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Karen Askey Owens-Pote, American nutrition consultant.


Owens-Pote, Karen Askey was born on December 3, 1945 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Anthony and Cleo Margaret (Lyons) Askey.


Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1967. Master of Science in Food and Nutrition, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1970. Postgraduate in Business Management, Pepperdine University, 1980.


Director dietetics and food service Somerset (Pennsylvania) Community Hospital, 1970. Food manager supervisor Restaurant-Hotel division Stouffer Food Corporation, Cleveland, 1967—1968. Allied health nutritionist, senior dietitian City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, 1970—1971.

Chief nutritionist University California Medical Center-Irvine, Orange, 1971—1974. Principal K.A. Owens Associate, Sierra Madre, 1972—1980. President K.A. Owens & Associate, Inc., St. Paul and San Diego, since 1981.

Health editor Copley Radio Network, since 1986. Producer, writer, broadcaster American Institute for Cancer Research, Washington, since 1988. Manager nutritional affairs General Foods Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1980—1981.

Instructor public health nutrition University Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1981. Chairman, assistant professor home economics and dietetics Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, 1974—1980. Adjunct professor social ecology University California, Irvine, 1972—1974.

Lecturer, researcher in human nutrition Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1968—1970. Syndicated broadcast journalist Health Note, since 1986. Conductor educational seminars in field California, Idaho, Minnesota.

Consultant Henkel United States of America, Bozell & Jacobs, Manning Selvage & Lee, Schwan's Sales Enterprises, Kane-Miller Corporation, Anderson-Hendrickson & Company, Van de Kamp Frozen Foods, Pillsbury Company, Robert Marston and Associates, Inc., Hunt-Wesson Foods, Inc., Dinah's Place, NBC-television, Longevity Centers, Inc., Glass Packaging Institute, Home Savings and Loan Association, Squirt and Company, Daniel J. Edelman, Inc.


Married Wilfred D. Pote, February 14, 1981.