Amy Beaudreault, Nutrition and Health Director

Amy Beaudreault leads UC Davis nutrition outreach

Amy Beaudreault focuses on the intersection of nutrition, food and agriculture in strategy development, program implementation and management, collaboration and outreach--both locally and globally. Her career spans 15 years in communications, research and program development, implementation and evaluation in agriculture and nutrition sciences, education, and communication.

Prior to the World Food Center, Beaudreault was associate director at The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science, a program at the New York Academy of Sciences that advances evidenced-based nutrition science research through convening and coordinating global experts, funding of scientific research and supporting knowledge dissemination. She also managed the Ohio State University Extension Agricultural and Safety Health Program; worked in communication at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, by translating research to practice; and directed several U.S. Department of Education contracts in Washington, D.C.

Beaudreault holds a B.S. in Journalism from the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and an M.S. in Agricultural Communication, a Ph.D. in Agricultural Education and Extension and a graduate certificate in survey research from Ohio State University. She gives global presentations, publishes research and editorials (e.g., Huffington Post) and serves as an expert on committees.

abeaudreault@ucdavis.edu