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Dr. Sachiko St. Jeor
   Dr.   Sachiko   St.   Jeor,   President   and   CEO   of   GenQuest   Nutrition   is Internationally   renowned   for   her   50+   years   of   contributions   to   the field   of   nutrition,   dietetics   and   medical   education.   Over   the   years,   she has   received   numerous   accolades,   including   the   2013   Marjorie   Copher Award,   the   highest   honor   awarded   to   members   of   the   Academy   of Nutrition   and   Dietetics.   She   also   received   the   Academy’s   excellence   in Practice   in   Dietetics   Research   (1995)   and   Medallion   Award   (1996).   She has    also    received    recognition    and    honors    from    other    societies, including     the     Award     for     Excellence     in     Medical/Dental     Nutrition Education   from   the   American   Society   for   Nutrition   in   2007.   She   was   a member    of    the    prestigious    1995    US    Dietary    Guidelines    Advisory Committee    setting    standards    for    the    nation.    Her    efforts    include collaborations    with    many    other    professional    societies    to    create interdisciplinary   approaches,   particularly   for   weight   management,   and has   been   recognized   as   a   Fellow   in   The   Obesity   Society,   Society   of Behavioral    Medicine    and    two    councils    with    the    American    Heart Association    (Epidemiology    and    Prevention    and    Nutrition,    Physical Activity and Metabolism).    As   an   active   member   of   the   Academy,   she   served   as   Chair of   the   Research   Council   and   has   been   invited   to   chair   and   speak   at many    national,    regional    and    local    meetings.    Dr.    St.    Jeor    has    been honored   as   a   visiting   professor,   lecturer,   mentor   and   commencement speaker    to    many    dietetic    internship    and    graduate    nutrition    and medical   school   programs.   She   served   as   a   member   of   the   American Heart   Association’s   Nutrition   Committee,   as   well   as   a   member   of   3   NIH study   sections   (Behavioral   Medicine,   Epidemiology   &   Disease   Control, Health   Context   &   Behavior),   as   well   as   the   NHLBI   Clinical   Applications and   Prevention   Advisory   Committee.   The   NIH   study   sections   provided leadership    for    the    integration    of    clinical    nutrition    research    and enhanced   role   of   dietitians   in   important   clinical   studies.   Her   diverse expertise   in   the   above   roles   has   made   her   a   popular   consultant   for USA Today and Consumer Reports. Dr.   St.   Jeor   is   well   known   for   her   many   innovative   contributions to   the   field   of   nutrition,   clinical   medicine   and   dietetics.   As   a   metabolic dietitian   at   the   University   of   Utah   Clinical   Research   Center   (1965),   she developed     the     protein     and     potassium     exchange     lists     for     the management    of    renal    patients,    dialyzed    potatoes    to    lower    their potassium    content,    established    nomenclature    and    procedures    for balance   studies,   and   created   one   of   the   first   nutrient   analyses   systems using    Handbook    8 —which    only    contained    about    396    foods    and    26 nutrients in the late 1960’s.
As   an   instructor   in   the   Department.   of   Behavioral   Sciences   at   the M.S.    Hershey    Medical    Center    of    the    Pennsylvania    State    University (1975),   she   designed   outpatient   behavioral   studies,   established   the   7- day   food   record   as   the   gold   standard   for   evaluating   nutrient   intake, and   originated   one   of   the   first   Behavioral   Nutrition   Clinics   for   weight management,   setting   an   example   of   the   use   of   indirect   calorimeters, bioelectrical impedance, and pedometers in dietetic practice. After   obtaining   a   Ph.D.   from   the   Department   of   Nutrition   at   the Pennsylvania   State   University   in   1980,   she   moved   to   the   University   of Nevada    School    of    Medicine    where    she    was    responsible    for    the development    of    the    statewide     Nutrition    Education    and    Research Program   (NERP,   1984)   and   Special   Qualifications   for   Nutrition   (SQIN) program for medical students. As    PI    of    the    NHLBI    funded RENO        Diet-Heart        Study,        she mentored   Mark   Mifflin   as   the   first SQIN   student   in   the   development   of the   Mifflin-St.   Jeor   Equation   (MSJE, 1990)   for   the   prediction   of   Resting Energy   Expenditure   (REE).   The   MSJE is      now      recommended      for      use worldwide.   Other   accomplishments she    achieved    at    the    University    of Nevada    include    demonstration    of the    use    of    the    portable    indirect    calorimeter    and    physical    activity trackers   in   the   Weight   Management   Clinic   (2000),   definition   of   criteria for   weight   maintenance   and   fluctuations   as   a   basis   for   assessment, and   the   introduction   of   innovative   diet   programs   with   interdisciplinary collaborations     as     the     Director     of     the     Center     for     Nutrition     and Metabolism and Professor in the Department of Medicine (2000-2012). She    is    now    Professor    Emerita    of    Clinical    Medicine    at    the University   of   Nevada,   Reno   and   is   pursuing   her   passion   of   creating   new approaches   to   improve   the   assessment   of   energy   balance   on   a   more personalized   basis.   She   is   intent   on   leading   the   profession   through interdisciplinary   collaborations   with   St.   Jeor   Associates   of   GenQuest Nutrition Solutions “ beyond the Mifflin St Jeor Equation ”.
