Dennis M. Bier, M.D., is Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine. He is a Member of the National Academy of Medicine (USA), a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a Fellow of the American Society for Nutrition.
He has served as Editor of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and as Associate Editor of The Annual Review of Nutrition. Additionally, Dr. Bier was Chairman of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council, National Academies of Science(USA). He has served as President of the American Society for Nutrition (with Dr. Naomi Fukagawa), the American Society for Nutritional Sciences, the American Society of Clinical Nutrition, and the NIH General Clinical Research Centers Programs Directors Association. In addition, he has been a Councilor of the American Pediatric Society, a member of the FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee, the FDA Food Advisory Committee, and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans Advisory Committee.
Dr. Bier has authored nearly 300 scientific publications. For his scholarly contributions, he has received numerous awards from professional societies, academic institutions and the Federal government.