Wendy L. Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., is vice president of nutrition, health and wellness at Nestlé USA, past chair of the food and nutrition section of the American Public Health Association, and recognized public health researcher. Dr. Johnson is known for her focus on diverse communities and ensuring moms and parents have the information and resources they need to give their child a great start. In her current role she is charged with setting and implementing the cross-cutting Nutrition, Health and Wellness Strategy for the US Nestlé businesses. She is a member of the advisory board of the Newark Start Healthy Stay Healthy community program, a program that educates families on how to close nutrition gaps for young children. Dr. Johnson received her Ph.D., M.P.H., and B.A. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.