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Carmen Rosa Lopez, American dietitian. Dietetic registration. Danforth fellow Ralston Purina, Puerto Rico, 1960.


Lopez, Carmen Rosa was born on July 6, 1939 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. Came to the United States, 1960. Daughter of Juan and Rosalia (Alonso) Lopez.


Bachelor of Science, University Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1961. Internship, Ohio State University, 1962. Master of Arts, Webster University, 1976.


Therapeutic dietitian Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, 1962-1964. Shared training dietitian Coamo Reg. Hospital, Coamo, Puerto Rico, 1965-1967.

Dietitian E. Orange Veterans Administration Hospital, E. Orange, New Jersey, 1967-1969. Clinical dietitian W. Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, 1969-1971. Medical food service officer Torrejon Air Base, Spain, 1971-1973.

Clinical manager, dietitian United States Air Force Medical Center Scott, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, 1973-1975, management dietitian production, 1975-1977. Cardiac clinical dietitian St. Elizabeth Hospital, Belleville, Illinois, 1977-1997. Clinical dietitian St. Luke's Hospital, 1997—2003, assistant director, 2003.

Retired, 2003

Lecturer in field.


Captain United States Air Force, 1969-1977, lieutenant colonel United States Air Force Reserve., retired 1990. Member St. Louis Dietetic Association, Gateway Dietetic Association (president 1979-1980), Reserve Officer Association, Puerto Rico Dietetic Association, Puerto Rico College Nutrition and Dietetics (licensed), Retired Air Force Dietitians.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, walking, sewing, knitting, cooking.