Professor Emerita Nutritionist in Agricultural Experiment Station, Department of Nutrition Director, USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center
Dr. Allen is the Director of the USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center (WHNRC). Dr. Allen's research is focused on the prevalence, causes, consequences and prevention of micronutrient deficiencies including iron, vitamin B-12, zinc, vitamin A and riboflavin.
- Ph.D., University of California, Davis
- R.D., Registered Dietitian, American Dietetic Association