Party affiliation: Democrat
Diane Feickert Birt, American nutrition educator, researcher. General Foods fellow, 1974-1975; National Institutes of Health grantee, 1979-1982, 83-86, 84-87, 86-94, 88-91. Member American Institute Nutrition, American Association for Cancer Research, American Cancer Society (professional education committee Douglas and Sarpy County chapters 1982-1987), American Home Economics Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi.
Assistant professor nutrition Iowa State University, Ames, 1975-1976. Assistant professor Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer University Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, 1976-1982, associate professor, 1982-1988, professor, since 1988. Associate professor department Pharmaceutical Sciences University Nebraska, 1982-1988, professor, since 1988, associate professor biochemistry, 1985-1988, professor, since 1988, interim chairman Department Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Omaha, since 1991.
Member faculty senate University Nebraska, 1983-1986, vice president, 1984-1986. Honon lecturer Mid-American State University Association, 1989-1990. Member chancellor's task force on computing, 1983-1984, campus task force on nutrition, 1984, campus computing steering committee, 1984-1985, faculty hand book committee, 1985, 87, faculty senate committee on role, mission and goals, 1985.
Member animal care committee Eppley Institute, 1977-1989, chairman, 1983-1989. Consultant National Institutes of Health, Washington, 1984-1991, chairman, 1989-1991.