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Felicisima Garcia Alcantara

Felicisima Garcia Alcantara, Philippine dietitian, nutrition consultant. License dietitian, Florida.


  • Alcantara, Felicisima Garcia was born on October 26, 1938 in Manila. Came to the United States, 1971. Daughter of Pascual Cruz and Matilde Castro Garcia.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors in Food and Nutrition, Centro Escolar University, Manila, 1960. Master of Science in Food and Nutrition, University Illinois, 1965.


    • Dietetic intern Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, 1960-1961. Staff dietitian St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Dayton, 1962-1963. Research assistant University Illinois, Urbana, 1963-1965.

      Associate professor St. Paul College, Manila, 1965-1968. Community nutritionist Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, 1973-1976. Consultant nutritionist various midwestern extended care facilities, 1977-1983.

      Director dietary services Gainesville (Florida) Nursing Center, 1983-1984. Clinical dietitian Tacachale Community Excellence, Gainesville, 1985—2005. Dietitian Fresenius, since 2005.

      Renal dietitian consultant Fresenius Medical Care, Gainesville, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • License dietitian, Florida.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    • Married Filemon Ocampo Alcantara, May 22, 1966. Children: Philip, Manny.
    • father: Pascual Cruz
    • mother: Matilde Castro Garcia
    • spouse: Filemon Ocampo Alcantara
    • children: Philip Alcantara
    • Manny Alcantara
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    Born October 26, 1938