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Nutritionist

Barbara Brown Deskins, American nutritionist. Member executive board Pittsburgh chapter March of Dimes, since 1984; member program committee western Pennsylvania chapter, American Heart Association, since 1985.; Member American Dietetic Association, American Public Health Association, Pittsburgh Dietetic Association, Pennsylvania Dietetic Association, Institute Food Technology.

Background

Deskins, Barbara Brown was born on November 8, 1929 in Olean, New York, United States. Daughter of Harold Seegar and Mary Alyene (Fenner) B.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1951. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy., Michigan State University, 1973.

Instructor nutrition Ohio State University, Columbus, 1953-1956, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1956-1971. Assistant professor University Pittsburgh, 1975-1984, associate professor, since 1984. Public health nutritionist Allegheny County Health Department, since 1974.

Career

Instructor nutrition Ohio State University, Columbus, 1953-1956, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1956-1971. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Everyone's Guide to Better Food and Nutrition, 1975. Completely Cheese, 1978. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member executive board Pittsburgh chapter March of Dimes, since 1984. Member program committee western Pennsylvania chapter, American Heart Association, since 1985. Member American Dietetic Association, American Public Health Association, Pittsburgh Dietetic Association, Pennsylvania Dietetic Association, Institute Food Technology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gourmet cooking; travel.

Connections

Married Wilbur Eugene Deskins, April 18, 1953. Children– Lucinda Brickley, Samantha.

father:
Harold Seegar B.

mother:
Mary Alyene (Fenner) B.

spouse:
Wilbur Eugene Deskins

children:
Lucinda Brickley Deskins

Samantha Deskins