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Karen Lucas Levine, American dietitian. Registered dietitian, Mississippi. Member American Dietetic Association (nutrition committee 1982-1983, nominating committee 1983-1984, president since 1987), Columbia Midlands Dietetic Association (president elect 1989-1990, president since 1990), Parents with Partners (editor 1985-1986).

Background

Levine, Karen Lucas was born on October 10, 1944 in Winthrop, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Manuel Gomes and Gladys Hazel (Bennett) Lucas.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Middle Tennessee State University, 1979. Master of Science in Nutrition, Mississippi State University, Starkville, 1981.

Career

Clinical dietitian University Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, 1981-1982, research nutritionist, 1982-1984. Clinical dietitian Mississippi Methodist Rehabilitation Center, 1985, Mississippi State Hospital, Whitfield, 1985-1987. Assistant director department dietetics Hinds General Hospital, Jackson, 1987-1989.

Chief clinical dietitian Baptist Medical Center, Columbia, South Carolina, since 1989. Presenter in field.

Membership

Member American Dietetic Association (nutrition committee 1982-1983, nominating committee 1983-1984, president since 1987), Columbia Midlands Dietetic Association (president elect 1989-1990, president since 1990), Parents with Partners (editor 1985-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, swimming, boating.

Connections

Married Louis James Levine, December 21, 1963 (divorced January 1984). Children: James, Thomas (deceased), Daniel.