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Ramonita Cardona-Caines Edit Profile

Ramonita Cardona-Caines, Puerto Rican nutrition specialist. Board directors American Red Cross, St. Croix, 1991. Member American Dietetic Association (president committees Puerto Rico chapter 1985-1987), College Nutritionists and Dietitians (president committee 1975-1976), Puerto Rico Nutrition Committee, Puerto Rico Public Health Association, Puerto Rico Dietetic Association (president elect 1974-1975).

Background

Cardona-Caines, Ramonita was born on January 22, 1943 in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico. Daughter of Eduardo and Felicita (Luciano) Cardona.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, University Puerto Rico, 1963. Master of Science in Nutrition and Public Health, Medical Science Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1973.

Career

Dietetic intern, New York Cornell Hospital, New York City, 1964;clinical dietitian, Society of Jesus (Jesuit) City Hospital, Rio Piedras, P.R., 1965-1969;administrative dietitian, San Vicente de Paul Nursing Home, San Juan, 1969-1970;training dietitian, Indianapolis Hospital, Rio Piedras, 1970-1977;coordinator undergraduate programs, A.R.A. Superior vena cava syndrome Norfolk (Virginia) General Hospital, 1977-1979;nutritional support team dietitian, A.R.A. Superior vena cava syndrome Damas Hospital, Ponce, P.R., 1979-1981;nutrition instructor, Interam. U., San German, P.R., 1981-1983;director dietetic internship, P.R. Department Health, San Juan, 1984-1988;nutritionist, St. Croix Hospital W.I.C. Clinic, C'Stead, St. Croix., Virgin Islands, 1988-1990;manager nutrition, Pre-school Superior vena cava syndrome Human Services, F'stead, St. Croix., 1990-1991;nutrition specialist cooperative extension services, U. Virgin Islands, St Croix, since 1991.

Membership

Board directors American Red Cross, St. Croix, 1991. Member American Dietetic Association (president committees Puerto Rico chapter 1985-1987), College Nutritionists and Dietitians (president committee 1975-1976), Puerto Rico Nutrition Committee, Puerto Rico Public Health Association, Puerto Rico Dietetic Association (president elect 1974-1975).

Connections

Married Othniel L. Caines, April 30, 1988.