Dr. Katie Wilson

Dr. Katie Wilson has a passion for child nutrition and dedicated her career to improving access to healthy food for all children. She spent 23 years as a school nutrition director, 5 years as the Executive Director for the Institute of Child Nutrition, 2 years as the Deputy Under Secretary of Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services at USDA, appointed by President Obama and is presently the Executive Director of the Urban School Food Alliance.

Dr. Wilson has shared her expertise throughout the United States and around the world as an invited speaker, and an academic guest lecturer for numerous government and private organizations. She also served on the 31st Standing Committee on Nutrition at the United Nations and is on the Board of Directors for the international group, Eating City.

Dr. Wilson holds a BS degree in dietetics, a MS degree in food science and nutrition, and a PhD in foodservice and lodging management. She is credentialed as a School Nutrition Specialist.
She has received many peer nominated awards throughout her career, including the recent award in her name: The Dr. Katie Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award, and is considered one of the top experts in the field of child nutrition.

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