Ms. Norma Beardwood, Clinical Assistant Professor
Norma Beardwood, MBA, M.Ed., LPC, RD, LD, CEDS, Clinical Assistant Professor
HSHW Room 2.30_, Telephone: (956) 665-3524
Norma L. Beardwood-Roper is a Clinical Assistant Professor of the Coordinated Program in Dietetics in the College of Health Sciences and Human Services at the University of Texas-Pan American. She obtained her MBA ('08) and M.Ed ('97) at UTPA. In addition, her BS in dietetics ('83) was obtained from a CP-Dietetics at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.
Ms. Beardwood's interests include critical care and mental health nutrition. She has obtained a sub-specialty (CEDS) as a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist from the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals. She has a strong background in counseling skills.
This is her second academic position, she has also taught, at a local two year college, a food service supervisors course.
Some interesting facts include that she was born and raised in Rhode Island and has strong ties to Bermuda. She lived in Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon Mexico for two years in 1983 to 1985. She is able to converse in Spanish.