IFSEA Announces 2009 Hennessy Traveler
         Paul B. Deignan, MCFE, MPS, RD

Selected Accomplishments

 

Recognized by Restaurants & Institutions magazine as one of four healthcare nutrition services professionals who made a difference over the past 50 years in the food service industry.

Recipient of R&I’s Ivy Award, a national award for excellence in recognition of leadership and contributions to nutrition management.

Recipient of IFMA’s Silver Plate Award for Operator of the Year, a national award, in the category of Healthcare Foodservice management.

Guest lecturer at university and professional levels. Frequently published in professional journals.

U.S. Department of Labor: Skill Standards Task Force Member, representing IFSEA.

2004 HFM Innovator Award for Kids’ Korner Grocery, an inpatient pediatrics foodservice program; 2005 Food Management Magazine Best Concept in Healthcare for Kids’ Korner Grocery.

2006&2007 IFSEA Military Traveler - US Coast Guard; 2007: IFSEA Military Traveler - US Army

Professional Experience

 


ST. ROSE DOMINICAN HOSPITALS Henderson, NV
Director of Nutrition Services

GREAT RIVER HEALTH SYSTEMS Burlington, IA
Director of Nutrition Services

CENTURA HEALTH SYSTEMS Denver, CO
Director of Nutrition Services

ALLINA HEALTH SYSTEMS St. Paul, MN
Director of Nutrition Services

 

Education & Professional Credentials


M.P.S., B.S. Degrees - School of Hotel Administration
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Registered Dietitian (RD)

 

Professional & Community Affiliations

          American Dietetic Association (RDA); Registered Dietitian (RD)
Member, Nevada Dietetic Association

          American Society of Hospital Food Service Administrators
Board of Directors 1980-1983; President 1984; Distinguished level member; President-Minnesota Chapter 1978; President-Colorado Chapter 1992-1993; Jacques Bloch (Founder’s) Award 1987.

          Society for Healthcare Foodservice Management
President 1996-1997; Board of Directors 1989-1996; Nat’l. Conference Chair 1989, 1995. HFM Operator of the Year Award 1995.

          International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA)
Board of Directors-Nevada Chapter & Global Chapter

          Lions Club International

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