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Louise Groves Jacobson

Louise Groves Jacobson, American nutritionist, educator. License nutritionist and dietitian, Tennessee; certified diabetes educator.

Background

  • Jacobson, Louise Groves was born on October 10, 1938 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Walter and Bessie (Lewis) Groves.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1960. Master of Science in Food and Nutrition, Indiana State University, 1974. Postgraduate, Memphis State University.

    Career

    • Dietitian, Stouffers Restaurant, Pittsburgh, 1960-1961;home economics teacher, North Hills School System, Pittsburgh, 1961-1964;clinical dietitian, Bellevue Suburban Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1964-1967;nutrition instructor, Youngstown (Ohio) State University, 1967-1972;food service director, Saga Food Superior vena cava syndrome, St. Mary's of the Woods, Indiana, 1972-1973;home economics teacher, Normandy School System, St. Louis, 1973-1974;associate professor, Shelby State Community College, Memphis, 1974-1981;nutritionist and health education coordinator, Health First Medical Group, Memphis, since 1981. Nutritionist national health education committee Prudential Insurance Company, Roseland, New Jersey, 1987-1988. Reviewer Society for Nutrition Education, Oakland, California, 1987-1988.

    Membership

    Active Brooks Art Museum, Memphis, 1983-1987. Volunteer Memphis in May, 1982-1997, Center fo Southern Folklore, Memphis, 1982-1988, Friends of the Orpheum, Memphis, 1982-1997, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, 1984-1997, Theatre Memphis, 1982-1986, Pink Palace, since 1997. Member American Dietetic Association (registered dietitian, education chairman Memphis district 1977-1978, chairman scholarship 1981-1983, public relations chairman 1980, long-range planning chairman 1986, Outstanding Dietitian 1980), Tennessee Dietetic Association (state seat 1978-1980), Memphis Area Nutrition Council (various elected offices 1975-1981), Indiana University of Pennsylvania Mid-South Alumni Association (chairman).

    Connections

    • Children: George David Junior, Jeffrey Walter.
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