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Gale Alene Shemwell, American food scientist, nutritionist. National Institutes of Health Nutrition Training grant, University of California at Los Angeles, 1981-1983.


Shemwell, Gale Alene was born on July 15, 1952 in Fort Benning, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Arthur Luther and Joan Marion (Erthal) Shemwell.


Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1974. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1983.


Food scientist Carnation Company, Van Nuys, California, 1975—1983. Consultant Mayhew Foods PLC Uckfield, East Sussex, England, 1983—1985. Research scientist Shenandoah Division Frank Perdue, Bridgewater, Virginia, 1985—1987.

Senior scientist Clorox Technology Center, Pleasanton, California, since 1987. Faculty advisor Cerritos College, California, 1977—1983. Research affiliate Veterans Hospital, Los Angeles, 1978—1979.


Member California Council Against Health Fraud Speakers Bureau, 1982—1983. Fellow: Royal Society Health (London). Member: Nutrition Society (London), Society Chemical Industry, Institute Food Technologists (secretary, executive committee Southern California section 1977-1983, secretary, British section 1983-1985).


  • Other Interests

    Water polo, skiing, antiques.