logo logo

Peri Book Bianchi

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.

Background

  • Bianchi, Peri Book was born on May 26, 1950 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of George and Virginia (Cox) Book.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Institutional Management, University Alabama, 1972. Master of Science in Food and Nutrition, University Alabama, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in Food and Nutrition, Michigan State University, 1995.

    Career

    • 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.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in pivalic acid which induces a carnitine deficiency similar to that found in children with organic acidurias.

    Membership

    Member American Dietetic Association, Virginia Dietetic Association, North Dakota Dietetic Association, Sierra Club (consultant committee chair 1984), Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Leonard Joseph Bianchi, October 1, 1988.
    • father: George Book
    • mother: Virginia (Cox) Book
    • spouse: Leonard Joseph Bianchi
    See on larger map
    Born March 26, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality