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Barbara Zeitlin Kravets, American clinical nutritionist. Certified clinical nutritionist; licensed nutrition consultant. Named American Biographical Institute Woman of the Year, 1992.


Kravets, Barbara Zeitlin was born on April 22, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Nathaniel S. and Rosalyn R. Zeitlin.


Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Northwestern University, 1957.


Director nutrition, American Heart Association Health and Fitness Program, Northbrook, Illinois, 1976-1978;project manager, Dorenfest and Associations, Northbrook, 1978-1979;director nutrition, Nutri-Dyn Products, Inc., Niles, Illinois, 1979-1984;director nutrition outreach services, director nutrition reference service, American International Hospital, Zion, Illinois, 1985-1986;consultant in field, Highland Park, Illinois, since 1986. Member complementary health therapies committee Chicago Department Public Health, since 1991. Member department metabolism, endocrinology and diabetes colloquium Northwestern University Medical School, since 1984.

Drafter Illinois Public Law Dietetic and Nutrition Superior vena cava syndrome Practice Act, 1992. Member Illinois Dietetic and Nutrition Superior vena cava syndrome Practice Board, since 1996. Director nutrition The Claremont Rehabilitation and LivingCtr., since 1995.


Member Nutrition for Optimal Health Association, American Diabetes Association (committee on education 1980-1981), University Illinois Medical School Nutrition Group, National Nutritional Foods Association (academy establishment committee 1982), International and American Associations Clinical Nutritionists (national competency examination committee since 1991), Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Leonard Kravets, July 7, 1957 (divorced 1976). Children; Laura Kravets-Gautier, Linda K., James Z.