Meet the Expert: Ruth MacDonald

Ruth MacDonald, PhD Dr. Ruth MacDonald

Ruth MacDonald, PhD, RD is Chair and Professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University.

Tell us something interesting about yourself.
I grew up in New Jersey.

If you could have one superpower what would it be?
Reading minds.

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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