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Mary Beth Arensberg, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND is director of health policy and programs, Abbott Nutrition, a division of Abbott. Her educational background includes a BS in dietetics from The Ohio State University and an MS in nutrition from the Boston University Sargent College of Allied Health Professions. She completed a clinical dietetic internship at Boston’s New England Deaconess Hospital and earned her PhD in nutrition at OSU. She has given over 100 presentations at local, state, and national and international health professional meetings, has authored more than 50 publications and programs on pediatric and adult nutrition topics, and co-authored a book chapter on international nutrition assessment and research for a graduate book on nutrition assessment. Her research interests include malnutrition, frailty, and sarcopenia screening and nutrition intervention for these conditions among older adults, nutrition-focused quality improvement, and clinical nutrition leadership.