Jan Frederik (‘Fred’) Stevens received his M.S. in pharmacy (1988), pharmacy license (1990), and Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry (1995) from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. He received postdoctoral training at Oregon State University (1995-1999), the Free University of Amsterdam (1999-2000), and the Leibniz Institute for Plant Biochemistry, Halle/Saale, Germany (2000-2002). In 2002, he joined the faculty at Oregon State University (OSU), Corvallis, where he is a Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy and a Principal Investigator at the Linus Pauling Institute. He has authored or co-authored more than 112 articles in peer-review journals. He received five awards for excellence in teaching at the OSU College of Pharmacy. He holds a guest professorship at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, and serves as an Associate Editor of Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. He served the Phytochemical Society of North America as President (2013-2014) and Vice President (2012-2013). His research is aimed at determining the role and function of vitamin C and dietary phytochemicals in human health and disease. Mass spectrometry-based metabolomics is a new direction in his laboratory for the discovery of biological effects of vitamins and phytochemicals in cultured cells, animal models of disease, and in humans.