Dr. DeWayne Ashmead, the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Albion was asked to give a Visiting Scholar Lecture at Brigham Young University. The lecture was sponsored by the University’s Department of Health Science. The lecture was presented on December 11th (2008) before a packed auditorium at BYU.
The presentation, “The Politics of Nutrition”, dealt with mineral fortification of foods and the problems associated with getting such programs adopted in countries around the world, and how innovations in nutrition have impacted the health of the world’s communities. Dr. Ashmead has been a featured speaker at various science and public health conferences in virtually all parts of the world, and is always willing to speak on issues related to improving nutritional health of people.