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RUTH WILLIAMS- HOOKER

Assoc Professor

Health Sport Sciences

Office Location: 161 Field House

Phone: (901) 678-3108

Email: mrwillia@memphis.edu

  • Williams-Hooker R, Stockton MB.  Predictors of Successful Passing of the Registered Dietitian Exam.  Oct 20, 2013.  Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference.      
  • Shurley T, Williams-Hooker R, Smith K, Mitchell C, Hankins, J. Pilot Study for Identify the Feasibility of Measuring Hydration Status Utilizing Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia.  Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting, March 7, 2013.    
  • Draper CO, Mitchell CO, Williams-Hooker, MR, Cashion, AK. Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Weight Gain in Kidney Transplant within the First Year of Transplant. Food and Nutrition Conference, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting. October 7, 2012.   
  • Shurley T, Williams R, Smith K, Mitchell C, Hankins, J. Pilot Study for Identify the Feasibility of Measuring Hydration Status Utilizing Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia. Food and Nutrition Conference, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting. October 7, 2012.    
  • Randle B, Williams R.  Assessment of Vitamin E Intkae in patients with Sickle Cell Anemia.  National Conference for Undergraduate Research.  February 18, 2012.  
  • William R.  Mosby T, Haynes L.  Comparing Administraation of Nutrition Support with Prescribed Dose.  American Dietetic Association September 25, 2011.    
  • Williams, R.  What is a Dietitian and how do you become one?  Houston High Career Day.  April 2011.     
  • Williams R,  Faccio C, Smith T, Bittle JB.  Calium and Vitamin D Intake in Boys with Autism.  The American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting.  November 9, 2010.    
  • Williams R.  Memphis City School Lunches, Making the Grade. Channel 3 News. May 2010.
      
