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Is Champagne Good for Your Health?

Consider the benefits of bubbly!


Should I Count Calories?

The holiday food marathon has begun. Does tracking calories pay off?


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Holidays: A is for Apple

Apples used to decorate holiday trees – find out why!


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A West coast mom and an environmental scientist take a look at the impacts.


Holiday Leftovers: Keeping them safe

Keep leftovers delicious, not dangerous.

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Cecilia Chi-Ham, PhD

Cecilia Chi-Ham, PhD

Dr. Chi-Ham is Director of Science and Technology, PIPRA at the University of California-Davis.

Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.
I am a bass fisherwoman - catch and release.

What three words best describe you?
Focused, dedicated and persistent.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Family time! I like spending time with my husband, sibling and nieces and nephews. And running or hiking with my Labrador, Rusty. (And retail therapy.)

What are you most passionate about?
Using science for the good of humanity. Coming from a developing country, I have seen first-hand how food insecurity can lead to civil unrest. I am passionate about using science for food security, human health and environmental sustainability.

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