Advisory


Avocado Nutrition Science Advisory (ANSA)

A group comprised of world-recognized leading nutrition science experts providing expert insights and guidance to the Nutrition Research Program and Scientific Communication Program at the Hass Avocado Board.

Contact us to learn more about ANSA and how you can become involved.



Stephanie Atkinson, PhD

Stephanie Atkinson, PhD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University


David Baer, PhD

David Baer, PhD

Supervisory Research Physiologist, Food Components and Health Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS)


Elizabeth Johnson, PhD

Elizabeth Johnson, PhD

Research Scientist I, Jean Mayer USDA, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University


Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD

Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD

Distinguished Professor of Nutrition, The Pennsylvania State University


Judy Rodriguez, PhD, RD, LDN, FADA

Judy Rodriguez, PhD, RD, LDN, FADA

Professor of Nutrition, University of North Florida


Joan Sabaté, MD, PhD

Joan Sabaté, MD, PhD

Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University


Britt Burton-Freeman, PhD

Britt Burton-Freeman, PhD

Director, Center for Nutrition Research, Institute for Food Safety and Health, Illinois Institute of Technology


David Heber, MD, PhD, FACP, FACN

David Heber, MD, PhD, FACP, FACN

Professor, UCLA Department of Medicine, Founding Chief of the Division of Clinical Nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, and UCLA School of Public Health


Samuel Salazar-García, PhD

Samuel Salazar-García, PhD

Fruit Researcher, Institution of Scientific and Technological Excellence (INIFAP)