Sarah Booth

Dr. Sarah L Booth, PhD, serves as the Director of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University and is a Professor of Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. She has been named Chair of the 2025-2030 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Scientific Advisory Committee. Dr. Booth earned her BS from McGill University, her MS from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and her PhD from McGill. Dr. Booth  is an expert in the role of fat-soluble vitamin metabolism in the prevention of chronic disease. Her doctoral research was focused on the use of indigenous plants in food and medicine. 

On this trip to an island famous for it its healthy diet patterns, she will talk about the truths and myths surrounding the Mediterranean diet and “anti-aging” diets.