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Blue Ribbon Advisory Board

The PepsiCo Blue Ribbon Advisory Board delivers high-level, independent insight about major health and wellness policies. It also offers science-based perspectives on product transformation, labeling and marketing and provides guidance on partnerships that promote physical activity.

Blue Ribbon Advisory Board

1 Gro Harlem Brundtland, M.D., Former Director-General, World Health Organization, United Nations, Former Prime Minister, Norway

2 Antonia Demas, Ph.D., President, Food Studies Institute

3 James O. Hill, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Founder, America On the Move

4 Brock H. Leach, Seminary Student & Community Volunteer, PepsiCo Chief Innovation and Health & Wellness Officer, Retired

5 William Sears, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine

6 Janet E. Taylor, M.D., Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry, Columbia University

7 Governor James B. Hunt, Jr., Former Governor of North Carolina

8 David A. Kessler, M.D., J.D., Dean, School of Medicine, Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, University of California, San Francisco

9 Kristy F. Woods, M.D., M.P.H., Former Director, Maya Angelou Research Center for Minority Health, Wake Forest University

10 David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine & Public Health and Director, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

11 Raquel Malo, Sr. Vice President, High Performance Nutrition, Human Performance Institute (Joined 2008)

Dean Ornish MD
"I’m proud of the work of the PepsiCo Blue Ribbon Advisory Board, which includes many of the world’s leading experts in health and nutrition. It is a tangible example of visionary leadership in establishing PepsiCo as a health and wellness leader in portfolio transformation, policy, and nutrition science."
— Dean Ornish, M.D., Chairman of the PepsiCo Blue Ribbon Advisory Board Founder & President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

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