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Vanessa Denise Baker, American clinical dietitian. Registered dietitian; licensed dietitian/nutritionist, Tennessee; certified instructor Weight No More.


Baker, Vanessa Denise was born on October 3, 1964 in Kingsport, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Samuel Ralph and Janice Kay (Light) Baker.


Bachelor of Science in Home Economics with honors, University Tennessee, 1986. Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, East Tennessee State University, 1993.


Consultant dietitian, Netherland Healthcare Center, Baysmont Retirement Center, Kingsport, 1986;consultant dietitian, Church Hill (Tennessee) Life Care Center, 1986-1987;dietitian, Church Hill (Tennessee) Life Care Centerclinical dietitian, Indian Path Medical Center, Kingsport, 1986-1991;instructor, Kingsport Adult Education, since 1989;consultant dietitian, Dickenson County Medical Center, Clintwood, Virginia, 1989-1991;clinical dietitian, Veterinary Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tennessee, since 1991. Facilitator guest relations Indian Path Medical Center, Kingsport, 1989.


At communion only the believer is invited to participate in the bread and cup of Christ.


Christians should exercise vigorously their responsibilities to participate in the political process by registering to vote, educating themselves about the issues, and voting according to their biblical beliefs, convictions, and values.


Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts. Share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.


Volunteer leader 4-H, Sullivan County, Tennessee, since 1983. Volunteer American Heart Association, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1989, Appalachian Girl Scouts, Johnson City, 1988, Dickenson County Headstart, Clintwood, 1988, American Red Cross, Kingsport, 1989, Kingsport Fun Fest, 1988-1989. Member American Dietetic Association (Tennessee Recognized Young Dietitian of Year 1993), Tennessee Dietetic Association, Tri-Cities District Dietetic Association (board directors 1986-1994, recognized council or practice chair 1992, president-elect 1993), Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Beta Phi, Kappa Omicron Nu.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, cooking, camping, collecting postcards.