Prevention Research Center, Division of Prevention & Population Sciences, UNM Department of Pediatrics

MSC11 6145
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
2703 Frontier Ave NE
Research Incubator Building (RIB) Suite 120

Phone: (505) 272-4462
Fax: (505) 272-3955

Patty Keane, MS, RD, LD, has been appointed by the President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to its Legislative and Public Policy Committee (LPPC).

March 27, 2014

Patty KeanePatty Keane, MS, RD, LD, has been appointed by the President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to its Legislative and Public Policy Committee (LPPC). The nine-member LPPC guides the establishment of the Academy’s food and nutrition-related advocacy and public policy work including activities related to national, state and local public policy, legislative and regulatory issues. The Academy’s current policy priority areas include: prevention and treatment of chronic disease; nutrition needs through the life cycle; quality food and nutrition through education, production, access and delivery, and; nutrition monitoring and research.

Patty was appointed due to her work in food and nutrition policy-related research and childhood obesity prevention and for her previous public policy leadership for the Academy's New Mexico affiliate. Patty is pleased to be the first Academy member from New Mexico to receive this 3-year appointment. Congratulations Patty! 

Contact Information: 
Patty Keane, MS, RD, LD
Lecturer II (LAT), Associate Scientist II
Prevention Research Center
Department of Pediatrics
University of New Mexico
Phone: (505) 272-3933
PKeane@salud.unm.edu