Maureen Dirienzo, PH.D, Speaker 10/13/2016

Tea Time Speaker, Oct 13, 2016:  Topic:  Refugee Resettlement Failure in Milwaukee



Human nutritionist with 30 years experience in the food, food ingredient, and agricultural
biotechnology industries. Broad and unique combination of experiences in product development and positioning, project management, animal and clinical research, regulatory, safety assessments, scientific issues management, and food biotechnology. International speaker on issues related to nutrition and biotechnology.




Quadrant Nutrition, LLC, Principal Consultant


Monsanto Company, Global Lead, Nutrition

Director, Applied Nutrition, The NutraSweet Company

Manager, Nutrition Research, The Kellogg Company


Edited four books, Volumes 1 and 2 of “Nutrition in the ’90s” and “Nutritional
Toxicology” first and second editions, and published numerous scientific papers on nutrition, regulations, and nutritional applications of crop biotechnology.

One patent related to a novel omega-3 fatty acid for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.


  • PhD, Nutrition, University of Minnesota 1985
  • MS, Nutrition, University of Minnesota, 1981
  • BS, Nutrition, University of California, 1978