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Judi Ratliff Davis

Judi Ratliff Davis, American dietician. Director Nutrition Task Force American Heart Association Tarrant County, 1978-1980. Member of Austin Dietetic Association, Texas Dietetic Association, American Dietetic Association.

Background

  • Davis, Judi Ratliff was born on November 5, 1944 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Daughter of Wortham Wayne and Margaret (Bales) Ratliff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Texas, 1966. Master of Science, Texas Women's University, 1978.

    Career

    • Clinical dietitian Rex Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1967-1969. Nutrition consultant nursing homes Southwest Virginia, 1969-1970. Clinical dietitian Baptist Memorial Hospital, San Antonio, 1970-1971, Park North General Hospital, San Antonio, 1972-1973.

      Food and nutrition consultant The Sugar Association, Washington, 1975-1978. Instructor Tarrant County Junior College, Fort Worth, 1976-1978. Dietitian Greenhouse Health Spa, Arlington, Texas, 1979-1981.

      Private practice consultant dietitian, 1981-1987. Chief dietitian Fort Worth State School, 1987-1990. Department head nutrition therapy Rehabilitation Hospital North Texas, Arlington, 1990-1991.

      Consultant Headstart Program, Fort Worth, 1992-1999. Chief dietitian home and community based services Tarrant County Mental Health Mental Retardation, 1994-1999. Quality assurance nutritionist for Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children program Texas Department Health, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: travel, sewing, reading.

    Works

    • Applied Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses, 2e
    • Authored by a dietitian and nursing instructor, this practical nutrition text presents basic nutrition principles, encouraging the reader to apply and utilize this information in providing nutrition support, performing client assessments, and teaching clients.
    • Co-author: Diabetic Meal Plan Handbook, 1987, Applied Nutrition and Diet Therapy, 1988, 1994, Nurturing Young Minds and Bodies, 1995, Dental Hygienist's Guide to Nutritional Care, 1998, 2005. Creator: several slide presentations.

    Membership

    Director Nutrition Task Force American Heart Association Tarrant County, 1978-1980. Member of Austin Dietetic Association, Texas Dietetic Association, American Dietetic Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: travel, sewing, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Frank Eugene Davis, February 11, 1967 (deceased 1995). Children: Darrell Wayne, Douglas Alexander, Deborah Michelle Davis Brutsch√©.
    • father: Wortham Wayne Ratliff
    • mother: Margaret (Bales) Ratliff
    • spouse: Frank Eugene Davis
    • children: Darrell Wayne Davis
    • Douglas Alexander Davis
    • Deborah Michelle Davis Brutsch√© Davis
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    Born November 5, 1944
    (age 73)
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