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June Faye Riggins House was American clinical dietitian. Certified diabetes educator. Named One of Outstanding Young Women of America, 1973.


House, June Faye Riggins was born on June 2, 1938 in Dickson County, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Omer Carlton and Sarah Cordelyn (Ellis) Riggins.


Bachelor of Science in General Studies, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1960. Master of Science in Human Development and Counseling, Vanderbilt University, 1980.


Dietetic intern Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville. Clinical dietitian Vanderbilt University Hospital, 1961-1971. Research dietitian Vanderbilt University School Medicine, 1971-1975.

Private practice nutrition consultant, 1975-1976. Nutritionist Tennessee Department Public Health, 1976-1983. Clinical dietitian Nashville Memorial Hospital, Madison, 1983-1997, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, 1997—2003.

Retired, 2003; part time clinical dietitian Veterans Affairs Medical Center, since 2003.


Volunteer March of Dimes, Nashville, American Diabetes Chairman's Association Tennessee Board Dietitian/Nurtionist Examiners, 1987-1993. President of the board examiners dietitians and nutritionist licensure State of Tennessee, 1987-1993. Member American Dietetic Association (Mead Johnson award for Advanced Graduate Education 1979), Tennessee Dietetic Association (president 1986-1987, Outstanding Dietician of Year), Mid Tennessee Diabetes Association (board directors 1987), Nashville District Dietetic Association (Outstanding Dietitian of Year 1986).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, gardening, pets, restoration of home.


Married Kenneth Neil House, June 5, 1959 (deceased May 1997). Children: Christopher Neil, Jennifer Leigh.