Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., RD


Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., RD, is a Professor of Food Science and Nutrition at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. Dr. Slavin’s research is focused on human metabolic and invitro studies in the areas of digestive health and satiety, with interventions that include carbohydrates, fibre, protein and whole food studies. Dr. Slavin has served as a scientific advisor with many professional organisations, most recently she served on the 2010 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, and is respected internationally for her expertise in fibre and whole grain studies.