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Vanessa Denise Baker

Vanessa Denise Baker, American clinical dietitian. Registered dietitian; licensed dietitian/nutritionist, Tennessee; certified instructor Weight No More.

Background

  • Baker, Vanessa Denise was born on October 3, 1964 in Kingsport, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Samuel Ralph and Janice Kay (Light) Baker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Home Economics with honors, University Tennessee, 1986. Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, East Tennessee State University, 1993.

    Career

    • Consultant dietitian Netherland Healthcare Center, Baysmont Retirement Center, Kingsport, 1986, Church Hill (Tennessee) Life Care Center, 1986-1987, dietitian. Clinical dietitian Indian Path Medical Center, Kingsport, 1986-1991. Instructor Kingsport Adult Education, since 1989.

      Consultant dietitian Dickenson County Medical Center, Clintwood, Virginia, 1989-1991. Clinical dietitian Veterinary Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tennessee, since 1991. Facilitator guest relations Indian Path Medical Center, Kingsport, 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Registered dietitian. Licensed dietitian/nutritionist, Tennessee. Certified instructor Weight No More.

    Politics

    Government is ordained by God to reward good and to punish evil.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    God meant for a person’s earthly happiness to be fulfilled through God given relationships.

    Membership

    Volunteer leader 4-H, Sullivan County, Tennessee, since 1983. Volunteer American Heart Association, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1989, Appalachian Girl Scouts, Johnson City, 1988, Dickenson County Headstart, Clintwood, 1988, American Red Cross, Kingsport, 1989, Kingsport Fun Fest, 1988-1989. Member American Dietetic Association (Tennessee Recognized Young Dietitian of Year 1993), Tennessee Dietetic Association, Tri-Cities District Dietetic Association (board directors 1986-1994, recognized council or practice chair 1992, president-elect 1993), Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Beta Phi, Kappa Omicron Nu.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, cooking, camping, collecting postcards.

    Connections

    • father: Samuel Ralph Baker
    • mother: Janice Kay (Light) Baker
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    Born October 3, 1964
    (age 53)
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