Jill Reedy, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., is Chief of the Risk Factor Assessment Branch (RFAB) of the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) in NCI's Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS). As Branch Chief, Dr. Reedy oversees EGRP’s research portfolio and initiatives that focus on dietary and physical activity assessment; methods, tools, technologies and resources for risk factor assessment; and obesity policy research. Her scientific interests include different methodological approaches in dietary pattern analysis, dietary surveillance, obesity policy, new technologies for dietary assessment, and measures of the food environment. She leads the Dietary Patterns Methods Project, a collaboration with investigators from three large U.S. cohorts, which aims to systematically examine index-based scoring systems using standardized methods with mortality outcomes. Dr. Reedy partners with colleagues at NCI, USDA, and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) to develop resources for researchers including the Measures Registry, User Guides, Catalogue of Surveillance Systems, and the Healthy Eating Index. She is a member of the Data Analysis Team for the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, and she has served in a similar capacity for past Dietary Guidelines. Dr. Reedy serves on the Senior Leadership Group for the NIH Nutrition Research Task Force and leads several trans-NIH working groups as well as the NIH Obesity Policy Research Grantees Network. She earned a B.A. in foods and nutrition at Goshen College, a M.P.H. at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.