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Adam Drewnowski

Adam Drewnowski

Dr. Adam Drewnowski is the Director of the Center for Public Health Nutrition and Professor of Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, University of Washington. He is Adjunct Professor of Medicine and the Director of the UW Center for Obesity Research.

Dr. Drewnowski received MA degree in biochemistry from Balliol College, Oxford and PhD in psychology from The Rockefeller University in New York. He has been on the faculties at the Rockefeller University and at the University of Michigan before joining the University of Washington.

His studies deal with the socio-economic disparities in obesity and diabetes, and the price of healthy foods. Dr. Drewnowski has developed new GIS/GPS methods to map the geography of obesity and diabetes at the neighborhood scale. His current research focuses on developing value metrics to identify foods that are affordable, accessible, sustainable, and nutrient-rich. He is the author of the Nutrient Rich Foods nutrient profiling models to rank foods based on their nutritional quality. Dr. Drewnowski has served on the Institute of Medicine Standing Committee to Prevent Childhood Obesity and is currently working on nutrient density of the diet in relation to greenhouse gas emissions (GHGEs); ranking foods by their nutritional value and estimated carbon cost.
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