Bernadette P. Marriott, Ph.D.
Holds the position of Professor, Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Bernadette has 35 years of experience in the fields of nutrition, psychology, and comparative medicine with expertise in diet, nutrition and chronic disease. Dr. Marriott has worked in scientific and administration positions in the federal government, universities, and foundations. Other positions included Founding Director of the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, Vice President roles at the Samueli Institute, RTI International, and the Burroughs Welcome Fund, Deputy Director of the Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (IOM), Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies at Northern Arizona University, and Principal Associate/Scientist at Abt Associates Inc. She is currently leading or has recently led research projects funded by the Army, DoD, NIH, USDA, industry, and foundations. Bernadette Marriott has a BSc in biology/immunology, a Ph.D. in psychology and postgraduate training in trace mineral nutrition, comparative medicine, and advanced statistics. She has published extensively, is on a number of national committees and university scientific advisory boards, and is a frequent speaker on diet, dietary supplements and health. Her passions are competitive running, painting, gardening, and cartoons.