Our 52nd Year

Asli Aydintasbas
Robert Barylski
John Beyrle
Stephen Biegun
Thomas DeFrank
Susan Glickman
Margaret Jay
Jimmy Kolker
Charles Kupchan
David Lampton
Sean McFate
Mohsen Milani
Manjari Chatterjee Miller
Nolan Peterson
Dennis Ross
Yasmin Sayed
Kori Schake
Lee Schneider
Charles Schudson
Thomas Shannon
Charles Shapiro
Suzanne Spaulding
Barbara Stephenson
Jeremi Suri
Aron Troen
Martin Walker


Aron Troen

Dr. Aron Troen is a member of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he directs the Nutrition and Brain Health Laboratory and teaches in the School of Nutritional Sciences. He was previously on faculty at Tufts University.

While much of his research is concerned with clarifying the biological connection between the quality of diet and brain health, putting such insights into practice is not simply a matter of lifestyle choices, but rather, for many people, one of life circumstances. Prevalent food insecurity is a key driver of ill health, deprivation and economic harm worldwide. Evidence-based policy changes will be essential to improve the food security of individuals and nations, to enhance the quality of the food supply, and to ensure that it is safe and sustainable.

Dr. Troen's evolving research and public service examine micronutrient fortification, food policy reform, and public health nutrition, including in recent responses to the COVID pandemic.

He serves on various Ministry of Health committees on nutrition, health, and food security. Dr. Troen received his doctorate from Oxford University and B.Sc. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.