Antonia Trichopoulou, MD, PhD | President of the Hellenic Health Foundation
Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN | Penn State Extension
Virginia Quick, PhD, RD
Virginia Quick, PhD, RD, is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Rutgers University. She holds her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate degrees in Nutritional Sciences from Rutgers University and is a Registered Dietitian.
She has prior training as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Interdisciplinary Research Training in Child and Adolescent Primary Care Fellowship Training Program at the University of Minnesota’s Division of Epidemiology and Community Health.
There she collaborated with the Project EAT (Eating and Activity among Teens and Young Adults) team at the School of Public health on various research projects. Additionally, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow for two years at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).
At NIH, she worked with the NICHD research team on a behavioral intervention focused on improving dietary behaviors among children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Quick has published over 50 manuscripts in peer-reviewed nutrition and health journals with research focused on the etiology and prevention of obesity and disordered eating behaviors, community nutrition interventions, and program assessment and evaluation across the lifespan.