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Carmen Rosa Lopez

Carmen Rosa Lopez, American dietitian. Dietetic registration. Danforth fellow Ralston Purina, Puerto Rico, 1960.


  • Lopez, Carmen Rosa was born on July 6, 1939 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. Came to the United States, 1960. Daughter of Juan and Rosalia (Alonso) Lopez.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1961. Internship, Ohio State University, 1962. Master of Arts, Webster University, 1976.


    • Therapeutic dietitian Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, 1962-1964. Shared training dietitian Coamo Reg. Hospital, Coamo, Puerto Rico, 1965-1967.

      Dietitian E. Orange Veterans Administration Hospital, E. Orange, New Jersey, 1967-1969. Clinical dietitian W. Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, 1969-1971. Medical food service officer Torrejon Air Base, Spain, 1971-1973.

      Clinical manager, dietitian United States Air Force Medical Center Scott, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, 1973-1975, management dietitian production, 1975-1977. Cardiac clinical dietitian St. Elizabeth Hospital, Belleville, Illinois, 1977-1997. Clinical dietitian St. Luke's Hospital, 1997—2003, assistant director, 2003.

      Retired, 2003

      Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Dietetic registration.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals and newspapers.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Captain United States Air Force, 1969-1977, lieutenant colonel United States Air Force Reserve., retired 1990. Member St. Louis Dietetic Association, Gateway Dietetic Association (president 1979-1980), Reserve Officer Association, Puerto Rico Dietetic Association, Puerto Rico College Nutrition and Dietetics (licensed), Retired Air Force Dietitians.



    Tennis, walking, sewing, knitting, cooking.


    • father: Juan Lopez
    • mother: Rosalia (Alonso) Lopez
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    Born July 6, 1939