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Nellie Louise Derise, American nutritionist, educator, researcher. Member American Home Economics Association, American Dietetic Association, United States Metric Association, Society Nutrition Education, Louisiana Home Economics Association (board directors 1973-1975), Louisiana Dietetic Association (board directors 1982-1986), Institute Food Technology, Sigma Xi.

Background

Derise, Nellie Louise was born on August 9, 1937 in Jeanerette, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of O'Niell Paul and Anita (Savoy) Derise.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1962. Master of Science, University Alabama, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1973.

Career

Graduate assistant, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1962-1964;assistant professor, Iowa State University, Ames, 1968-1970;assistant professor, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1964-1968;associate professor, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1973-1981;professor home economics, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1981-1994;retired, 1994. Chairman Louisiana State Nutrition Council, 1977-1978.

Membership

Member American Home Economics Association, American Dietetic Association, United States Metric Association, Society Nutrition Education, Louisiana Home Economics Association (board directors 1973-1975), Louisiana Dietetic Association (board directors 1982-1986), Institute Food Technology, Sigma Xi.