Sally Squires, MS, MS, brings years of nutrition expertise and communications experience to assist corporate, nonprofit and government clients in public affairs, strategic communications, issues management, executive visibility, crisis communications, stakeholder engagement, strategic partnerships and media relations. Her past and current clients include Weight Watchers International, Inc., Kraft Foods, Campbell Soup Company, Yum! Brands, Cargill, Johnson & Johnson, the American Heart Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since joining Weber Shandwick from The Washington Post where she was an awarding-winning journalist and nationally syndicated nutrition columnist, she has helped to position Weight Watchers International as a healthcare leader on Capitol Hill, has helped the Anschutz Center for Health and Wellness at the University of Colorado assume a leadership role in the crowded wellness space and has overseen the Treat Obesity Seriously campaign for The Obesity Society, which helped lay the foundation for the American Medical Association’s recent classification of obesity as a disease. She holds master’s degrees from Columbia University’s Institute of Human Nutrition and its Graduate School of Journalism, is an author and PBS documentary filmmaker, a frequent speaker and moderator, appears as an expert on radio and television and writes the blog — Perfect Portions: The Skinny on Eating Well –for Everydayhealth.com. Sally is advisory board member of the Krasnow Institute at George Mason University and a former member of the DC Mayor’s Commission on Food and Nutrition under Mayor Adrian Fenty. She is an adjunct professor at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Society for Nutrition, the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior, the National Association of Science Writers and the Institute of Food Technologists.
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