Kim Robien is an Associate Professor at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University in Washington, DC. She was formerly a tenured faculty member with the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health and a Resident Fellow in the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment. She received her PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Washington. Her research program focuses on nutrition in chronic disease prevention, food access in underserved communities, environmental nutrition and sustainable food systems, and the extent to which exposure to food-borne chemicals may contribute to risk of obesity and chronic diseases. Dr. Robien is the Program Director for the Master of Public Health program in Public Health Nutrition. She is also a member of GW’s Food Institute and Cancer Center.