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Dixie Forester Saeger, American dietitian. Registered dietitian.

Background

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.

Career

Clinical instructor dietetics, U. Tennessee, Knoxville, 1980-1981;instructor, U. Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1976-1988;clinical dietitian, North Park Hospital, Chattanooga, 1979-1987;director dietetic services, Parkwood Health Care Center, Chattanooga, 1987-1989;clinical dietitian, Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, since 1989.

Membership

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).

Connections

Married Henry E. Saeger, August 6, 1962. 1 child, Jeffrey Alan.