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Catherine Margaret Champagne

Catherine Margaret Champagne, American nutrient data systems scientist, nutritionist. License dietitian and nutritionist, Louisiana; life certified child nutrition program supervisor, Louisiana.


  • Champagne, Catherine Margaret was born on December 14, 1947 in New Iberia, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Harris James and Catherine Rita (Durand) Champagne.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Home Economic Education, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1969. Master of Science in Nutrition, Mississippi State University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition, Mississippi State University, 1980.


    • Graduate research assistant Mississippi State University, 1970-1973. Clinical dietitian University Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock, 1974-1975. Instructor University Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1975-1976, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1977, 84-89, graduate assistant, 1978-1980, postdoctoral research associate, 1981-1982, research specialist, 1984-1989, nutrition consultant School Health, 1978-1984.

      Nutritionist Capital Area Agency on Aging, Inc., 1977-1984. Nutrient data systems scientist Pennington biomedical Research Center, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • License dietitian and nutritionist, Louisiana. Life certified child nutrition program supervisor, Louisiana.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapter to book.


    Assistant Confrat. Christian Doctrine, St. Jude Parish, Baton Rouge, 1991-1992. Member American Dietetic Association (registered), Institute Food Technologists, Southern Association Agricultural Scientists, Louisiana Dietetic Association, Baton Rouge Dietetic Association (president-elect 1991-1992), Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Tau Sigma, Kappa Omicron Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta.



    Jogging, gardening, needlecrafts, salt water fishing.


    • Married Lawrence Eugene Johnson (divorced February 1984). Children: Mark, James.
    • father: Harris James Champagne
    • mother: Catherine Rita (Durand) Champagne
    • spouse: Lawrence Eugene Johnson
    • children: Mark Champagne
    • James Champagne
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    Born December 14, 1947
    (age 69)