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Cheryl Reifer, PhD, RD

Previously adjunct professor
Texas Woman's University

Brenda Roche Wolford, MS, RD

Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences Advisor
University of California

Bernie Rollin, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Animal Sciences and Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University

James Roth, DVM, PhD, DACVM

Distinguished Professor; Director of the Center for Food Security and Public Health
Iowa State University

Robert Rucker, PhD

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Nutrition and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, School of Medicine
University of California - Davis

Lona Sandon, MEd, RD, LD

Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Nutrition
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Charles R. Santerre, PhD

Interim Head of the School of Health Sciences & Professor of Food Toxicology College of Health and Human Sciences
Purdue University

Dennis Savaiano, PhD

Professor of Nutrition Science
Purdue University

Don Schaffner, BS, MS and PhD in food science

Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist in Food Science
Rutgers University

Amy Millmier Schmidt, PhD, PE

Assistant Professor & Livestock Bioenvironmental Engineer
University of Nebraska

Keith R. Schneider, PhD

Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition
University of Florida

Marilynn Schnepf, PhD

Department Chair and Professor, Nutrition & Health Sciences
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

David Shaw, PhD

Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Mississippi State University

Tony Shelton, PhD

Professor of Entomology

Milan Shipka, PhD

Professor of Animal Science, Extension Livestock Specialist and Associate Director of the Agricultural & Forestry Experiment Station
University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Martha Shulski, PhD

Director of the High Plains Regional Climate Center and Assistant Professor of the School of Natural Resources
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Randall Singer, B.A., D.V.M., M.P.V.

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
University of Minnesota

Joanne Slavin, PhD, RD

Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota

David Smith, PhD

Associate Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Science
Mississippi State University

Melinda S. Sothern, PhD, CEP, Professor

Jim Finks Endowed Chair in Health Promotion, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences Department, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Louisiana State University

Kenneth Stalder, PhD

Professor of Animal Science
Iowa State University

Qi Sun, ScD, MMS, MD

Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition
Harvard School of Public Health

LaDon Swann, PhD

Director and Associate Professor of Fisheries and Allied Aquaculture
Auburn University

Janice Swanson, PhD

Professor of Animal Behavior and Welfare
Michigan State University

Steve L. Taylor, PhD

Professor, Food Science & Technology
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Harshavardhan Thippareddi, PhD

Associate Professor of Food Science & Technology
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dan Thomson, MS, PhD, DVM

Jones Professor of Production Medicine and Epidemiology/ Professor
Kansas State University

Thomas P. Tomich, PhD

W.K. Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems, Director, UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute, Director, UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, Professor of Community Development, Environmental Science & Policy
University of California, Davis

Ted Tyson, PhD

Professor of Biosystems Engineering
Auburn University