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    One-On-One With Denis Medeiros, Author of Advanced Human Nutrition

    Posted by admin on Dec 1, 2011 10:43:59 AM

    Author Denis Medeiros talks about what inspired him to revise Advanced Human Nutrition and addresses how his book compares to other texts on the market.


    Advanced Human Nutrition
    is available through the Jones & Bartlett Learning website or by calling 800-832-0034. Instructors who wish to consider the text for course adoption are invited to request a complimentary review copy.

    About the Author

    Dr. Medeiros is Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. Most recently, he was a Full Professor, Department Head of Human Nutrition, and Associate Dean for Scholarship and Research at Kansas State University.

    His major research area has focused upon the role of trace minerals, particularly copper, on the integrity of the cardiovascular system; and the role of iron in bone integrity. He has received more than $4 million in grants to support his research endeavors from such institutions as the National Institutes of Health, The United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Science Foundation. He has authored or co-authored over 120 scientific peer-refereed articles and has taught classes both at the introductory and advanced levels for undergraduate students and has taught graduate level courses throughout his career. Dr. Medeiros has received outstanding teaching awards for his efforts.

    Topics: Author, nutrition, nutrition

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