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Julia Sherwood Thomas Wimpee

Julia Sherwood Thomas Wimpee, American dietitian. Registered dietitian, Tennessee. Member Middle Tennessee Zoological Society, Nashville, 1987. Member American Dietetic Association, Tennessee Dietetic Association (chairperson scholarships 1985-1987, Young Dietitian of Year Chattanooga district 1984), Conference for Food Protection (standards committee 1986-1987).

Background

  • Wimpee, Julia Sherwood Thomas was born on July 1, 1955 in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Robert Coley and Marjorie May (Jones) Thomas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Food Science and Food System Administration, University Tennessee, 1977.

    Career

    • Chief therapeutic dietitian Hamilton Memorial Hospital, Dalton, Georgia, 1977-1980. Director dietetics Parkwood Healthcare National Health Corporation, Chattanooga, 1980-1982. Educator diabetes Southeast Diabetes Treatment Center, Inc., 1982-1985.

      Marketing food specialist Aladdin Synergetics, Inc., Nashville, since 1985. Consultant Palmer Foods, Inc., Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 1987. Consultant diabetes Humana East Ridge (Tennessee) Hospital, since 1986, Southeast Diabetes Center, East Ridge, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Registered dietitian, Tennessee.

    Works

    • Co-author: (diabetes research) Microcomputer Diabetes Patient Education, 1983. Software programs for diabetes education, 1983 (American Dietetic Association award 1984). Public Diabetes and the Diet Dilemma, A Handbook for People with Diabetes, Medicine Bow Public Company, 1985.

    Membership

    Member Middle Tennessee Zoological Society, Nashville, 1987. Member American Dietetic Association, Tennessee Dietetic Association (chairperson scholarships 1985-1987, Young Dietitian of Year Chattanooga district 1984), Conference for Food Protection (standards committee 1986-1987).

    Personality

    Interests

    Furniture and antique restoration and collection.

    Connections

    • Married Stephen Loyd Wimpee, July 5, 1982.
    • father: Robert Coley Thomas
    • mother: Marjorie May (Jones) Thomas
    • spouse: Stephen Loyd Wimpee
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    Born July 1, 1955
    (age 62)
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