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College of Education, Health and Human Sciences Faculty and Staff

RUTH WILLIAMS- HOOKER

Assoc Professor

Health Sport Sciences

Office Location: 161 Field House

Phone: (901) 678-3108

Email: mrwillia@memphis.edu

Dr.  Williams-Hooker worked at St Jude Children's Research Hospital for 19 years.  While there, she became interested in research with children who have sickle cell disease and how they may benefit from nutrition interventions.  Additionally, she did research on ways to improve quality of life in children with cancer. 

She has taught classes at Shelby State Community College and Union University and the University of Memphis, part time, before coming to UM full time in 2008.

Dr. Williams-Hooker continues her research with children who have sickle cell anemia or cancer.  She collaborates with St Jude Children's Research Hospital.

  


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