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Donna Alexander Israel

Donna Alexander Israel, American dietitian, consultant, health promotion company executive. Licensed professional counselor, dietitian. Recipient Presidential scholarship Baylor University, 1964; Certified of Excellence, American Counseling Association, 1978; Outstanding Service award Dallas Educational Counselors Association, 1975; named one of Outstanding Young Women in American, 1980.

Background

  • Israel, Donna Alexander was born on February 22, 1942 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of James Weldon and Aileen (Morrison) Alexander.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Baylor University, 1964. Master of Education, University North Texas, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Women's University, 1982.

    Career

    • Social worker Tex Hospitals and Schools, Austin, Big Spring, 1964-1967. Coordinated academic-vocational education instructor Big Spring, Richardson (Texas) Instructional Systems Development, 1968-1974. Vocational counselor Richardson Instructional Systems Development, 1974-1976.

      Administrator Dallas Community College District, 1976-1978. Research assistant, cooperative education administrator Texas Women's University, Denton, 1979-1982. President The Fitness Formula, Inc., Dallas, since 1983.

      Consultant Home Bodies, Dallas, since 1985. Task force member American Heart Association Heart at Work, Dallas, since 1986. Consultant Texas State Board of Examination for Dietitians, Austin, 1987.

      Instructor American Lung Association, American Red Cross.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed professional counselor, dietitian.

    Works

    • Author: Diet Modification, 1987. Contributor articles on nutrition, counseling and worksite health promotion to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member advisory committee Dallas County Community College District, since 1988. Member American Dietetic Association (editor Handbooks for Nutrition Counseling 1995, Reliable Tools for Positive Outcomes 1995, Business Skills 1995), Texas Dietetic Association, Dallas Dietetic Association, Association for Fitness in Business (national presenter 1982, 90).

    Personality

    Interests

    Back-packing, white-water sports.

    Connections

    • Married John Winslow Israel, December 6, 1934. Kelly Susan, Karen Elaine, Dabney Anne, Clifford Winslow, Alexander Kent.
    • father: James Weldon Alexander
    • mother: Aileen (Morrison) Alexander
    • spouse: John Winslow Israel
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    Born February 22, 1942
    (age 75)
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