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Madelaine Ivette Lasa

Madelaine Ivette Lasa, Puerto Rican, American dietitian, educator. Registered dietitian, Florida.


  • Lasa, Madelaine Ivette was born on August 6, 1954 in Humacao, Puerto Rico. Daughter of Miguel Angel and Margarita (Silva) Hernandez.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, University Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1975.


    • Intern, San Juan VA Medical Center, Rio Piedras, 1975-1976;clinical dietician, P.R. Department Health, Humacao, 1977-1978;chief administrative dietitian, P.R. Department Health, Cayey, 1978-1979;director food and nutrition service, P.R. Department Health, Guayama, 1979-1981;clinical dietitian, VA Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida, 1983-1984;member nutrition support team, VA Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida, 1983-1991;clinical nutrition specialist, VA Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida, 1984-1991;team leader cardiac rehabilitation teaching program, VA Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida, 1986-1991. Adjunct clinical instructor dietetics U. Florida, Gainesville, 1983-1991. Clinical dietitian San Juan Veterans Administration Hospital., 1983-1991.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Secretary Partido Nuevo Progresista, Caquas, Puerto Rico, 1976-1980. Active Girl Scouts American. Board directors American Heart Association Alachua County.

    Member American Dietetic Association, Florida Dietetic Association, Gainesville District Dietetic Association, national Kidney Foundation Council on Renal Nutrition (secretary 1987-1988, president 1989-1990, chairman nominating committee 1990-1991), Puerto Rico Dietetic Association (member awards committee 1991-1992), College Nutritionists and Dietitions Puerto Rico.



    Avocations: handcrafts, gardening.


    • Married Ivan Lasa, January 24, 1976. Children: Marlene, Astrid.
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    Born August 6, 1954
    (age 63)