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Margaret Ruth Williams

Margaret Ruth Williams, American dietitian.


  • Williams, Margaret Ruth was born on October 12, 1957 in New Martinsville, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Calvin Grover and Peggy Ann (Graham) Youngblood.

  • Education

    • AS, Northwest Mississippi Community College, 1977. Postgraduate, Memphis State University, 1979. Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, University Mississippi, 1980.

      Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Service Administration, University Mississippi, 1982.


    • Clinical dietitian Grenada County Hospital, Grenada, Mississippi, 1982-1983, Methodist Hospital, Memphis, 1983-1984. Instructor Memphis State University, 1984-1986. Nutritionist University Tennessee, Memphis, 1986-1988.

      Chief clinical dietitian St. Joseph Hospital, 1988-1989. Director nutrition services St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, since 1989. Consultant James Kimmelman, Memphis, 1984-1986, Tennessee Minority Development Center, Memphis, 1985-1986, Walker & Associates, advertising, Memphis, 1985-1986.

      Temporary instructor Shelby State Community College, Memphis, 1986, Union University Memphis, 1992-1995.


    Volunteer nutrition Church Health Center, Memphis, since 1987. Sunday school teacher Getwell Road Methodist Church. Member American Dietetic Association, Tennessee Dietetic Association (board directors 1990-1992), Memphis District Dietetic Association (board directors 1984-1994, newsletter editor 1984-1985, 91-92, coordinator education program 1986-1987, quality assurance committee 1988-1990, 92-94, chairman diet manual committee 1990-1992).



    Reading, decorating.


    • Married Randal Earl Todd, May 24, 1975 (divorced December 1979). 1 child, Miranda Ruth. Married Michael Ralph Williams, May 31, 1983.
    • father: Calvin Grover Youngblood
    • mother: Peggy Ann (Graham) Youngblood
    • spouses: Randal Earl Todd
    • Michael Ralph Williams
    • child: Miranda Ruth Williams
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    Born October 12, 1957
    (age 60)