Dr. Rachele Pojednic is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition at Simmons College and staff Scientist at BIDMC, Harvard Medical School. She holds a Ph.D. from Tufts University in biochemical and molecular nutrition and exercise physiology and an Ed.M. in physical education and coaching. Her research is focused on physical activity and nutrition interventions for the prevention and treatment of non-communicable chronic disease. Dr. Pojednic is the Interim Executive Director for the Prescription for Activity TaskForce and co-chairs the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Exercise Is Medicine® education committee. Dr. Pojednic has also been an active member of the fitness industry and cycling community for the past 15 years and is a Specialized Women's Ambassador as well as an indoor cycling instructor at Flywheel Sports in Boston. She has been a consultant and writer to several organizations, including Self, Shape, Women's Health, Runners World, Boston Magazine, Eating Well and Huffington Post Healthy Living Blog.