Linda Bacon, Ph.D., earned her doctorate in physiology,
specializing in weight regulation, from the University of
California, Davis. She also holds graduate degrees in psychology,
specializing in eating disorders and body image, and exercise
science, specializing in metabolism, and has professional
experience as a researcher, clinical psychotherapist, exercise
physiologist and educator.
Dr. Bacon is currently an associate nutritionist at the University of California, Davis and the lead investigator for a clinical research study that evaluates the Health at Every Size program, co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She is also a nutrition professor in the biology department at City College of San Francisco. Additionally, she maintains a private practice, advising individuals, health care professionals and institutions on strategies for implementing the Health at Every Size program.