Joanne L. Slavin, PhD, RDN
§ Joanne is a professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota and teaches Advanced Human Nutrition.
§ With the help of current and former graduate students (n=80), she has authored more than 300 scientific articles on dietary fiber, carbohydrates, whole grains, protein, snacking, and the role of diet in disease prevention.
§ Joanne was a member of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC)
§ She is a Science Communicator for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and a member of numerous scientific societies, including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and the American Society for Nutrition (ASN)
§ Dr. Slavin has given more than 350 scientific presentations around the world
§ Dr. Slavin grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin which she still owns with her sisters
§ She has BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a Registered Dietitian (RDN)