In this issue:
- Message from Dr. Rachel Ballard-Barbash
- Save the Date! International Cancer Screening Network Meeting in 2015
- Watch for Cancer Care and Economics Research Blog!
- Research Initiatives
- New & Forthcoming Data
- Policy-relevant Research Syntheses
- Measures & Methods
- Welcome New Staff
- Employment Opportunities
Policy-relevant Research Syntheses
Analyses of Dietary Intake Patterns Informing US Guidelines
At the second meeting of the the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), held in January, Dr. Susan Krebs-Smith (Chief, Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch) gave a presentation (PDF) to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee titled "Approaches to Dietary Pattern Analyses: Potential to Inform Guidance." DGAC members are appointed by the US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Department of Agriculture. They are charged with reviewing current scientific and medical knowledge and providing recommendations for the next edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.