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Richard A. Ahrens, Ph.D. R.D.
Nutrition & Food Science
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Ph.D. in Nutrition
. University of California at Davis. 1963.
B.S. in Dairy Husbandry
. University of Wisconsin at Madison. 1958.
Awards & Honors:
Elected Council Member, Berwyn Heights Town Council, Maryland, June 1, 2010 - present.
Appointed Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland, College Park, July 1, 1999.
Certificate of Teaching Excellence, Office of Undergraduate Studies, UMCP. 1996.
Excellence in Instruction Award, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, UMCP .1993.
Outstanding Teacher, Center for Teaching Excellence, UMCP. 1992.
Fulbright Scholar, Kenya. 1987-88.
Invitee, Strategic Planning Workshop for the 21st Century, American Home Economics Association, Dallas, TX. 1989.
Invitee, White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health, Washington, D.C. 1969.
Professional Positions Held:
American College of Nutrition, Fellow
American Society for Nutrition
Society for Nutrition Education, 1966 - 2000.
Nutrition Today Society, 1966 - 2000.
New York Academy of Sciences, 1966 - 2000.
American Dietetic Association. R.D. 1975 - 2000.
Royal Society of Medicine, U.K. 1973, temporary membership.
American Dairy Science Association, 1963 - 2000.
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1966 - 2000.
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