Joe M. Regenstein

Joe M. Regenstein, Ph.D.jmrapron

Adjunct Professor in Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences Veterinary School
Cornell University, New York
Joe M. Regenstein serves as a member of Browse and Grass Growers Cooperative’s board of directors. He is a Professor in the Department of Food Science and is a member of the Field of Food Science and the Field of International Development at Cornell University, New York. He is an Adjunct Professor in Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences in the Veterinary School, a member of the Governing Board of the Science of Natural and Environmental Systems program, and an Adjunct Professor in the Food Industry Program at Kansas State University. He is a fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists which is the largest food science organization for the advancement of food science and technology in the world and the recipient of the Elizabeth Fleming Stier Humanitarian Award of the Institute of Food Technologists in recognition of his humanitarian work and dedication that results in significant contributions to the well-being of the food industry.
Among the courses Regenstein teaches is Animal Welfare and he leads the Cornell Kosher and Halal Food Initiative, which provides extension/outreach services to the kosher and halal foods sectors and a kosher and halal food regulations course online. He consults internationally and heads a master class at the DeTAo Masters Academy, Shanghai, China, an educational organization focusing on innovation.
Regenstein’s research focuses is to increase small scale animal agriculture while incorporating the knowledge and the understanding of animal welfare and environmental sustainability to benefit the long term health of the food supply. Improving sheep and goat sustainability is crucial to international food security.
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