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Maureen Storey, PhD

Maureen  Storey, PhD, is the president and CEO of the Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE), founded in 2011. The APRE is dedicated to expanding and translating research into science-based policy and education initiatives on the role of all forms of the potato in a well-balanced diet.  

Storey received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the University of Minnesota and was a National Cancer Institute postdoctoral training grant recipient at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She is a member of the American Society for Nutrition, the Institute for Food Technologists, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association).

Before joining the APRE, Storey was senior vice president for science policy for the American Beverage Association. In addition, she previously served as director of the Center for Food, Nutrition and Agriculture Policy, an independent, affiliated center of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland-College Park. Storey also was a research professor at the university, as well as an affiliate research professor for the school’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science.

In 2005-2006, Storey served as interim director of the University of Maryland/U.S. FDA's Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. She formerly held posts as associate research professor and director of the Center for Food and Nutrition Policy at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and assistant research professor at Georgetown University. Storey also worked at the Kellogg Company earlier in her career.

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