Log In

Linda Ann Gant

Linda Ann Gant, American dietitian, consultant. Licensed, registered dietitian.

Background

Gant, Linda Ann was born on July 21, 1951 in Independence, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of James and Dorothy Mae (Cryer) Ryan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Institution Management, Grambling State University, 1972.

Career

Intern University Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, 1973. Public health nutritionist Jefferson Health Unit, Metairie, Louisiana, 1975-1985. Clinical dietitian Veterans Administration Medical Center, New Orleans, 1985-1989.

Home care dietitian Veterans Administration Hospital, since 1989. Consultant Rural Delivery United Medical Center, New Orleans, since 1991, New Orleans General Hospital, since 1991, Stuart Home Health, New Orleans, since 1991. Speaker in field.

Religion

God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

Views

The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

Membership

Participant Health Fairs including Irish Channel Community Church, 1993, American Cyanamid, 1993, Lakeside Mall, 1992, Earth Fest, others. Volunteer serve meals to homeless Ozanam Inn, 1992-1993. Member program planning committee nutrition month American Cancer Society, 1993.

Member American Society Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, National Kidney Foundation Louisiana, American Dietetic Association, Louisiana Dietetic Association (planning program committee 1990, nominating committee 1994-1995), New Orleans Dietetic Association (chair year book 1988-1989, chair long range planning 1987-1988, secretary 1990-1991, president 1992-1993, nominating committee 1989-1990, education program planning committee annual seminar 1991), Kappa Omicron Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, cycling, sewing.

Connections

Married Eymel Gant, June 5, 1971. Children: Shajuandra Reche, Eymel III, Enre Alfan.

Politics

Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.