Last updated on: 12/3/2014 | Author: ProCon.org

Dorothy Teegarden, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Food and Nutrition at Purdue University
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“Milk can help your bones reach their potential so you won’t break bones now, or develop bone diseases, like osteoporosis, later on. It may also help you prevent gain of fat as you grow older.”

“Got Healthy Bones?” Purdue University Alumni Magazine, Winter 2006

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Food and Nutrition, Purdue University
  • Member, Purdue University Interdepartmental Nutrition Program
  • Member, Purdue Cancer Center
  • Recipient, Faculty Award in Research of Merit, Purdue University, 2006
  • Recipient, Departmental Teaching Award, Food and Nutrition, Purdue University, 2006
Education:
  • PhD, Human Nutrition and Nutritional Biology, University of Chicago, 1984
  • BS, Biology, Antioch College, 1976
Other:
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