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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.


Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science, University of 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;program director, American Heart Association, Reno, 1988-1989;program director, 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.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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.