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Dixie Forester Saeger

Dixie Forester Saeger, American dietitian. Registered dietitian.


  • Saeger, Dixie Forester was born on October 16, 1940 in Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of James Fred and Thelma (Phillips) Forester.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, Tennessee Technology University, 1962. Master of Science in Nutrition, University Tennessee, 1978.


    • Clinical instructor dietetics University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1980-1981, instructor Chattanooga, 1976-1988. Clinical dietitian North Park Hospital, 1979-1987. Director dietetic services Parkwood Health Care Center, 1987-1989.

      Clinical dietitian Memorial Hospital, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Registered dietitian.


    Member American Dietetic Association (practice groups dietitians in nutrition support, dietitians in clinical nutrition management), Tennessee Dietetic Association (chairman quality assurance 1987-1988, chairman council practice division management 1989-1991), Chattanooga District Dietetic Association (secretary 1980-1982, chairman educational program development 1981-1982, president 1983-1984, council on practice 1984-1989, administrator coordinator licensed committee 1986, chairman long range planning committee 1987-1988, chairman council practice 1988-1989, nominating committee 1992-1993, chairman long range planning 1993-1994).


    • Married Henry E. Saeger, August 6, 1962. 1 child, Jeffrey Alan.
    • father: James Fred Forester
    • mother: Thelma (Phillips) Forester
    • spouse: Henry E. Saeger
    • child: Jeffrey Alan Saeger
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