This webcast explores the science behind addiction and the notion of "food addiction". How food choices and behaviors, both medically and through consumer attitude research, affect an individual's overall healthful lifestyle is also presented.
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04/23/12 9:30 AM
Dr Herbert "skeet" L Muncie Jr
Louisiana State Univ Health Sciences Cntr
Dr. Herbert Muncie is board certified in Family Medicine and certified in addiction medicine through ASAM. He currently is active in family practice and emergency medicine, and is Professor of Family Medicine and Director of Student Education in the Department of Family Medicine at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans.
Dr. Muncie is a graduate of Medical College of Georgia and previously served as Chairman of Family Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD.
Rebecca L Corwin
Pennsylvania State Univ
David B Schmidt
Executive Vice President
Int'l Food Information Council
The Board of Directors of the International Food Information Council (IFIC) in Washington, DC elected David B. Schmidt as president & CEO effective January 1, 2006. Schmidt also serves as President & CEO of the International Food Information Council Foundation. Previously, he held the positions of executive vice president, vice president and director and has been a frequent speaker on a wide range of food safety and nutrition issues.Prior to joining IFIC in 1993, Schmidt served as the first Bush Administration's director of external affairs for the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. There he addressed a number of controversial food safety and nutrition issues, and managed the inspection agency's media, legislative and consumer education programs. Schmidt also gained a thorough understanding of the food industry in previous sales positions with leading food and beverage firms, Oscar Mayer Foods, Pepsi-Cola USA and Canada Dry Corporation. Schmidt also serves on the National Advisory Board for the Center for Risk Communication Research at the University of Maryland, on a steering committee for America’s Heartland, and participated on the steering committee on Reinventing Agricultural Education for the Year 2020. He also served the Town of Leesburg, Virginia from 2000-2004 and in 2008 as a Town Councilmember.Schmidt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee and has completed graduate business studies at the University of New Orleans.IFIC is a nonprofit organization that effectively communicates science-based information on food safety and nutrition topics to health professionals, journalists, government officials and consumers. IFIC’s programs are supported by the broad-based food, beverage and agriculture industries.
Susan M Bond
Dir Ntrtn Rgltry Affrs
Susan Bond is an independent consultant and President of GRACE Strategies, LLC. The organization specializes in providing expert advice and development of custom strategies in food and agricultural policy, regulatory issues, consumer and scientific affairs.Prior to that, Susan joined ConAgra Foods in February 2007 to direct the corporation’s scientific and regulatory affairs program and to develop external regulatory strategies to allow for innovation and portfolio growth for the company. Significant accomplishments at ConAgra included providing strategic direction for scientific and chemical management issues, leadership during regulatory crisis, and overcoming regulatory hurdles to launch “My Pyramid” front of pack labeling. Prior to coming to ConAgra, Susan was the Senior Vice President of the International Food Information Council (IFIC). In that capacity, she directed communication programs, executed public affairs strategies, and managed specific issues in the area of food safety, food defense, animal agriculture, biotechnology, food allergies, and food ingredients.Ms. Bond came to IFIC after an accomplished and diverse 17-year career with the Food and Drug Administration in science and public policy, consumer and public affairs, and program and administrative management. Her last role at FDA was Director of Scientific Policy Development, reporting directly to the FDA Commissioner. As such she was senior advisor to the Commissioner and executive liaison for all FDA centers, including the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), as well as the Commissioner’s link to external constituents including industry and other federal branches, HHS, OMB, and the White House. Ms. Bond is a member of the federal Senior Executive Service and previously served as Special Assistant to the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner and as a Senior Science Policy Analyst in FDA’s Office of Science and Health Coordination. There she managed and directed the agency’s premier, annual scientific forum and the Commissioner’s blue ribbon panel of experts on the Science Board Advisory Committee. Earlier in her FDA tenure, she was the Special Assistant to the Associate Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, coordinating public outreach, education, and participation. She also spent seven years in FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research in scientific program and administrative management.Ms. Bond earned her Master of Science in Technology Management (Biotechnology) from the University of Maryland University College. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and minors in biology and economics from West Virginia Wesleyan College. She has received numerous awards and accolades throughout her career including ConAgra’s CEO Award, FDA’s Award of Merit, Commissioner Special Citations, Special Act & Service Awards, and the United States Consumer Affairs award from the President’s Special Assistant. She is a graduate of the FDA’s competitive Leadership Development Program and elected class valedictorian, and the past President and Vice President of Federally Employed Women.