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Alfin-Slater (Roslyn) papers
LSC.0592  
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Description
Roslyn B. Alfin-Slater (1916-2002) was faculty in the UCLA Department of Public Health and known in the field for her common-sense approach to diet and nutrition. The papers include correspondence, research notes, administrative materials from the UCLA Department of Public Health, drafts and final copies of manuscripts, and grant proposals and documentation. This collection also includes research correspondence, collected materials and publications related to Alfin-Slater's research on the effects of dietary intake of cholesterol, with a focus on avocado and palm oils.
Background
Roslyn B. Alfin-Slater was faculty in the UCLA Department of Public Health and known for her common-sense approach to diet and nutrition. She was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1916 and received a BA from Brooklyn College (1936), and a MS in chemistry (1942) and PhD in biochemistry (1946) from Columbia University. Following appointments at the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research and the Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition at the University of Southern California, Alfin-Slater joined the faculty of UCLA's School of Public Health in 1959 and helped found its program in Public Health Nutrition.
Extent
6.4 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
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