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Deborah D. Stewart, Linda S. Ungerleider, R.N., M.S.N.

Deborah Davis Stewart has focused on making complex information understandable throughout her career as a health professional and advocate for children's safety. She was in the Peace Corps in India and with Planned Parenthood in Washington, DC working in family planning and nutrition in both organizations. She ran a national advocacy group focused on child safety in motor vehicles and continues her leadership in this field. In the last decade she has written low-reading-level material materials focused on the health issues of mothers and children from pregnancy through the early years of childhood.

Linda S. Ungerleider, R.N., M.S.N., began working with families as a nurse in the Peace Corps in India. For many years there-after she was a childbirth educator and professor in maternal child health, and she now teaches an international course on pregnancy and the first year of life in Sweden each year. She is currently a Ph.D. student in international primary health at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

Ellyn Satter, R.D., M.S., M.S.S.W.

Ellyn Satter, MS, RD, CICSW, BCD, is an internationally recognized authority on eating and feeding. She is an author, trainer, psychotherapist, and eating therapist with over 30 years' experience in helping people of all ages learn positive and natural ways of becoming competent with their eating.

Christine Berman, M.P.H., R.D., Jacki Fromer

Christine Berman, M.P.H., R.D., is a registered dietitian and the nutrition consultant for Marin Head Start, and the owner of Feeding Frenzy, a nutrition consulting and educational product business.

Jacki Fromer was a licensed Family Day Care provider for 10 years and program coordinator of Family Day Care training and support services at the Marin Child Care Council.

Valerie Sayce and Ian Fraser

Valerie Sayce is the physical activities educator at the Australian Arthritis Foundation in Victoria, Australia. Ian Fraser is the author of numerous handbooks for teachers. Both live in Victoria.

Josephine Connolly Schoonen

  • Losing Weight Permanently with the Bull's-Eye Food Guide

Josephine Connolly Schoonen, M.S., R.D., is a former spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and the Director of the Dietetic Internship Program at the State University of New York at Stony Book.

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  • Losing Weight Permanently with the Bull's-Eye Food Guide

Liz Crocker & Bev Johnson

Liz Crocker's working career has included teaching, broadcasting, writing for newspapers and magazines, and running several businesses. She has owned and run a children's bookstore since 1978 and now has an environmental business with five stores across Canada. Liz has held leadership positions with a number of health care organizations and is Vice President of the Institute for Family-Centered Care.

Bev Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Family-Centered Care in Bethesda, Maryland. She is a nurse and a trustee of several organizations. She has provided on-site technical assistance and training to over 100 hospitals in North America and worked with the Association of American Medical Colleges on family-centered practice. She is the co-author of several books and the producer of award-winning films in the field.

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