Peggy Yen

Peggy Yen, MPH, RDN

Oral Health

Peggy Yen is a consultant for the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, primarily for Diabetes, Cardiovascular Health and Communications. In this role, she develops state success stories, webpage content, project reports, and other publications.

She has previously served as a nutrition consultant in the Division of Cardiovascular Health and Nutrition at the Maryland Department of Health and as a Chief Nutritionist for the NIH Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial.

Peggy received her MPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a dietetic internship at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (now Brigham & Woman’s Hospital). As a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener, she enjoys promoting sustainable gardening practices and edible landscapes.