Dr. Ruth Stanhiser, graduated from Loma Linda University Medical School. She has had a lifelong interest in Nutrition and Health. She started working in private practice while taking courses in Nutrition at UCLA. Later, on the faculty at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in California she was Director of Undergraduate Education and instrumental in gaining “Baby Friendly” status for the hospital. She also was President of the AAFP local chapter. Currently, she is working as a Hospitalist at the Veteran’s Hospital in Roseburg, Oregon. She and her husband, Gary, have 3 grown children.