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Auden McClure MD, MPH is co-director of the CHaD Pediatric Lipid and Weight Management Center and director of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Culinary Medicine Program. She in on the leadership team for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Weight & Wellness Center and directs the CHaD LiviNHealthy program, which aims to address pediatric obesity regionally in Northern New England at the clinical and community levels. After graduating from Bowdoin College, Auden completed her culinary training at La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine in Paris, France. She apprenticed in Paris before returning to the U.S. to work at restaurants in New York City and Washington, DC. She then completed medical school at The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, pediatric and preventive medicine residencies at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and a MPH at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. She is recently certified in obesity medicine. Her research efforts focus on better understanding adolescent health risk behaviors, including lack of physical activity and poor diet. She is part of the Dartmouth Media Lab at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and has NIH funding to examine the impact of internet marketing on youth. In the Culinary Medicine Program, she comes full circle to combine her pediatric and public health training, research experience and cooking skills to provide new options for extending the reach of the clinical encounter beyond the traditional medical setting to help promote healthful foods and daily activity for children and families. (Lebanon, NH)