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Karla Louise Roehrig

Karla Louise Roehrig, American food science and nutrition educator, consultant. Grant, Burroughs Wellcome, Scotland, 1981, National Institutes of Health, United States Public Health Service.


  • Roehrig, Karla Louise was born on August 18, 1946 in Sycamore, Illinois, United States. Daughter of James H. and Louise Reed (King) Roehrig.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, Urbana, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1977. Postgraduate, Indiana University School Medicine, Indianapolis, 1978.


    • Research assistant Ohio State University, Columbus, 1967—1975, research associate, 1975—1977, assistant professor, 1978—1983, associate professor department food science & nutrition, since 1983. Showalter P.D. fellow Indiana University School Medicine, 1977—1978. Member research advisory council Columbus Zoo, since 1984.

      Visiting professor European division University Maryland, 1991, Army Medical Service Corps., Germany, 1992. Member peer review board American Diabetes Association, Ohio, American Heart Association, Center Ohio Diabetes Association.


    • Author: Carbohydrate, Biochemistry and Metabolism, 1984.


    Trustee Trustee, since 1984. Troop leader Seal of Ohio Council Girl Scouts United States, 1968—1972. Neighborhood, volunteer March of Dimes, Columbus, 1982—1983.

    Member of Sigma Delta Epsilon, Institute Food Technologists, American Society Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, American Institute Nutrition, New York Academy of Sciences, American Diabetes Association (publications committee council on nutrition & metabolism), Bio-chemical Society, Junior Open Court Club (secretary 1983-1984), Gamma Sigma Delta (treasurer Ohio State University chapter, secretary 1993-1994, Agricultural Honorary Teaching award 1992), Sigma Xi (Ohio chapter president 1990-1991).



    Gourmet cooking, computers, architecture.


    • Married Frederick K. Roehrig, August 19, 1967.
    • father: James H. Roehrig
    • mother: Louise Reed (King) Roehrig
    • spouse: Frederick K. Roehrig
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    Born August 18, 1946
    (age 71)