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© 2015-Present GenQuest Nutrition LLC NutritionPracticeToolsResults
PhD, RDN, FAND, FADA CEO & Founder of Genquest Nutrition Solutions
Dr. Sachiko St. Jeor
   Dr.   Sachiko   St.   Jeor,   President   and   CEO   of   GenQuest   Nutrition   is Internationally   renowned   for   her   50+   years   of   contributions   to   the   field of   nutrition,   dietetics   and   medical   education.   Over   the   years,   she   has received    numerous    accolades,    including    the    2013    Marjorie    Copher Award,   the   highest   honor   awarded   to   members   of   the   Academy   of Nutrition   and   Dietetics.   She   also   received   the   Academy’s   excellence   in Practice   in   Dietetics   Research   (1995)   and   Medallion   Award   (1996).   She has    also    received    recognition    and    honors    from    other    societies, including     the     Award     for     Excellence     in     Medical/Dental     Nutrition Education   from   the   American   Society   for   Nutrition   in   2007.   She   was   a member    of    the    prestigious    1995    US    Dietary    Guidelines    Advisory Committee    setting    standards    for    the    nation.    Her    efforts    include collaborations     with     many     other     professional     societies     to     create interdisciplinary   approaches,   particularly   for   weight   management,   and has   been   recognized   as   a   Fellow   in   The   Obesity   Society,   Society   of Behavioral    Medicine    and    two    councils    with    the    American    Heart Association    (Epidemiology    and    Prevention    and    Nutrition,    Physical Activity and Metabolism).    As   an   active   member   of   the   Academy,   she   served   as   Chair of   the   Research   Council   and   has   been   invited   to   chair   and   speak   at many    national,    regional    and    local    meetings.    Dr.    St.    Jeor    has    been honored   as   a   visiting   professor,   lecturer,   mentor   and   commencement speaker    to    many    dietetic    internship    and    graduate    nutrition    and medical   school   programs.   She   served   as   a   member   of   the   American Heart   Association’s   Nutrition   Committee,   as   well   as   a   member   of   3   NIH study   sections   (Behavioral   Medicine,   Epidemiology   &   Disease   Control, Health   Context   &   Behavior),   as   well   as   the   NHLBI   Clinical   Applications and   Prevention   Advisory   Committee.   The   NIH   study   sections   provided leadership     for     the     integration     of     clinical     nutrition     research     and enhanced   role   of   dietitians   in   important   clinical   studies.   Her   diverse expertise   in   the   above   roles   has   made   her   a   popular   consultant   for USA Today and Consumer Reports. Dr.   St.   Jeor   is   well   known   for   her   many   innovative   contributions to   the   field   of   nutrition,   clinical   medicine   and   dietetics.   As   a   metabolic dietitian   at   the   University   of   Utah   Clinical   Research   Center   (1965),   she developed     the     protein     and     potassium     exchange     lists     for     the management    of    renal    patients,    dialyzed    potatoes    to    lower    their potassium    content,    established    nomenclature    and    procedures    for balance   studies,   and   created   one   of   the   first   nutrient   analyses   systems using    Handbook    8 —which    only    contained    about    396    foods    and    26 nutrients in the late 1960’s.
As   an   instructor   in   the   Department.   of   Behavioral   Sciences   at   the M.S.    Hershey    Medical    Center    of    the    Pennsylvania    State    University (1975),   she   designed   outpatient   behavioral   studies,   established   the   7- day   food   record   as   the   gold   standard   for   evaluating   nutrient   intake, and   originated   one   of   the   first   Behavioral   Nutrition   Clinics   for   weight management,   setting   an   example   of   the   use   of   indirect   calorimeters, bioelectrical impedance, and pedometers in dietetic practice. After   obtaining   a   Ph.D.   from   the   Department   of   Nutrition   at   the Pennsylvania   State   University   in   1980,   she   moved   to   the   University   of Nevada    School    of    Medicine    where    she    was    responsible    for    the development    of    the    statewide   Nutrition          Education          and Research   Program   (NERP,   1984) and     Special     Qualifications     for Nutrition     (SQIN)     program     for medical students. As   PI   of   the   NHLBI   funded RENO      Diet-Heart      Study,      she mentored    Mark    Mifflin    as    the first   SQIN   student   in   the   development   of   the   Mifflin-St.   Jeor   Equation (MSJE,   1990)   for   the   prediction   of   Resting   Energy   Expenditure   (REE). The      MSJE      is      now      recommended      for      use      worldwide.      Other accomplishments    she    achieved    at    the    University    of    Nevada    include demonstration    of    the    use    of    the    portable    indirect    calorimeter    and physical    activity    trackers    in    the    Weight    Management    Clinic    (2000),
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