Roger Wood Talks Fitness and Nutrition with Portsmouth’s Stefany Shaheen

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Stefany Shaheen is pictured with President Joe Biden

Portsmouth resident Stefany Shaheen speaks with podcaster Roger Wood about her role on the President’s Council on Fitness and Nutrition, as well as her insight on police body cameras.  She serves as chair of the Portsmouth Police Commission.  She also has served on the Portsmouth City Council.

Stefany Shaheen, the daughter of U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, is an advocate, entrepreneur and business leader. She co-founded and is currently president of Good Measures. Harnessing the power of food as medicine, the company was awarded a suite of patents by the U.S Patent Office and Shaheen is a named inventor. She was inspired to launch Good Measures following her eldest daughter’s diagnosis with Type 1 diabetes and has dedicated herself to making life better for people living with chronic conditions. Shaheen authored a New York Times bestseller, Elle & Coach, about this experience, which also led her to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Joslin Diabetes Center, the world’s preeminent diabetes research, clinical care and education organization.
Shaheen served on the Portsmouth City Council and is currently Chair of the Police
Commission. Governor Lynch appointed her to serve, and she became Chair of the
State’s Commission on the Status of Women.
A graduate of MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government,
Shaheen was also a Division I Scholarship Athlete. Shaheen and her husband live in Portsmouth, where they raised four children.

Podcaster Roger Wood was honored for his podcast again this year by the New Hampshire Press Association.

Roger Wood is an award winning radio, podcast, newspaper and television journalist, with over 40 years of experience in the media.   Roger has spent his entire professional career in New Hampshire. Roger currently serves as associate publisher and podcast producer at  In 2021 and 2022, he was recognized by the New Hampshire Press Association for his work in news podcasts. Prior to that he was honored for his work in broadcast radio news and public affairs. He has produced news and special feature reports for InDepthNH,New Hampshire Public Radio, NPR, and other public and commercial radio stations.  He also has produced spot news for CBS Radio. He has produced and narrated some 50 audiobooks and has written three novels.  Roger has also moderated political forums for Seacoast Area Chambers of Commerce in Senate, gubernatorial and congressional races. He has also facilitated public policy discussions locally and statewide.  He has three adult children and four grandchildren. Roger and his wife Elaine, reside in Portsmouth with their cat Sebastian.

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