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Jean Ann Thompson Pennington

Jean Ann Thompson Pennington, American nutritionist. Registered dietitian. Recipient Oustanding Service medal United States Public Health Service Washington, 1991, citation, 1989, others. Captain United States Public Health Service, since 1980. Member American Institute Nutrition, American Society Clinical Nutrition, American Dietetic Association, Society Nutrition Education, Commissioned Officers Association.

Background

Pennington, Jean Ann Thompson was born on September 24, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Thomas Hilbert and Jean Cora (Watson) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1967;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1973.

Career

Research/teaching assistant department nutrition, University of California, Berkeley, 1967-1972;nutrition instructor, extension classes, University of California, Berkeley, 1971-1972;nutrition instructor, San Francisco State University, 1977;instructor nutrition and physiology, City College of San Francisco, 1972-1979;assistant to the director Division of Nutrition, United States Food and Drug Administration, Washington, 1979-1988;associate director for dietary surveillance Division of Nutrition, United States Food and Drug Administration, Washington, since 1988.

Membership

Captain United States Public Health Service, since 1980. Member American Institute Nutrition, American Society Clinical Nutrition, American Dietetic Association, Society Nutrition Education, Commissioned Officers Association.

Connections

1 child, Carmella Pennington.