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chester_deirdra_2x3_web.jpg - Deirdra Chester Deirdra Chester
Title: National Program Leader
Unit: Division of Nutrition
Location: 2334 Waterfront Centre
Full Address and Directions
Phone: (202) 401 - 5178
Fax: (202) 401 - 0776

Related Programs: Nutrition; Obesity & Healthy Weight
Related Funding Opportunities: Childhood Obesity, AFRI
Overview:
Dr. Chester is the National Program Leader for Applied Nutrition Research. She provides leadership in identifying emerging issues of national importance, program reviews, and grants management in the area of nutrition, functional components of food, and childhood obesity. She also provides leadership to the AFRI Childhood Obesity Prevention Program and the AFRI Foundational Program, Function and Efficacy of Nutrients.

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