Nebraska Authors

Ruth M. Leverton

Born 1908-03-23 Minneapolis, MN (USA)

Died 1982-09-14
Champaign, IL (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Stillwater, OK
Washington DC

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Nutrition; Diabetes; Diet

Education

BS in home economics, 1928, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
MS in nutrition, 1932, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
PhD in nutrition in the Department of Home Economics, 1937, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Occupation

Professor in the School of Home Economics, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE: 1937-1954
Assistant Director of the Human Nutrition Research Division, United States Department of Agriculture: 1957-1974

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
United States Department of Agriculture, Washington DC

Honors

Federal Woman's Award, 1972

Bibliography

Food Becomes You, 1952.
A Girl and Her Figure, 1955.
Your Diabetes and How to Live With It. 1961. ( Co-authored with Floyd Rogers & William J. Hervert)

Works featured in:
Yearbook of Agriculture 1974 Shoppers' Guide.

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