Lilian Cheung, DSc, RD

Lilian Cheung

Lilian Cheung, DSc, RD, is a lecturer, the director of health promotion and communication, the editorial director of the Nutrition Source website, and the co-editorial director of The Obesity Prevention Source ( at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition. Her work focuses on the translation of science-based recommendations into public health communications and programs, to promote healthy lifestyles for chronic disease prevention and control. She is the co-principal investigator and co-author of Eat Well & Keep Moving (2001, 2007), a widely disseminated school-based nutrition and physical activity program for upper elementary school children and co-investigator at the CDC Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity. She also co-edited Child Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity (1995) with the late Surgeon General Dr. Julius Richmond, and she co-authored Be Healthy! It’s A Girl Thing: Food, Fitness and Feeling Great! (2003, 2010), a book written for adolescent girls. Her latest book is Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life co-authored with Zen master, Thich Nhat Hanh which has already been acquired for translation in 17 countries. (Boston, MA)