Tuesday, May 8, 2012

5/06-Mindful Living

Dr. Lilian Cheung - Director of Health Promotion & Communication at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Department of Nutrition

Dr. LilianCheung is Lecturer and Director of Health Promotion & Communication at theHarvard School of Public Health’s Department of Nutrition. She is the EditorialDirector of The Nutrition Source website (www.thenutritionsource.org),Harvard School of Public Health’s nutrition website for health professionals,media and consumers. She is also theco-editorial director of a new Harvard School of Public Health website, Obesity Prevention Source (www.obesitypreventionsource.org),a website providing science based information for policy changes at thecommunity, agencies and corporate levels. Her work focuses on the translation of science-basedrecommendations into public health communications and programs, to promotehealthy lifestyles for chronic disease prevention and control.

Sheis the co-Principal Investigator and co-author of Eat Well & Keep Moving (2001, 2nd edition 2007), awidely disseminated school-based nutrition and physical activity program forupper elementary school children that is currently used across the U.S. andinternationally. She is a Co-Investigatorat the CDC Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and PhysicalActivity.

Sheco-edited Child Health, Nutrition andPhysical Activity (1995) with the late Surgeon General Dr. Julius Richmond,and co-authored Be Healthy! It’s A Girl Thing: Food, Fitness and FeelingGreat! (2003, 2nd edition 2010), a book written for adolescentgirls.
Herlatest book Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life isco-authored with Zen master, Thich Nhat Hanh which has already been acquiredfor translation in 15 countries.

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