Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
She also manages the swine research unit including personnel, facilities and the financial aspects of the program.
Prior to joining Purina Animal Nutrition in 1999, de Rodas worked at Oklahoma State University and University of Arkansas as a research associate in swine nutrition. She also worked with the Agriculture Department of Honduras for five years in extension and research.
Dr. de Rodas’ research expertise and interest includes:
“The accomplishments that I’m most proud of include the development of UltraCare® Gel and the UltraCare® Pig Starter Feed, a feeding program for young pigs, and EcoCare® Feed, the first environmental feeding program for swine," says Dr. de Rodas. “In addition, we have received eight patents of technologies that we have developed in the past few years.”
Dr. de Rodas earned a bachelor’s degree in agronomic engineering from the National University of Honduras, a master’s degree in animal science and a Ph.D. in animal nutrition from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.