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Nancy Carol Ciosek, American dietitian, educator. Registered and licensed dietitian; certified nutrition specialist. Named honoree Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children 10th Anniversary awards Ceremony Illinois Department Public Health Region VIII, 1984.


Ciosek, Nancy Carol was born on May 4, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Bruno George and Ann Barbara (Krawiec) Ciosek.


Bachelor in Home Economics, Rosary College, 1964. Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition, Northern Illinois University, 1972. Postgraduate, Depaul University Law School, 1976.


Dietitian Chicago State Hospital, 1965-1966. Dietary manager Read-Chicago State Mental Health Center, Chicago, 1966-1969. Instructor Wesley-Passavant School Nursing, 1969-1979.

Director health and nutrition services Community and Economic Development Association Cook County, Inc., 1980-1984. Director dietetic programs Chicago State University, 1985-1991, associate professor, from 1985. Member advisory committee Illinois Department Public Health Nutrition Service, Springfield, 1982-1995.

Member Chicago Area Dietetic Education Programs Council, 1986-1990. Member interdisciplinary faculty Great Lakes Geriatric Center, Chicago, 1987-1990.


Co-founder, member Healthy Mothers and Babies Coalition, Chicago, 1982-1988. Member Illinois Caucus on Teenage Pregnancy, Chicago, 1981-1988, Illinois Hunger Action Coalition, Chicago, 1985, 88, Illinois Citizens for Better Care, Chicago, 1987-1988, Chicago Hospitality/Food Service Careers for Youth Speakers Forum, since 1989. Board directors Suburban Cook County-DuPage County Health Systems Agency, 1983-1987, executive board, 1985-1987.

Board directors Health and Medicine Policy Research Group, 1983-1990, Suburban Health Planning Association, 1987-1988. Member dietetic technical advisory board Malcolm X College, 1985-1992, Wm. Rainey Harper College, 1988-1993.

Member American Dietetic Association (renal dietetics practice group), Illinois Dietetic Association (chair dietetic educators of practitioners 1988-1991, co-chair 1992-1993), Chicago Dietetic Association, Chicago Nutrition Association, Illinois Public Health Association, Illinois Association Allied Health Professionals (board directors since 1992).


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, travel, reading, cooking, aerobics.