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2001 Alumni Fellow

Posted: June 29, 2009

Stuart Patton '43 B.S. Dairy Husbandry. Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego
Stuart Patton

Stuart Patton

Adjunct Professor, Program in Foods and Nutrition, School of Family Studies and Consumer Sciences, San Diego State University.

Evan Pugh Professor of Agriculture Emeritus, Penn State University alumnus Patton is known internationally for his research and teaching in the fields of milk chemistry and the biological processes that regulate milk synthesis in the mammary gland.

He received his bachelor's degree in dairy husbandry from Penn State in 1943 and went on to earn a master's and doctorate from Ohio State University. In 1949, he joined the dairy science faculty at Penn State, and in 1966, he became the College of Agricultural Sciences' first Evan Pugh Professor.

Since retiring from Penn State in 1980, he has continued to publish actively in scientific journals. Patton holds membership in numerous professional societies and has received several awards during his distinguished career.