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Alice Bender, MS, RDN

American Institute for Cancer Research

Alice Bender translates the science of cancer prevention into practical advice for consumers and healthcare professionals. As AICRs Director of Nutrition Programs and spokesperson, she keeps the public informed on cancer-preventive lifestyle choices through AICRs education programs, media appearances and online communication. Ms. Bender works with health care providers, offering research updates, educational materials and programs to help patients and clients lower their cancer risk. Prior to joining AICR in 2009, she provided clinical and health promotion services at Stanford University and the University of Georgia. Alice earned a Masters Degree in Nutrition and Public Health from Columbia University Teachers College. She is currently Chair of the Oncology Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group and has been active in leadership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics state and local affiliates.