U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sheila Fleischhacker

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-594-7440
Email: fleischhackerse@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • J.D.Loyola University Chicago2007
  • The Pennsylvania State UniversityPh.D.2004

Sheila Fleischhacker, Ph.D., J.D.

Senior Public Health and Science Policy Advisor , Office of Nutrition Research

Current Responsibilities & Activities

As the Senior Public Health and Science Policy Advisor at the Office of Nutrition Research, I assist with strategic planning to enhance federal human nutrition research and shape the research agenda for nutrition-related health disparities research.  I am lead author of and contribute to a variety of peer-reviewed publications including law reviews, policy briefs, and systematic reviews addressing a range of food and nutrition law and policy issues.  I have drafted food, nutrition, and health legislation at the local, state, tribal, and federal levels.  At NIH, I advise decision makers across the federal family, review federal documents on a wide range of nutrition-related topics, and serve as the NIH Recorder for the Interagency Committee on Human Nutrition Research National Nutrition Research Roadmap.