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David Baer, PhD

Research Leader


David J. Baer, Ph.D., is a Supervisory Research Physiologist with the U.S. Department of Agricultures Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center located in Beltsville, Maryland. Dr. Baer conducts controlled dietary intervention studies to investigate the relationship between diet and the risk for chronic degenerative diseases, especially cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes in people. In addition to dietary intervention studies, Baer is involved in research studies to validate food survey methodologies and to develop new methods for dietary assessment. Dr. Baer earned his bachelors degree from the University of Illinois and his Masters and doctorate in nutrition from Michigan State University.


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