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Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr

Chair, Graduate Group in Nutritional Biology

Specialist in Cooperative Extension, Department of Nutrition

Co-Director, UC Davis Center for Nutrition in Schools


Work: (530) 752-3817

Education

  1. Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Biography

Research Interests

Dr. Zidenberg-Cherr’s research program studies the impact of multi-faceted approaches to nutrition education on the dietary and lifestyle choices of school-aged children. Her research utilizes a food systems approach in the development and testing of nutrition education curricula and comprehensive nutrition education programs for school age children. She also co-directs the Center for Nutrition in Schools in the Department of Nutrition at University of California, Davis. The goal of the Center is to provide state-of the-art research, outreach, and educational programs to improve the nutrition knowledge, skills, and health outcomes of the nation’s children, assisting them in achieving their full potential academically, socially, and physically.

Dr. Zidenberg-Cherr prepares a bimonthly publication called "Nutrition Perspectives" that is designed to provide research-based information on ongoing nutrition and food-related programs.