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Nancy Carol Ciosek

Nancy Carol Ciosek, American dietitian, educator. Registered and licensed dietitian; certified nutrition specialist. Named honoree Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children 10th Anniversary awards Ceremony Illinois Department Public Health Region VIII, 1984.

Background

  • Ciosek, Nancy Carol was born on May 4, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Bruno George and Ann Barbara (Krawiec) Ciosek.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Home Economics, Rosary College, 1964. Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition, Northern Illinois University, 1972. Postgraduate, Depaul University Law School, 1976.

    Career

    • Dietitian Chicago State Hospital, 1965-1966. Dietary manager Read-Chicago State Mental Health Center, Chicago, 1966-1969. Instructor Wesley-Passavant School Nursing, 1969-1979.

      Director health and nutrition services Community and Economic Development Association Cook County, Inc., 1980-1984. Director dietetic programs Chicago State University, 1985-1991, associate professor, from 1985. Member advisory committee Illinois Department Public Health Nutrition Service, Springfield, 1982-1995.

      Member Chicago Area Dietetic Education Programs Council, 1986-1990. Member interdisciplinary faculty Great Lakes Geriatric Center, Chicago, 1987-1990.

    Membership

    Co-founder, member Healthy Mothers and Babies Coalition, Chicago, 1982-1988. Member Illinois Caucus on Teenage Pregnancy, Chicago, 1981-1988, Illinois Hunger Action Coalition, Chicago, 1985, 88, Illinois Citizens for Better Care, Chicago, 1987-1988, Chicago Hospitality/Food Service Careers for Youth Speakers Forum, since 1989. Board directors Suburban Cook County-DuPage County Health Systems Agency, 1983-1987, executive board, 1985-1987.

    Board directors Health and Medicine Policy Research Group, 1983-1990, Suburban Health Planning Association, 1987-1988. Member dietetic technical advisory board Malcolm X College, 1985-1992, Wm. Rainey Harper College, 1988-1993.

    Member American Dietetic Association (renal dietetics practice group), Illinois Dietetic Association (chair dietetic educators of practitioners 1988-1991, co-chair 1992-1993), Chicago Dietetic Association, Chicago Nutrition Association, Illinois Public Health Association, Illinois Association Allied Health Professionals (board directors since 1992).

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, travel, reading, cooking, aerobics.

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    Died December 27, 1996
    (aged 54)