The Joyce Lindower Wolitzer ’76 & Steven Wolitzer Nutrition Seminar is dedicated to bringing to campus a nationally renowned speaker, innovator, or leader in nutrition for the benefit of our undergraduate human nutrition students. This on-campus lecture is open to the Cornell community and the public, free of charge. No registration is required for this event.

Previous speakers have been:

Juan rivera

Juan Angel Rivera Dommarco, PhD; National Institute of Public Health (INSP) in Mexico. “Use of Research for Designing and Modifying health and Nutrition Policy”, May 1, 2019.


catherine bertini

Catherine Bertini, PhD; Rockefeller Foundation Fellow. “Maximizing Research Findings by Connecting Research to Policy Change”, February 15, 2018.


scott smith

Scott Smith, PhD; NASA Johnson Space Center. “How Nutrition Fuels Human Space Flight”, March 27, 2017.


julie burns

Julie H. Burns, MS, RD, CCN; Founder, SportFuel Inc., Eat Like the Pros LLC. “From Bagels to Beets: A Sports Nutritionist’s Journey to Real Food and Personalized Performance”, March 21, 2016.


gary taubes

Gary Taubes, MJ; author. “Why We Get Fat: Adiposity 101. An Alternative Hypothesis of Obesity”, November 10, 2014.


marion nestle

Marion Nestle, PhD; NYU; Courtesy Professor in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University. “Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics”, February 20, 2012.