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Janet Voigt Starkey

Janet Voigt Starkey, American Nutrition specialist, diabetes educator. Registered dietitian; certified diabetes educator. Member American Dietetic Association (Young Dietitian of Year 1983), Virginia Dietetic Association (state media representative), Richmond Dietetic Association.

Background

Starkey, Janet Voigt was born on July 6, 1953 in Brooklyn.

Education

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts summa cum laude, Nassau Community College, 1973. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Dietetics/Food Science summa cum laude, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1976.

Career

Therapeutic dietitian, Sister's of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, 1976-1978;assistant nutritionist, Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1978-1979;chief clinical out-patient nutritionist, director nutrition clinic, Medical College Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, since 1979. Consultant nutrition for Virginia governor, 1982, Center for Behavioral Medicine, Richmond, since 1983, local television station. Principal Comprehensive Nutritional Superior vena cava syndrome, Richmond, since 1986.

Liaison public relations speakers' bureau Virginia Commonwealth U., Richmond, 1986. Regular guest spots on radio talk show. Monthly newspaper interviews Richmond-Times Dispatch.

Nutrition lecturer for medical school curricula Medical College Virginia.

Membership

Member outreach committee Committee to Increase Awareness of Nutrition and Impact on Health. Member American Dietetic Association (Young Dietitian of Year 1983), Virginia Dietetic Association (state media representative), Richmond Dietetic Association, United States Figure Skating Association, American Society for Bariatric Surgery.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: physical and mental fitness, ice skating, interior design, animals, hiking.

Connections

Daughter of Clinton Joseph and Rose Marie (Drusotis) (deceased) Voigt. Stepmother: Sandra Cyrocki Voigt. Married James Edward Starkey, August 7, 1976.