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Miriam Blackham Een

Miriam Blackham Een, American dietician. Registered dietitian. Recipient Hope of America award Kiwanis, 1975; selected Recognized Young Dietitian of Year, 1995.


  • Een, Miriam Blackham was born on May 23, 1963 in Murray, Utah, United States. Daughter of VerNon T. and Lorene (Burton) Blackham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Medical Dietetics, Brigham Young University, 1985. Master of Science in Nutrition, University California, Berkeley, 1991.


    • Laboratory assistant Benson Institute Laboratory, Provo, Utah, 1983-1985. Therapeutic dietitian Valley Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1985-1986. Consultant dietitian Beverly Manor, 1985-1986.

      Nutrition consultant Sunnyvale (California) Medical Clinic, 1987-1988. Research/teaching assistant in nutrition science University California, Berkeley, 1988-1990. Dietary service consultant Horizon healthcare corporation, Las Vegas, 1990-1993.

      Assistant professor University Nevada School Medicine, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Registered dietitian.


    • Contributor research papers, abstracts to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Human beings are made in the image of God literally and physically, not just morally.


    Member of American Dietetic Association (member abstract review committee 1994-2004), Nutrition Educators of Health Professional Practice Group, Nevada Dietetic Association (president 1994-1996, 2008-2009, awards committee since 2009), Southern Nevada Dietetic Association (nominating committee 1992-1994, since 2009).



    Piano, organ, water sports.


    • Married Kim Perry Een, June 30, 1990. Children: Aria, Alayna, Eliza, David VerNon, Melissa.
    • father: VerNon T. Blackham
    • mother: Lorene (Burton) Blackham
    • spouse: Kim Perry Een
    • children: Aria Een
    • Alayna Een
    • Eliza Een
    • David VerNon Een
    • Melissa Een
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    Born March 23, 1963
    (age 54)