  • Williams R.  Nutrition and Sickle Cell Disease- What we need to know, what we need to do. North Mississippi Health Department Regional Dietitians. October 2007  
  • Williams R, Smeltzer, MP, Fletcher-Pope L, Olivi S, Li CS, Hinds, P, Wang, W.  Quality of life correlates with hemoglobin level but not growth in children with sickle cell anemia.  National Sickle Cell Disease Conference, Sept 17-22, 2007.  
  • Williams R, Smeltzer, MP, Fletcher-Pope L, Olivi S, Li CS, Hinds, P, Wang, W.  Quality of life correlates with hemoglobin level but not growth in children with sickle cell anemia.  American Dietetic Association Annual Conference, September 29- October 2, 2007.  
  • Williams R, Cremer L, Graves JB, Smith K.  Shared Decision Making: A Multidisciplinary Model.  American Dietetic Association Annual Conference, October 12-23, 2005.  
  • Williams R, Olivi S, Li C-S, Storm M, Cremer L, Wang W.  Effects of Oral Glutamine Supplementation on Resting Energy Expenditure in Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  National Sickle Cell Disease Conference, April 17-21, 2004.  
  • Williams R, Olivi S, Li C-S, Storm M, Wang W.  Effects of Oral Glutamine Supplementation on Amino Acid Profiles in Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  National Sickle Cell Disease Conference, April 17-21, 2004.  
  • Williams R, Olivi S, Li C-S, Storm M, Cremer L, Wang W.  Effects of Oral Glutamine Supplementation on Resting Energy Expenditure in Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  American Dietetic Association Annual Conference, October 25-29, 2003.   
  • Williams R, Olivi S, Li C-S, Storm M, Wang W.  Effects of Oral Glutamine Supplementation on Amino Acid Profiles in Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  American Dietetic Association Annual Conference, October 25-29, 2003.  
  • Williams R, Cremer L, Sousoulas JB, Horwitz M.  Shared Decision Making: A Multidisciplinary Model.  Nursing Management Congress, October 26-29, 2003.  
  • Storm MC, Helms RA, Williams R, Olivi S, Li C-S, Wang W.  Plasma Amino Acid Levels in Children with Sickle Cell Disease Receiving an Oral Glutamine Supplement.  European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.  September 21-23, 2003.  
  • Williams R. Shared Decision Making- The St. Jude Experience.  Tennessee Nursing Association, District 1.  August 28, 2003.  
  • Williams R, Sanders K, Olivi S, Wang W.  Oral Glutamine Supplementation Improves Quality of Life for Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  American Dietetic Association Annual Conference, October 19-23, 2002.  
  • Williams R, Oral Glutamine Supplementation Improves Nutrition Status, Resting Energy Expenditure, and Quality of Life in Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  Childrenís Hospital of Philadelphia, October 23, 2002.  
  • Williams R, Olivi S, Joan Hu, Wang W.  Oral Glutamine Supplementation Improves Quality of Life for Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  National Sickle Cell Disease Conference, September 18-21, 2002.  
  • Williams R, Olivi S, Mackert P, Cremer L, Storm M, Tian GL, Wang W.  Nutritional and Biochemical Effects of Oral Glutamine Supplementation in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia.  National Sickle Cell Disease Conference, April 14-17, 2001.  
  • Williams R, Mackert P, Fletcher L, Olivi S, Tian GL, Wang W.  Improved Equations for Prediction of Resting Energy Expenditure in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia.  National Sickle Cell Disease Conference, April 14-17, 2001.  
  • Williams R, Mackert P, Wynn L, Olivi S, Dong Q, Wang W.  Resting Energy Expenditure in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. National Sickle Cell Conference, April 9-12, 2000.  
  • Williams R, Olivi S, Mackert P, Sanford, J, Cremer, L, Storm M, Helms R, Zhou Y, Wang W.  Nutritional, Clinical, and Biochemical Effects of Oral Glutamine Supplementation in Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  National Sickle Cell Conference, April 9-12, 2000.  
  • Williams,R. Oral Glutamine Supplementation in Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  Memphis Area Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.  May 5, 2000.  
  • Smith K, Todd J, Williams R.  Staffing Needs; Determined by Acuity, Need for Medial Nutritional Therapy, Research, and Other Job Responsibilities.  American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition, October 18-21, 1999.  
  • West H, Smith MA, Williams R, Roach R.   Effects of Glutamine Supplementation on Resting Energy Expenditure in Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition, October 18-21, 1999.  
  • Williams R, Wynn L, Cupples K, Day S, Mackert P, Liu A, West H, Wang W.  Resting Energy Expenditure in Children with Sickle Cell Disease.  American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition, October 18-21, 1999.  
  • Williams R.  Attitudes and Perceptions of African American Women Regarding Weight and Diet.  Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, April 19-25, 1999.  
