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Donna Thompson Alexander

Donna Thompson Alexander, American health science facility administrator, dietitian. Registered dietitian. Department of Health grantee, 1976.


Alexander, Donna Thompson was born on November 16, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Bachelor in Liberal Arts, Northwestern University, 1962. Master in Public Health, University Michigan, 1977.


Clinical dietitian Evanston (Illinois) Hospital, 1961-1963. Instructor Forsythe Intermediate School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1975, Center Arizona Community College, Coolidge, 1979. Nutritionist Gila River Indian Community, Sacaton, Arizona, 1977-1981.

Director dietary services Phoenix Memorial Hospital, 1981-1985. Associate director nutritional services Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1985-1988, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio, since 1988.


President Huron River Heights Civic Association, Ann Arbor, 1973-1975. Member multi-ethnic board Ann Arbor Public Schools, 1974-1975, Old Battle Corest Homeowners Association Board, 1987-1988. Nutrition volunteer Washtenaw County Cooperative Extension, Ann Arbor, 1974-1977.

Member development committee 4-H Michigan, Lansing, 1976-1977. Hospice volunteer, Greensboro, 1986-1988. Member Society for Hospital Food Service Administrators (North Carolina chapter, program committee Arizona chapter), American Dietetic Association, League of Women Voters (finance committee, education committee 1974), Alpha Chi Omega.


  • Other Interests

    Needlepoint, walking, travel.


Daughter of Harvey George and Hilma Elvina (Johnson) Thompson. Divorced; children: David Scott, Stephen Risdon, James William Henry.