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Clara Roselina Angel LPN Congress

Dra. Clara Roselina Angel will participate in the presentation “Discussing Poultry nutrition“, along with Dr. Xabier Arbe and Dr. Gonzalo G. Mateos, which will take place on October 23rd at 8:30 a.m. during the Egg-Production Poultry Workshop sponsored by Lohmann.

Dra. Roselina Angel received her Ph.D. in Poultry Nutrition from Iowa State University in 1990 after which she worked as a Research Manager at Purina Mills Specialty Business Group until 1998. Dra. Angel joined the University of Maryland as an Assistant Professor in 1998 and rose through the ranks to her current position Professor. She was Co-editor of the nutrition section of the Journal of Applied Poultry Research from 2009 to 2011 and served four 2-year terms as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Poultry Science. Dra. Angel was a member of the Poultry Science Association’s Board of Directors from 2001 to 2004. She has been a member of the program committee for the Poultry Science’s Informal Nutrition Conference since1998 and now Co-chairs this conference. She has been a panel member for USDA’s National Research Initiative competitive grants program and an Ad Hoc reviewer for USDA-NRI, the Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund, and other funding agencies. Dra. Angel has published seven book chapters, 130 articles in refereed journals and more than 170 abstracts.

Since 2000 she has given more than 200 presentations, more than half of which have been presented overseas. In 2002 she joined the Committee on Animal Nutrition (CAN), at that time the only standing committee of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. Dra. Angel has been the recipient of several awards including the Medal of Achievement Award from the Delmarva Poultry Industry, and the National Chicken Council, Broiler Research Award, the American Feed Industries Poultry Nutrition Award, and the Informal Nutrition Conference Teacher, Advisor, and Life Mentor Award. She also received the Merrill Scholar Faculty Advisor award. She was named a Fellow of the Poultry Science Association in 2016. This is the highest recognition the PSA can bestow on a member and it is awarded based on their professional distinction and contributions to the field of poultry science regardless of longevity.

Dra. Angel’s recent focus has also been on improvement in phosphorus nutrition through optimizing calcium use. Her research has had a direct measurable impact on water and air quality and the environmental and economic sustainability of the poultry industry.