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Roger Clemens: A Face for Food Science – Telegram, 3/29/16

Profile of Food Science Matters Expert Dr. Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens is a scientist. He has a doctorate of public health in nutrition and biological chemistry and is an adjunct professor of pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences at the USC School of Pharmacy’s International Center for Regulatory Science. Throughout his career, Roger focused on foods and food technologies that could promote the health and development of infants and children. He has children and grandchildren of his own, with whom he shares stories and goes hiking. Roger has published more than 50 manuscripts in nutrition and food science, participated in more than 300 invited lectures around the world and served as an expert panel member for the food industry, scientific organizations, trade associations and regulatory agencies in the United States and Canada. He’s also an accomplished cyclist. He was a member of the 2010 USDA Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and president of the Institute of Food Technologists and attends hockey games with his kids. Roger has a family. Like other scientists, Roger has a

vested interest in the safety of our food supply. He has dedicated his life to determining what foods are safe for us to eat and has taken it upon himself to teach us why. Carrageenan is a food ingredient naturally derived from red seaweed.

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