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Ronald Thomas Stanko

Ronald Thomas Stanko, American physician, medical educator, clinical nutritionist. Achievements include patents for preventing body fat deposition, improving glucose metabolism, preventing fatty liver, decreasing plasma cholesterol and enhancing exercise endurance capacity, inhibiting free radical production, prevention of ischemil disease, inhibition of malignancy growth, inhibition of cell death.


Stanko, Ronald Thomas was born on March 24, 1947 in Tarentum, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Andrew Anthony and Mary Louise (Staricek) Stanko.


Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1969. Doctor of Medicine, University Pittsburgh, 1973.


Assistant professor medicine, U. Pittsburgh, 1979-1988;associate professor medicine, U. Pittsburgh, since 1988. Member medical advisory board Caremark, Inc., Chicago, 1987-1991. Science advisor American Council Science and Health, since 1985.

Staff Montefiore University Hospital, Presbyterian University Hospital.


Fellow American College Nutrition. Member American College of Physicians, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Rita Ann Kaniecki, June 27, 1970.