Dr. Lilian Cheung
Lilian W.Y. Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. is lecturer and director of health promotion and communication in the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and has been a co-investigator at the Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity. Her work focuses on the translation of science-based recommendations into public health communications and programs to promote healthy lifestyles for prevention and control of chronic disease.
Dr. Cheung co-developed three websites at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: The Nutrition Source (www.thenutritionsource.org), The Obesity Prevention Source (www.obesitypreventionsource.org), and the Asian Diabetes Prevention Initiative (www.asiandiabetesprevention.org). She is the lead author of Eat Well & Keep Moving (2001, 2007, 2016), a widely disseminated school-based nutrition and physical activity program for upper elementary school children. She also co-edited Child Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity (1995) with the late Surgeon General Dr. Julius Richmond and co-authored Be Healthy! It’s A Girl Thing: Food, Fitness and Feeling Great! (2003, 2010), a book for adolescent girls. Her latest book, Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life (www.savorthebook.com), is co-authored with Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh (2010, 2011) and has been translated for 17 countries.