Nesheim, Malden C.

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Malden C Nesheim is Professor of Nutrition Emeritus and Provost Emeritus. He joined the Cornell faculty in 1959. In 1974 he was named Director of the Division of Nutritional Sciences, a post which he held until the summer of 1987. Prior to becoming Provost of Cornell University in September 1989, he held the position of Vice President for Planning and Budgeting. As Provost, Dr. Nesheim was the chief educational officer of the University under the President and was responsible for overseeing all academic programs other than those at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.


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    Survey of the Avian Alimentary Tract
    Crompton, DWT; Nesheim, MC (Internet-First University Press, 2016)
    This Survey of the Alimentary Tract of Birds, includes drawings of the alimentary tract of 151 birds from 52 families. Also included are radiographs of the digestive system of the domestic fowl as well as whole body sections illustrating the anatomy of a chicken. The origins of the survey and the significance of certain anatomical features in the context of the feeding habits of various species are briefly discussed.
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    A Conversation with Malden C. Nesheim
    Nesheim, Malden C.; Scott, Norman R. (Internet-First University Press, 2012-10-27)
    On October 27, 2012 Malden C. Nesheim, who was Cornell’s Provost 1989-1995, was interviewed by Norman R. Scott. They discussed his early years on an Illinois farm, his studies in animal nutrition at the University of Illinois and how his career interests developed. After serving in the United States Air Force, he enrolled in doctoral studies in nutrition at Cornell in 1956. The interview covers his career as a Cornell faculty member and administrator.