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Robin Linnea Ruhwedel

Robin Linnea Ruhwedel, American dietitian, education consultant. Named to Outstanding Young Women of America, 1991.


  • Ruhwedel, Robin Linnea was born on August 14, 1958 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Ray Allen Bovee and Mary Helena (Bekebrede) Bovee-Chesnut.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science, University California, Davis, 1980.


    • Dietetic intern Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical center, Chicago, 1981. Clinical dietitian Fresno (California) Community Hospital, 1981-1982. Nutrition education consultant Dairy Council California, Fresno and Oakland, 1982-1985.

      Program director American Heart Association, Honolulu, 1985-1988, Reno, 1988-1989, Optifast at St. Mary's, Reno, 1989-1991. Issues manager Dairy Council California, San Diego, since 1991. Nutrition advisor Scolaris/St. Mary's Communication Education Program, Reno, 1990-1991.

      Nutrition consultant American Heart Association Heart Ball, 1990-1991.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Christian


    Secretary, newsletter editor Enlisted Wives Club, United States Marine Corps, San Diego, 1992. Member American Dietetic Association, California Dietetic Association, San Diego District Dietetic Association, Northern Nevada Dietetic Association (president 1990-1991), American Running and Fitness Association, United States Parachute Association.



    Skydiving (world record for largest female freefall formation 1989), flying, snow and water skiing.


    • Married John Henry Ruhwedel, September 10, 1983. Children: Evan Leilani, Chad James.
    • father: Ray Allen Bovee Bovee-Chesnut
    • mother: Mary Helena (Bekebrede) Bovee-Chesnut
    • spouse: John Henry Ruhwedel
    • children: Evan Leilani Ruhwedel
    • Chad James Ruhwedel
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    Born August 14, 1958
    (age 59)