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Ruth Schneider, RD, MPH - Diet and Nutrition


Ruth Schneider reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Ms. Schneider is the Dietetic Internship Coordinator and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. She also has a private practice in Boise, Idaho. She served as nutrition education specialist for the WIC program (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children), administered through the Idaho State Department of Health and Welfare, from 1980 to 1982. She also wrote training manuals for WIC paraprofessionals in 1991.

Education and Training

Dietetic Internship: Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1976

MPH: University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1980

Academic Appointments

Dietetic Internship Coordinator and Clinical Assistant Professor, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID, 2001–present

Part-Time Instructor in Nutrition, Boise State University, Boise, ID, 1989–present

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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