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Miriam Ann Jackobs

Miriam Ann Jackobs, American dietician. Licence in dietetics, Ohio. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, Alumni Service award Briarcliff University, 1971 St. George award Archdiocese Dubuque, 1985, Ohio Dietetic Association Member Merit award, 1998; General Foods Foundation fellow Iowa State University, 1965; Dole Leadership grantee, 1992.

Background

  • Jackobs, Miriam Ann was born on April 8, 1940 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Abraham and Mary (Wadedo) Kaled.

  • Education

    • Student, St. Louis University, 1963. Bachelor of Science, Briar Cliff College, 1963. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1965.

      Master of Arts in Religion, Athenaeum of Ohio, Cincinnati, 1995.

    Career

    • Instructor nutrition Arizona State University, Tempe, 1965-1967, Willoughby (Ohio) Eastlake School, 1967-1969. Clinical dietitian Migrant Clinic of Seneca County, Tiffin, Ohio, 1969-1975. Nutrition instructor Heidelberg College, 1969-1975.

      Founder, consultant dietitian Nutrition Consultant Services, 1974-1994. Oncology dietitian Hall Radiation Center, Cedar Rapids, 1983-1987. Nutrition instructor Mount Mercy & Coe Colleges, 1976-1987.

      Clinical dietitian The Brethren's Home, Greenville, Ohio, 1987-1989. Director dietary department Washington Manor Retirement Center, Centerville, 1989-1990. Instructor Kettering (Ohio) Adult School, 1988-1990, Mount St. Joseph College, since 1989.

      Adjunct assistant professor Wilmington College, since 1990. Owner, consultant Spectrum Consulting, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Licence in dietetics, Ohio.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Food Prep Manual, 1968, Diet Manual, 1988, review edition, 1992, 97. Contributor articles on nutrition to professor journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Committee chairman League of Women Voters, Ohio and Iowa, 1970-1982. Fund raising chairman Parent-Teachers Association, Cedar Rapids, 1984-1986. Unit leader district council Boy Scouts American, 1973-1988.

    Organizer Greenville Summer Symphony, Ohio, 1988. Member American Dietetic Association, Ohio Dietetic Association (merit award), Ohio Consultant Dietitions (distinguished, newsletter editor 1988-1995, 2001-2003, chair 1995-1996, 2000-2001), Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association (council on practice chair elect 1997-1998, since 2000, chair 1998-2000, president 1999-2000, since 2002, newsletter editor 1990-2003, grantee 1997), Greater Cincinnati Consultant Dietitians (newsletter editor 1991, health care facilities secretary/chair-elect 1997-1998, chair 1998-1999, distinguished member award), Consultant Dieticians, Scanning Technologies Practice Group, Hunger Malnutrition Dietetics Practice Group (newsletter editor 1996-1998, treasurer 1998-1900), Cedar Rapids Youth Orchestra, Coe Woman (president 1977-1978).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, marathoning, race walking, travel, art.

    Connections

    • Married John Joseph Jackobs, August 28, 1965. Children: Mark James, Daniel Michael, Thomas Vincent.
    • father: Abraham Kaled
    • mother: Mary (Wadedo) Kaled
    • spouse: John Joseph Jackobs
    • children: Mark James Jackobs
    • Daniel Michael Jackobs
    • Thomas Vincent Jackobs
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