Ternus, Maureen MS, RD; McMahon, Kathleen PhD, RD; Lapsley, Karen PhD; Johnson, Guy PhD
Maureen Ternus, MS, RD, is the Nutrition Coordinator for the INC NREF.
Kathleen McMahon, PhD, RD, formerly the Nutrition Consultant for the California Pistachio Commission and INC NREF Nutrition Committee member.
Karen Lapsley, PhD, is Director of Scientific Affairs for the Almond Board of California and an INC NREF Nutrition Committee member.
Guy Johnson, PhD, Adjunct Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana Champagne and owner of Johnson Nutrition Solutions, LLC, wrote the original health claim petition for INC NREF.
Corresponding author: Maureen Ternus, MS, RD, International Tree Nut Council Nutrition Research and Education Foundation, 2413 Anza Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 (e-mail: [email protected]).