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Martha Childress Pierce

Martha Childress Pierce, American Dietitian. Registered dietitian; certified teacher, Tennessee. Active Operation Health Check H. Sanders Wellness, Fort Sanders Hospital, Knoxville, 1985-1987, crime prevention Knoxville City Police Department, mobile meals Knoxville Area Cmty. Action; local judge 4-H CLub Division USDA, Knoxville, 1991, 93. Member American Home Economics Association, Knoxville District Dietetic Association (historian1985-1989).

Background

Pierce, Martha Childress was born on April 5, 1938 in Kingsport, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of John Earl Childress and Irene Pecktol.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, 1960. Master in Public Health, University Tennessee, 1982.

Career

Intern, Hines (Illinois) Veterans Administration Hospital., 1961;field nutritionist, Atlanta, Chicago, 1961-1963;dietitian, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, 1963;assistant dean, U. Tennessee, Knoxville, 1963-1964;dietitian, Lake Shore Mental Health, Knoxville, 1972-1974;instructor, Roone State Community College, Knoxville, 1988;teacher, KAMA Health Discovery Center, Knoxville, 1990;dietitian consultant, Shannondale Health Care, Knoxville, 1991-1992;customer service representative, Dillards Department Store, since 1993. Sampling specialist Fresh Market, Knoxville, 1989-1994. Substitute teacher Knox County Schools, Knoxville, 1984-1993.

Religion

The Gospel of Christ shows the essential steps that one must take to attain the goal of salvation.

Views

As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.

Membership

Active Operation Health Check H. Sanders Wellness Fort Sanders Hospital, Knoxville, 1985—1987. Crime prevention Knoxville City Police Department. Mobile meals Knoxville Area Community Action.

Local judge 4-H Club Division United States Department of Agriculture, 1991, 1993. Member of Knoxville District Dietetic Association (historian 1985-1989), American Dietetic Association, American Home Economics Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, music, health and fitness.

Connections

Married Harold W. Pierce, December 12, 1964. 1 child, Chuck.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.