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Richard Dean Melton

Richard Dean Melton, American dietician. Registered Dietitian Commission on Dietetic Registration, American Dietetic Association, 1986, certified National Board of Nutrition Support, 1994. Fellow, University Pennsylvania Hospital, 1993. Member of Western Dietetic Association, North Carolina Dietetic Association, American Dietetic Association, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Background

  • Melton, Richard Dean was born on July 3, 1954 in Athens, Tennessee, United States. Son of Chester E. and Jean R. Melton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1981. Master of Science, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1987—1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Clayton College Natural Health, Birmingham, Alabama, 2003.

    Career

    • Nutrition support dietitian Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1993—1997. Metabolic support dietitian Mission Hospitals, Asheville, North Carolina, since 1997. Clinical dietitian Jackson/Madison County General Hospital, Tennessee.

      Nutritionist Tennessee Department Health and Environment. Adjunct factulty, clinical preceptor Andrews University Dietetic Internship Program, Berrien Springs, Michigan, 1993—1997. Adjunct professor Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, 1995—1996.

      Clinical preceptor Western Carolina University Dietetic Internship Program, Asheville, North Carolina, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Dietitian Commission on Dietetic Registration, American Dietetic Association, 1986, certified National Board of Nutrition Support, 1994.

    Membership

    Member of Western Dietetic Association, North Carolina Dietetic Association, American Dietetic Association, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

    Connections

    • father: Chester E.
    • mother: Jean R. Melton
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    Born July 3, 1954
    (age 63)
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