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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Beth Olson

Beth Olson

Expert on infant feeding, breastfeeding, and nutrition education for families with children.

Associate professor and extension specialist, nutrition Work: 608-265-2108 — Home and cell phones available upon request bholson@wisc.edu

Topics

  • General nutrition and healthy eating for children, adults and families
  • Nutrition education for families with children
  • Infant feeding
  • Breastfeeding support for working women

Achievements

  • Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator for research grants related to infant feeding and breastfeeding, supported by USDA and the Kellogg Foundation
  • Working group member of USDA's MyPyramid for Preschoolers
  • Author for nutrition education lessons for pregnant women and infants, used in 40 states and territories

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