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Louise Groves Jacobson, American nutritionist, educator. License nutritionist and dietitian, Tennessee; certified diabetes educator.


Jacobson, Louise Groves was born on October 10, 1938 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Walter and Bessie (Lewis) Groves.


Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1960. Master of Science in Food and Nutrition, Indiana State University, 1974. Postgraduate, Memphis State University.


Dietitian, Stouffers Restaurant, Pittsburgh, 1960-1961;home economics teacher, North Hills School System, Pittsburgh, 1961-1964;clinical dietitian, Bellevue Suburban Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1964-1967;nutrition instructor, Youngstown (Ohio) State University, 1967-1972;food service director, Saga Food Superior vena cava syndrome, St. Mary's of the Woods, Indiana, 1972-1973;home economics teacher, Normandy School System, St. Louis, 1973-1974;associate professor, Shelby State Community College, Memphis, 1974-1981;nutritionist and health education coordinator, Health First Medical Group, Memphis, since 1981. Nutritionist national health education committee Prudential Insurance Company, Roseland, New Jersey, 1987-1988. Reviewer Society for Nutrition Education, Oakland, California, 1987-1988.


Active Brooks Art Museum, Memphis, 1983-1987. Volunteer Memphis in May, 1982-1997, Center fo Southern Folklore, Memphis, 1982-1988, Friends of the Orpheum, Memphis, 1982-1997, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, 1984-1997, Theatre Memphis, 1982-1986, Pink Palace, since 1997. Member American Dietetic Association (registered dietitian, education chairman Memphis district 1977-1978, chairman scholarship 1981-1983, public relations chairman 1980, long-range planning chairman 1986, Outstanding Dietitian 1980), Tennessee Dietetic Association (state seat 1978-1980), Memphis Area Nutrition Council (various elected offices 1975-1981), Indiana University of Pennsylvania Mid-South Alumni Association (chairman).


Children: George David Junior, Jeffrey Walter.