Skip to main content.

Judith S. Stern

Expert Profile

Judith S. Stern

Distinguished Professor, Department of Nutrition; Nutritionist in Agricultural Experiment Station
University of California, Davis
Expertise: 
effect of exercise on appetite and metabolism
nutrition and internal medicine
effects of obesity on renal disease and longevity
dietary supplements for weight control
obesity treatment and the role of exercise
public health policy

Biography

Judith Stern, a distinguished professor of nutrition at UC Davis and a nutritionist in the agricultural experiment station, has published extensively on nutrition, the effect of exercise on appetite and metabolism, and obesity. Stern studies the effects of obesity on longevity and renal disease, dietary supplements for weight control, obesity treatment, the role of exercise and public health policy. Stern was the co-founder and vice president of the American Obesity Association, a lay advocacy group. She is director of the UC Food Intake Laboratory Group and co-director of Alternative Medicine Center for Research in Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. Stern was president of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity from 1992 to 1993 and president of American Society for Clinical Nutrition from 1996 to 1997.

3150B Meyer Hall
Davis  California  95616
United States
Office Phone: 
(530) 752-6575

Announcements

More than 100 anti-transgender rights bills were introduced in state legislatures this year. Many focus on children and teens. Join us for our next Health Matters webinar, where we'll explore the health and well-being of transgender youth as states such as Arkansas and Tennessee seek to limit their rights. Our expert panel will share the latest research, seed story ideas and offer reporting advice. Sign-up here!

Are you passionate about helping journalists understand and illuminate the social factors that contribute to health and health disparities at a time when COVID-19 has highlighted the costs of such inequities? Looking to play a big role in shaping journalism today in the United States?  Apply now for one of our positions. 

The best journalism these days wraps compelling narratives around scrupulous data analysis. Apply now for our 2021 Data Fellowship to learn the skills necessary to use big data to inform your reporting on health and social welfare issues. Learn more in this webinar on Aug. 3.

CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY

Follow Us

Facebook


Twitter

CHJ Icon
ReportingHealth