Dr. Ziegler is currently a senior investigator in the Office of the Director of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program of the National Cancer Institute. Her research on diet, nutrition, and cancer has emphasized both etiology and public health implications, and has integrated biochemical and molecular techniques. Dr. Ziegler received a B.A. in chemistry and English from Swarthmore College, a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley, and a M.P.H. in epidemiology and public policy from the Harvard School of Public Health. She has developed and taught courses on public health nutrition, international nutrition, and global food resources at Yale, Harvard, and Tufts Universities. Dr. Ziegler helped establish the Nutritional Epidemiology Research Interest Section of the American Society of Nutritional Sciences and currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and the Nutrition Action Healthletter. In 1996, she was awarded the NIH Merit Award for her research on the role of vegetables, fruits, and micronutrients in the etiology of cancer.

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