Yibo Wood, USDA

Dr. Yibo Wood serves as the Global Coordinator for the Food and Nutrition Service, United States Department of Agriculture.  Her responsibilities include reaching out and coordinating efforts and strategies among federal agencies and international organizations to advance global food security initiative, as well as to promote and improve nutrition assistance programs and better serve children and low-income families domestically.   

Dr. Wood has had 20 years of experience working in child nutrition programs both at Federal and State level; provided consultation and leadership in planning and carrying out technical assistance to improve nutrition, food science and food services components of nutrition and food assistance programs.  She holds a M.S. and Ph.D in human nutrition from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.