Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Drexel University School of Public Health

Profile

Year Elected: 2003
State: Pennsylvania

Current Service to the Academies

  • Food and Nutrition Board (Chair)
  • NAM Steering Committee for Vital Directions for Health & Health Care (Member)
  • Roundtable on Obesity Solutions (Member)

Previous Service to the Academies

  • Food and Nutrition Board (Member)
  • IG08 Planning Committee (Member)
  • IG08 Planning Committee (Member)
  • Committee to Study the Legal and Ethical Issues Relating to the Inclusion of Women in Clinical Studies (Member)
  • Committee to Develop Criteria for Evaluating the Outcomes of Approaches to Prevent and Treat Obesity (Member)
  • Committee on Understanding the Biology of Sex and Gender Differences (Member)
  • Committee for Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth (Member)
  • Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention (Member)
  • Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention (Chair)
  • Committee on an Evidence Framework for Obesity Prevention Decision-Making (Chair)
  • Committee on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention (Member)
  • Planning Committee for a Workshop on Alliances for Childhood Obesity Prevention: Finding a Common Ground (Member)
  • Planning Committee for Creating Equal Opportunities for a Healthy Weight - A Workshop (Chair)
  • Planning Committee for a Workshop on the Current State of Obesity in the United States (Member)
  • Planning Committee for the Potential Role of Sleep in Obesity Prevention and Management: A Workshop (Member)
  • Committee on the Development of Guiding Principles for the Inclusion of Chronic Disease Endpoints in Future Dietary Reference Intakes (Chair)
  • Current Status and Response to the Global Obesity Pandemic: A Workshop (Member)
  • Planning Committee for a Health Equity Approach to Obesity Efforts: A Workshop (Chair)

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