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Mary-Jo Powell Sawyer, American dietitian. Chair drama team Bon Air Baptist Church, Richmond, 1987-1989, secretary Sunday school department, 1987-1990. Member American Dietetic Association (Recognized Young Dietitian 1990), Virginia Dietetic Association, Richmond Dietetic Association (editor newsletter 1987-1988, president elect 1988-1989, president 1989-1990, nominating committee 1990-1993, bylaws committee since 1993).

Background

Sawyer, Mary-Jo Powell was born on July 14, 1958 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Jefferson and Josephine (Griffin) Powell.

Education

Student, Carson-Newman College, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, James Madison University, 1980.

Career

Dietetic intern, Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1981;clinical dietitian, Metropolitan Hospital, Richmond, 1982-1983;chief clinical dietitian, Metropolitan Hospital, Richmond, 1983-1984;director food service, Metropolitan Hospital, Richmond, 1984-1986;nutrition specialist outpatient clinic, lecturer, Medical College Virginia, Richmond, since 1986;dietitic intern preceptor, Medical College Virginia, Richmond, since 1986.

Membership

Chair drama team Bon Air Baptist Church, Richmond, 1987-1989, secretary Sunday school department, 1987-1990. Member American Dietetic Association (Recognized Young Dietitian 1990), Virginia Dietetic Association, Richmond Dietetic Association (editor newsletter 1987-1988, president elect 1988-1989, president 1989-1990, nominating committee 1990-1993, bylaws committee since 1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, crafts, cooking, walking.

Connections

Married Jeffrey Alan Sawyer, May 4, 1985. Children: Jeffrey Alexander, Nicholas Alan.