Richard Ahrens


Richard A Ahrens
Professor Emeritus
Office Location: 3215 Marie Mount Hall
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Professor Emeritus
Richard A Ahrens
dicka@umd.edu
University of Maryland
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Nutrition & Food Science
0112 Skinner Building
4300 Chapel Lane
College Park, Maryland 20742-7521
Phone (main): 301 474-3328
Phone (alt): 301 405-4347
Fax: 301 474-0624

Education:


  • Ph.D. in Nutrition. University of California at Davis. 1963.

  • B.S. in Dairy Husbandry. University of Wisconsin at Madison. 1958.


Awards and Honors:


  • Elected Council Member, Berwyn Heights Town Council, Maryland, June 1, 2010 - present.
  • Appointed Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland, College Park, July 1, 1999.
  • Certificate of Teaching Excellence, Office of Undergraduate Studies, UMCP. 1996.
  • Excellence in Instruction Award, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, UMCP .1993.
  • Outstanding Teacher, Center for Teaching Excellence, UMCP. 1992.
  • Fulbright Scholar, Kenya. 1987-88.
  • Invitee, Strategic Planning Workshop for the 21st Century, American Home Economics Association, Dallas, TX. 1989.
  • Invitee, White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health, Washington, D.C. 1969.

Professional Membership:


  • American College of Nutrition, Fellow
  • American Society for Nutrition
  • Society for Nutrition Education, 1966 - 2000.
  • Nutrition Today Society, 1966 - 2000.
  • New York Academy of Sciences, 1966 - 2000.
  • American Dietetic Association. R.D. 1975 - 2000.
  • Royal Society of Medicine, U.K. 1973, temporary membership.
  • American Dairy Science Association, 1963 - 2000.
  • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1966 - 2000.


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