Dr. Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RDN

Dr. Stang is an Associate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota (UNM) School of Public Health. She also serves on UNM's graduate faculties of Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition Science, and Pediatrics. She served as Chair of the Public Health Nutrition Program at the UMN for 6 years. Dr. Stang is the Director of the Leadership Education and Training Program in Maternal and Child Health Nutrition and  the Maternal and Child Health Center for Excellence; both of these training centers are funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Dr. Stang is also the director of the National Maternal and Infant Nutrition Intensive Course, the only course devoted specifically to the needs of pregnant and postpartum women, infants and young children that offers both in-person and online participation options; this conference is co-funded by the USDA FNS and HRSA MCHB.

Dr. Stang is a member of the US Dietary Guidelines for Americans pregnancy subcommittee as well as the planning committee for the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine webinar on “The Current Understanding of Pre-Pregnancy Weight, Gestational Weight Gain and the Impacts on Maternal and Child Health: A Workshop.”

She has been an active member of many professional organizations including the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists, currently serving as the Past-Chair of the MCH Nutrition Council and as a member of the Governing Council. She is also active within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (serving as newsletter editor, Chair, and advisor for multiple Dietetic Practice Groups, and serving on the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the Council on Future Practice, the Nominating Committee, the Public Health Committee and the Honors Committee).