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Ruth MacDonald, PhD, RD
Ruth MacDonald, PhD, RD, is Chair and Professor of the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition at Iowa State University.
Tell us something interesting about yourself.
I grew up in New Jersey.
What are you currently working on?
I'm finishing the semester of teaching my course, Societal Impacts on Food Systems.
If you could have one superpower what would it be?
What's the last good book you read?
I reread The Grapes of Wrath.
What are three words that best describe you?
Dedicated. Enthusiastic. Fast-walking.
What do you like to do in your free time?
Running and being outside.
What are you most passionate about?
Applying science to health and food.
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