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Deborah Dean Canter, American dietetics educator. Recipient American Dental Association Foundation for Excellence in Practice for Dietetics Education, 1997; named Kansas Professor of Year Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, 1991.


Canter, Deborah Dean was born on August 2, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of John Raymond and Maggie Eulala (Housden) Canter.


Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, 1972. Master of Science, University Tennessee, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tennessee, 1977.


Clinical instructor in dietetics, U. Tennessee, Knoxville, 1974-1977;from assistant professor in dietetics to associate professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, since 1977;director, Coordinated Program Dietetics, Manhattan, since 1988.


Volunteer Big Brothers and Big Sisters, 1980, American Heart Association, since 1987. Board directors education Manhattan Hospice Care, Inc., 1985-1986. Member The American Dietetic Assn (board directors 1986-1988, 90-92, Medallion award 2002), American School Food Service Association, Commission Dietetic Registration (chairman 1990-1992), Zeta Tau Alpha.