Peri Book Bianchi, American nutritionist, educator. Achievements include research in pivalic acid which induces a carnitine deficiency similar to that found in children with organic acidurias. Member American Dietetic Association, Virginia Dietetic Association, North Dakota Dietetic Association, Sierra Club (consultant committee chair 1984), Sigma Xi.
- Clinical nutritionist Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1973-1984, Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1991-1996. Assistant professor North Dakota State University, Fargo, since 1996. Sponsor Student Dietetic Association, Fargo, 1997.