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Marlys Kay Dunphy

Marlys Kay Dunphy, American dietetics educator. Registered dietitian; licensed dietitian, Iowa. Recipient Community Gem award Iowa City Press Citizen Newspaper, 1975. Member Johnson County History Society, Iowa City, since 1993. Fellow American Dietetic Association (reviewer journal. since 1993, various offices 1981-1991); member Iowa Dietetic Association, Iowa City Dietetic Association, Pi Lambda Theta (Academy Achievement scholar 1983).

Background

  • Dunphy, Marlys Kay was born on May 14, 1948 in Dubuque, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Robert Nicholas and Kathryn Jeanne (Arenz) Dunphy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Clarke College, Dubuque, 1970. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1979. Certified education specialist, University Iowa, 1987.

    Career

    • Outpatient dietitian Medical Associates Clinic, Dubuque, 1971-1973. Clinical dietitian University Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, 1973-1984, coordinator clinical education, since 1984. Member staff council University Iowa, 1984-1991, member strategic planning committee, 1991-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Registered dietitian. Licensed dietitian, Iowa.

    Works

    • Author, editor: Enteral Nutrition, 1990. Editor: University Hospitals Diet Manual, 1995.

    Membership

    Member Johnson County History Society, Iowa City, since 1993. Fellow American Dietetic Association (reviewer journal. since 1993, various offices 1981-1991). Member Iowa Dietetic Association, Iowa City Dietetic Association, Pi Lambda Theta (Academy Achievement scholar 1983).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, mystery novels.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Nicholas Dunphy
    • mother: Kathryn Jeanne (Arenz) Dunphy
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    Born March 14, 1948
    (age 69)
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