Education

Education

Dietetic Internship

Jul 2015 - Apr 2016
Cedar Crest College

10-Month dietetic internship that provided experience in food service management, clinical, and community settings.

Bachelors of Science

Aug 2011 - May 2015
Ashland University

Major: Dietetics
Minor: Hospitality Management

Work Experience

Work History

Dietetic Intern

Jul 2015 - Present
Cedar Crest College Dietetic Internship

Clinical Rotation: 9-Week Rotation
OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital
• Counseled and assessed nutrition risk for numerous disease states within hospital
• Provided nutrition education to patients and families with numerous disease states
• Conducted research review and presentation regarding early feeding post GI surgery
• Reviewed and completed all steps in Nutrition Care Process for numerous disease states
• Calculated tube feedings, TPN, BMI, estimated energy needs, and weight change percentages
• Provided staff relief for dietitians on medical surgery floor

Community & Concentration Rotation: 12-Week Rotation
ODH Creating Healthy Communities & Delaware General Health District WIC
• Assessed and assigned risk factors for WIC clients and provided education and interventions
• Collected height, weight, and hemoglobin blood samples for WIC clients to assess health status
• Presented and created education materials on policy updates, wellness topics, and nutrition
• Reviewed and assessed healthy community awards for different cities, counties, and townships
• Provided nutrition counseling and education for infants, children, and mothers through WIC program

Food Service Rotation: 9-Week Rotation
Mansfield City School District & OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital
• Created sanitation presentation and discussion for food service employees
• Conducted Green audit and food safety audit to assess changes and interventions
• Reviewed the National School Lunch Program guidelines and conducted menu analysis

Member

2015 - Present
Columbus Dietetic Assn

Member

2014 - Present
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Residence Life Intern

Aug 2014 - May 2015
Ashland University's Office of Residence Life
  • Creating benchmarking compilations for specific housing information 
  • Checking in and completed housing information for students for early arrival on campus
  • Helping prepare and duplicate information for Resident Assistants and their respective halls

Nutrition Intern

May 2014 - Jul 2014
The Centers for Families and Children
  • Creating monthly menus for the centers that matched specific age components for food groups
  • Conducting monitoring reviews to ensure correct USDA policies and procedures
  • Making product manuals that contained ingredient and allergy information for purchased foods
  • Developing and teaching lessons for students centered on nutrition, planting foods, and food variety

Resident Assistant

Aug 2012 - May 2014
Ashland University Residence Life
  • Planning monthly educational and social programs for the residents on the floor
  • Designing multiple education bulletin boards regarding college related material
  • Enforcing Ashland University policies by documented offenses and behavioral disturbances
  • Completing administrative duties by filling out event forms, safety reports, and room condition reports
  • Counseling residents with roommate conflict complaints, class concerns, and resident hall complications

Ashland University Resident Life

Server and Kitchen Aide

May 2013 - Aug 2013
Park Creek Center
  • Working in the kitchen preparing meals and prepping for future dishes
  • Serving the residents with meals, liquids, and snacks
  • Charting certain resident's meals and tracking certain allergies and food dislikes
  • Helping cook meals, checking meat temperatures, and unloading inventory

Park Creek Center

Customer Service Supervisor

Aug 2011 - Dec 2012
Ashland University Recreation Center
  • In charge of checking members into the facility
  • Enforce policies and procedure to maintain safety of the establishment
  • Handle all movie rentals as well as movie returns
  • Fill out guest passes, membership forms, and reservation times
  • Work with and communicate with other employees about ways to improve work related tasks

Ashland Recreation Center

Leadership Experience

Nutrition Volunteer, University Hospitals Case Medical Center                                           May 2014-Present
Cleveland, Ohio

  • Contacting patients prior to appointments to verify time, date, and location
  • Reviewing recipes for PKU camp as well as notified prospective campers and patients
  • Shadowing and observing dietitians on a weekly basis in their specified location in the hospital
  • Volunteering with Healthy Harvest program to provide vegetable and fruit filled bags at a reduced price for patients
  • Helping create patient-specific nutrition feedback/recommendation sheets for individuals attending weight-loss program through the hospital

Public Relations Chair, Treasurer: Dietetic Association, Ashland University                       Aug 2011- Present 
Ashland, Ohio

  • Member of Public Relations Committee to gain support while educating university students about Dietetics Club
  • Fundraising money to aid in sustaining the club and local charities
  • Educating peers about living a healthy life style through events such as presentations and speakers
  • Creating new bulletin boards every month with nutrition information
  • Designing AUSDA event flyers to advertise on campus
  • Building display case demonstrations showing the My Plate design and healthy portion sizes


Philanthropy ChairAlpha Delta Pi Sorority, Ashland University                                            Sep 2011- Present
Ashland, Ohio

  • Raising money for Ronald McDonald House
  • Visiting Ronald McDonald House and assist with cooking and cleaning of the house, while building relationships with families living there
  • Attending weekly meetings to discuss philanthropy, new member education, social events, community service, study tables, and other information related to the sisterhood
  • Planning visits to the Ronald McDonald House and organized activities and dinners biweekly
  • Designing a 5K philanthropy event that raised money for the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland
  • Recording semester reports for national headquarters on philanthropic earnings and donations
  • Working on many event planning forms and scheduling forms for both Alpha Delta Pi and Ashland University
  • Speaking weekly in front of groups to assign certain tasks and inform others of current and future events

      Portfolio Items

      Undergraduate Honorary and Awards

      • The Rose Leadership Award   
      • Alpha Gamma Omega Nu 
      • Rho Lambda
      • Order of Omega

      Certifications

      Certifications

      NIH Research Certification

      Aug 2014 - Aug 2019
      The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research

      ServSafe Certification

      Dec 2013 - Dec 2018
      National Restaurant Association