, Knight Cardiovascular Institute

Lawrence Wallack, Dr. PH
Professor Emeritus, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
Distinguished Fellow, OHSU Moore Institute