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Nellie Louise Derise

Nellie Louise Derise, American nutritionist, educator, researcher. Member American Home Economics Association, American Dietetic Association, United States Metric Association, Society Nutrition Education, Louisiana Home Economics Association (board directors 1973-1975), Louisiana Dietetic Association (board directors 1982-1986), Institute Food Technology, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Derise, Nellie Louise was born on August 9, 1937 in Jeanerette, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of O'Niell Paul and Anita (Savoy) Derise.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1962. Master of Science, University Alabama, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1973.

    Career

    • Graduate assistant University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1962-1964. Assistant professor Iowa State University, Ames, 1968-1970, University Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1964-1968, associate professor, 1973-1981, professor home economics, 1981-1994. Retired, 1994

      Chairman Louisiana State Nutrition Council, 1977-1978.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Home Economics Association, American Dietetic Association, United States Metric Association, Society Nutrition Education, Louisiana Home Economics Association (board directors 1973-1975), Louisiana Dietetic Association (board directors 1982-1986), Institute Food Technology, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • father: O'Niell Paul Derise
    • mother: Anita (Savoy) Derise
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