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Debora A. Cooper

Debora A. Cooper, American dietitian. Certified fitness instructor. Named Young Dietitian of Year in Pennsylvania, 1988, Quality Valley United States of America Team award American, 1995, 97, 99, 2000, Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania Quality Team award, 2000.

Background

  • Cooper, Debora A. was born on December 3, 1958 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Frank Thomas and Eleanor Jean (Kulesa) Conrad.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Marywood College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1981. Student, Pennsylvania State University, 1978.

    Career

    • Bookkeeper/teller Third National Bank, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1977. Salesperson J.C. Penney Company, 1977-1981. Food service employee Marywood College, 1980-1981.

      Clinical dietitian The Wood Company at Easton Hospital, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1981-1983, nutrition support dietitian, 1983-1985, clinical nutrition manager, 1984-1995, consultant nutritionist, since 1988, assistant director nutritional service, 1995-1998, patient and clinical nutrition manager, 1998—2004. Clinical nutritional manager St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown and Quakertown, since 2004. Member nutrition committee, patient care service/support service, men's and women's health care advisory committee, clinical path steering committee, infection control, wellness committee, patient education committee, hospital leadership council team facilitator, quality resource person, computer system supervisor Easton Hospital.

      Presenter Clinical Congress ASPEN, since 1995. Numerous speaking engagements-professional and community.

    Major achievements

    • Certified fitness instructor.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Handbook of Therapeutic Intervention, 1994.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Two Rivers Health Promotion Council, Pennsylvania State Cooperative Family Living Advisory Council, American Health Association Advisory Committee. Member American Dietetic Association, Pennsylvania Dietetic Association, Lehigh Valley Dietetic Association, American Society Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Aerobic and Fitness Association American.

    Personality

    Interests

    Exercise, photography, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Donald F. Cooper.
    • father: Frank Thomas Conrad
    • mother: Eleanor Jean (Kulesa) Conrad
    • spouse: Donald F. Cooper.
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    Born December 3, 1958
    (age 58)
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