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Lloyd Sherrod, Ph.D., Honored for Excellence in Nutrition Education

Dr. Lloyd Sherrod is a respected educator, researcher and military veteran

He worked at a number of academic institutions, starting his teaching life as an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii in 1964.

    PANHANDLE, TX, September 29, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Lloyd Sherrod has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A retired nutritionist since 1995, Dr. Sherrod left his mark over the course of his career in the fields of education and research. He worked at a number of academic institutions, starting his teaching life as an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii in 1964. In 1967, he became an associate professor at Texas Tech University, where he advanced to full professor before leaving the university in 1979. That year, he joined Frank Phillips College as a nutrition-chemistry instructor. Dr. Sherrod remained in this role until accepting a position as a part-time nutrition instructor at Amarillo College in Texas, where he remained until his retirement.

Dr. Sherrod is a native of Kansas who served in the U.S. Army prior to pursuing his education. He graduated from South Dakota State University in 1958 and received a Master of Science from the University of Arkansas in 1960. Dr. Sherrod then worked as a research associate at Oklahoma State University while obtaining a Ph.D. He continued as an active researcher throughout his career and contributed a number of articles to scientific journals.

Additionally, Dr. Sherrod remained involved in the scientific community. His many professional affiliations have included the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Society of Animal Science, the American Dairy Science Association, the American Society of Agronomy, the American Institute of Biological Sciences, the Texas Junior College Teachers Association, American Men and Women of Science, and the Plains Nutrition Council.

Dr. Sherrod is also a member of the honor societies Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, and Gamma Sigma Delta. He was chosen to be featured in the 52nd through 70th editions of Who's Who in America, the 1st through 8th editions of Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and several editions of Who's Who in the World.

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