Cindy Rooney - Communications Consultant

Cynthia Rooney joined ODS as a Communications Consultant/Program Analyst and after retiring from federal service in September 2009. The ODS communications program goal is to increase the public’s understanding of the role of nutrition and dietary supplements in maintaining health. The program informs and educates the public, health care providers, and scientists, and others about the benefits and risks of dietary supplements. Communication activities include the dissemination of educational materials primarily via the ODS website and listservs, as well as the support and promotion of ODS’s scientific meetings and other research-related activities.

Prior to joining ODS, Ms. Rooney worked as a Senior Health Analyst and Planning Officer in ODP. At that time, the office was the focal point for evidence-based assessments of medical practice and state-of-the-science on behalf of the medical community and the public.