Perez-Escamilla Appointed to 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

A press release issued by the US Secretaries of Agriculture and Health and Human Services announced that Dr. Rafael Perez-Escamilla, a member of the Connecticut Cancer Partnership Board of Directors, has been appointed to the Advisory Committee for 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. He is one of 13 experts selected nationwide by the US Government to develop the new dietary guidelines for implementation in the US and in many parts of the world. Dr. Perez-Escamilla is Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Public Health at the University of Connecticut (Storrs) and Director of the Connecticut Center of Excellence for Eliminating Health…