  • Williams R, Wynn L, Cupples K, Day S, Mackert P, Liu A, Wang W.  Resting Energy Expenditure in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease Treated with Hydroxyurea.   National Sickle Cell Conference, March 5-9, 1999.  
  • Gurley S, Smith MA, Williams, R, Crase DR.  Nutrient Intakes of Hospitalized Pediatric Patients on Oncology Services: A Comparison of Patient Dining With Caregiver Versus Dining Independently.  American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition, October 18-23, 1998.  
  • Williams R.  Room Service Improves Patient Intake and Satisfaction with Hospital Food.  Tennessee Dietetic Association, April 23, 1998.  
  • Williams R, Humphrey W, Bryson S.  Using Process Improvement Methodology to Write Policy: Drug/Food Interactions.  American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition, October 25-31, 1997.  
  • Williams R.  Energy Expenditure in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia.  Memphis Area Nutrition Council Annual Symposium, May 1-2, 1997.  
  • Williams, R.  Children with sickle cell disease may benefit from improved nutrition practices.  American Dietetic Association, 79th Annual Meeting, October 21-24, 1996.  
  • Williams R. Managing osteopetrosis in children: A nutrition challenge.  Mississippi Dietetic Association, Annual Meeting, September 25-27, 1996.  
  • K. Smith, Williams R, Krance R, Stricklin L, Smith MA, Mitchell C.  Evaluation of energy requirements in children undergoing bone marrow transplant (autologous and allogeneic).  Tennessee Dietetic Association, May 1996.  
  • Williams R. Presentation to Tennessee Nursing Association on Shared Decision Making, Memphis. August 2003  
  • Williams, R.  Attitudes and Perceptions of African American Women Regarding Weight and Diet. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. April 1999.  
  • Williams R.  Room Service Improves Patient Food Intake and Satisfaction with Hospital Meals. Tennessee Dietetic Association Annual Conference. April 1998.  
  • Williams R.  Room Service Improves Patient Food Intake and Satisfaction with Hospital Meals. Hardin's SYSCO Annual Food Show and Conference. March 1998.  
  • Williams, R.  Room Service: An Innovative Approach to Hospital Meals. Dietitians in Pediatric Practice Quarterly Meeting. January 1998.  
  • Williams R.  Resting Energy Expenditure in Sickle Cell Disease. The Memphis Area Nutrition Council Annual Symposium. May 1997.  
  • Williams R. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital- An Overview, and Nutrition at St. Jude. Dietitians in Pediatric Practice- Practice Group. October 1995.  
  • Williams R.  QA/QI/TQM, What is it? What's the difference. UM-Masters students. October 1995.   
  • Williams R.  Nutrition at St. Jude, nutrition for the cancer patient. West Tennessee Home Economists, quarterly meeting. January 1995.  
  • JCAHO Standards- MSU Masters students. October 1994.   
  • Osteopetrosis in Children, a Nutrition Challenge. Mississippi Dietetic Association, Annual Conference. September 1996. 
  • Nutrition and Sickle Cell Disease. Class for children at Sickle Cell Camp. 1994-2006.  
  • The New Dietary Guidelines- Hernando High School Home Economics Class. October 1992.  
  • Lecture to Baptist School of Nursing Nutrition Class Pediatric Nutrition Problems. June 1991.  
  • Radiation and Nutrition. Lecture to Journal Club at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Memphis. October 1989.  
  • Nutrition: We are What We Eat. Lecture to Council on Aging, Memphis Chapter, Annual Convention. May 1989.  
  • Super Nutrition for Super Set. - Super Set Seminar and luncheon guest speaker at St. Joseph. April 1989.  
  • Nutrition for the Elderly. Church Health Center. April 1989.  
  • Cholesterol & Diet. Interview Channel 5 News. February 1989.  
  • Nutrition During Pregnancy: Specific Problems, St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing- senior class. December 1988.  
  • Nutrition for the Elderly. Lay Advisors, Church Health Center. December 1988.  
  • The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. St. Joseph tour. October 1988.  
  • Fats and Sugars. Lecture to fifth grade S.B.E.C. for Nutrition Month. March 1988.  
  • New Weigh Cafe, (Recipe Analysis for Employees) Normal Nutrition, course for Lay-Advisors at Church Health Center. March 1988.  
  • Motivation. Lecture to UT/MSU Dietetic Interns. September 1987.  
  • Nutrition in Pregnancy. Lecture to UT, College of Nursing students. August 1987.  
  • Economists in Business (HEIB) for Associated Milk Producers Inc. "Experiences As a Consultant." January 1987.  
  • Nutrition Volunteer, Church Health Center Educational Program Coordinator M.D.D.A. 1987-1994. 
  • How to Stay on Your Diet During the Holidays. Guest on Channel 3 Noon News "Health Spot". December 1986.  
  • Senatobia Community Hospital Guest Speaker, "Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease." May 1985.  
  • Heritage House Retirement Facility Guest Speaker "Basic Nutrition." March 1985.  
  • Nutrition Club at MSU Guest Speaker, "Dietetics in the Hospital." November 1984.  
  • Jewish Community Center guest Speaker, "Vitamins and Minerals." Summer 1984.  


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