Linda M. Parker

Title/Position: Research Assistant Professor

Profile:

Dr.Parker is a research assistant professor at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. She has completed a DSc and MS in nutrition at Harvard University. She is a licensed dietitian/nutritionist who specializes in nutrition during HIV disease, and dietetics, nutrition, and women’s health. Dr. Parker researches nutrition in women’s health and nutritional issues among women with HIV. She is a co-investigator scientist for the National Women’s Health Initiative Study (1998-2010). Dr. Parker teaches nutrition for nurses, health care professionals, and personal nutrition for college students.

Credentials
Linda M. Parker, RD, LD, DSc

Education
BS, Nutrition, Miami University of Ohio, 1969
MS, Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University, 1971
MS, Nutrition, Harvard University, School of Public Health, 1976
DSc, Doctor of Science, Harvard University, School of Public Health, 1980

Certifications / Licensure
Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist, Florida Board of Medicine
Registered Dietitian, American Dietetic Association
Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Program Commission on Dietetic Registration

Clinical Specialties
Nutrition in HIV Disease
Dietetics, Nutrition and Women’s health

Primary Teaching Areas
Nutrition for nurses and healthcare professionals
Personal nutrition for college students

Research and Academic Interests
Nutrition in Women’s Health
Nutritional Issues in Women with HIV

Major Accomplishments / Honors
Faculty member of University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies for 30 years
Founding member Phi Beta Kappa Chapter University of Miami
National Committee for Dietetics Practice Standards in Care of Persons With HIV, 2009-2011
Co-Investigator Scientist of national Women’s Health Initiative Study 1998-2010
Dissertation Committee member for University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies Doctoral students
Dissertation Committee member for University of Miami School of Education Master’s and Doctoral students

 


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