Foods and Nutrition professor and department head, Dr. Lynn Bailey, was featured in a short video interview, shown here, published by the Micronutrient Initiative on 12/12. Dr. Bailey is chair of a multi-disciplinary committee charged with producing a “roadmap” for global action to reduce neural tube defects world-wide. The video is also posted on the Micronutrient Initiative website and on the Foods and Nutrition Facebook page.
This global project is sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and is organized by the Micronutrient Initiative headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. The first meeting of the committee was held 12/7-12/9 in Ottawa. Details about this meeting, as well as photos/bios of Dr. Bailey and members of her committee, are highlighted on the front page of the Micronutrient Initiative's website.
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