Gary Taubes

Gary Taubes | Co-founder, Senior Scientific Advisor

Gary is co-Founder of the Nutrition Science Initiative, and a science and health journalist. He is the author of Why We Get Fat and Good Calories, Bad Calories. Gary has been a contributing correspondent for the journal Science, and has contributed articles as a freelancer to The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Slate, and numerous other publications. His 1997 book, Bad Science was a New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Awards. He is the only print journalist to be a three-time winner of the National Association of Science Writers science-in-society journalism award. He is the recipient of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Independent Investigator Award in Health Policy Research. Gary received his B.S. in physics from Harvard University, his M.S. in engineering from Stanford University, and his M.S. in journalism from Columbia University.


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