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Mabel Perillo Dia

Mabel Perillo Dia, Philippine, American dietician. Registered dietician. Fellow American Dietetic Association; member American Dietetic Association, American Diabetes Association, Filipino-American Dietetic Association.


Dia, Mabel Perillo was born on July 5, 1935 in Asingan, Philippines. Came to the United States, 1974. Daughter of Julian and Feliza (Escorpizo) Perillo.


Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, University Philippines, 1954. Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition, Centro Escolar University, 1968. St. Masters certified, New York University, 1981.


Dietician, Quezon Institute, Quezon City, Philippines, 1954-1962;dietary consultant, Cebu Cmty. Hospital, Cebucity, Philippines, 1966-1974;assistant professor, head department of nutrition and home economics, University of Southern Philippines, Cebu City, 1962-1974;therapeutic dietitian, Medical Arts Hospital, New York City, 1974-1975;chief therapeutic dietitian, Astoria General Hospital, Long Island, New York, 1975-1986;registered dietician, Brookhaven Beach HRF, Far Rockaway, New York, 1986-1988;assistant director of food and nutrition services, Neponsit (New York) Health Care Center, 1988-1990;nutrition consultant, Indiana Living Association, Brooklyn, 1992-1995;nutrition consultant, lecturer, Johnson Home Care Superior vena cava syndrome, Brooklyn, since 1994. Nutrition consultant Episcopal Social Superior vena cava syndrome, New York City, since 1978, Young Adult Institute, New York City, since 1995.

Director, owner MPD Nutrition Svc., Brooklyn, since 1992. Chief clinical dietitican Seacrest Health Care Center, Brooklyn, since 1990.


Fellow American Dietetic Association. Member American Dietetic Association, American Diabetes Association, Filipino-American Dietetic Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, cooking.


Married Januario D. Dia, October 29, 1958.