Palmer, Carole A. EdD, RD, LDN
Carole A. Palmer, EdD, RD, LDN, is tenured professor and head of the Division of Nutrition and Oral Health Promotion in the Department of Comprehensive Care at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She also directs the Master of Science (MS) component of the MS/DI (Dietetic Internship) program at Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Her primary research has been the study of relationships between diet and/or nutrition, oral conditions, and effective communication of these issues to professionals and the public. She has written extensively in the professional and lay literature; consulted widely on nutrition and oral health issues; appeared frequently on radio and television and in print media; and just completed the third edition of her textbook, Diet and Nutrition in Oral Health (2016).
Dr Palmer received an honorarium from Lippincott Williams and Wilkins for the preparation of this article. This article appears in the Nutrition Today supplement, Sweet Taste Perception and Feeding Toddlers, funded by The Sugar Association.
The author has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Correspondence: Carole A. Palmer, EdD, RD, LDN, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 1 Kneeland St, Boston, MA 02111 ([email protected]).