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Ruth MacDonald, PhD, RD
Ruth MacDonald, PhD, RD, is Chair and Professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University.
Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.
I grew up in New Jersey.
What three words or phrases best describe you?
Dedicated. Enthusiastic. Fast-walking.
What do you like to do in your free time?
Running and being outside.
What’s the last good book you read?
I reread The Grapes of Wrath.
If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
What are you most passionate about?
Applying science to health and food.
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