Local Registered Dietitian, Mary Villalta Brooks, has been acknowledged as a member for 50 steady years of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest group of diet specialists.
Mary attended the 50-year membership celebration in the course of the nationwide conference in Orlando, Florida, in October.
Seventy eight 50-year members have been current to signify a company of 112,000 Registered Dietitians.
Mary returned to Los Banos in January 1972 as the primary Registered Dietitian at Los Banos Community Hospital (Memorial Hospital).
She was the primary member of her instant household to graduate from faculty, earn a level and return to Los Banos to follow the occupation.
During her profession, she has been the Registered Dietitian at County Hospital of Merced and Mercy Hospital (Dignity Health) and program director/diet teacher of the Dietetic Technician / Assistant Program at Merced College.
Mary continues her affiliation with Memorial Hospital Los Banos and up to now is the final of the unique workers of the hospital when it opened 55 years in the past.