Dr. Anne Marie Hunter


Biomedical Sciences
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Biomedical Sciences
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65810



  • PhD, 2009, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • MS, 1980, University of Kansas
  • Dietetic Internship, 1969, New York –Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York
  • BS, 1968, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, New Jersey


  • BMS 240 Introduction to Nutrition
  • BMS 300 Service Learning in the Biomedical Sciences
  • DTN 536 Medical Nutrition Therapy I
  • DTN 546 Medical Nutrition Therapy II
  • DTN 741 Medical Nutrition Therapy II Practicum
  • DTN 750 Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • IPE 575 Collaborative Health Care Leadership

Professional experience

  • Previously a Clinical Dietitian at New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Cornell Weill Medical Center, Boston City Hospital Boston, MA, Mercy Hospital in Orlando, FL. and the former Missouri State Chest Hospital 
  • Served as director of Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition Support and Diabetes at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Missouri for several years prior to her entrance into academia at Missouri State University 
  • Held office in the Missouri Dietetic Association including President-Elect and served as Chairman of the American Dietetic Association Political Action Committee Board of Directors 
  • Held numerous positions for the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) including, Director at Large and Chairperson of the Dietitians’ Committee and an elected member of the Board of
  • Served on the editorial boards for Clinics in Applied Nutrition and Nutrition in Clinical Practice, as a reviewer for the Journal Chest and has done several presentations on the local, state and national level
    - Publications have centered around nutrition in COPD, the role of the dietitian in nutrition support, ethical issues in nutrition support and nutrition management of patients with neoplastic disease of the head and neck

Research and professional interests

  • Leadership Development of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists
  • Medical Nutrition/Clinical Applications

Awards and honors

  • Medallion Award: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 2017
  • Lifetime Achievement Award : Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MOAND), 2016
  • Golden Key International Honour Society. Sponsored by University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2008
  • Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, 2005-06
  • Outstanding Dietitian for the State of Missouri. Awarded by the Missouri Dietetic Association, 1990