Spanning a career more than 30 years, Madeleine Sigman-Grant has focused on the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding. Her areas of interest also include nutrition guidelines for feeding children, as well as childhood obesity prevention programs. Madeleine works with families to help them facilitate behavior change in their food and physical activity choices. She also works with health professionals to understand and apply techniques to help facilitate behavior change in their target audiences.
Madeleine Sigman-Grant, Ph.D., is a Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Specialist and Professor with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. She is a frequent speaker at meetings and conferences for health professionals, academicians and scientists as well as for consumers. She received a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences (specialty- dietetics) from University of California at Los Angeles; completed a dietetic internship at the Veteran's Administration, West Los Angeles; received a Master of Science in Nutrition from Loma Linda University; and a Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of California at Davis.