AUTHOR Judy Perkin, DrPH
Judy Perkin, DrPH, has a Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of Texas, School of Public Health at Houston and has approximately 30 years of experience in academia, public health, and in hospital settings. She currently serves as Chair and Professor of the Department of Public Health at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. She is a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Health Education Specialist. Her teaching interests have included food safety, nutrition, epidemiology, environmental contaminants, and mental and emotional health education. She has published in the peer–reviewed literature on the topic of food safety. Previously she has edited and co-authored a book on food allergies and adverse food reactions.Author Disclosure:Financial: No relevant financial relationship exists.Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.