Melinda Hemmelgarn

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Melinda Hemmelgarn M.S., R.D. is a registered dietician who serves on the boards of the Organic Farming Research Foundation and the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES).[1]

"Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D. is a registered dietitian, investigative nutritionist and award-winning journalist. Her "Food Sleuth" radio interviews, columns and keynotes help consumers "think beyond their plates." Melinda formerly developed and directed the Nutrition Communications Center at the University of Missouri, where she blazed the trail blending media literacy with nutrition education. Her W.K. Kellogg Food and Society Policy Fellowship allowed her to connect the dots between food, health and agriculture. Today her work focuses on promoting critical thinking and "food system literacy." Melinda received a B.S. in Dietetics from Florida State University, completed her dietetic internship through Cornell University, and received a Masters in Human Nutrition from the University of MO – Columbia. She also serves on the MOSES Board."[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 OFRF Board of Directors, Accessed September 22, 2011.

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