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Education

Jul 2015Apr 2016

Dietetic Internship

Cedar Crest College

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

Aug 2011May 2015

Bachelors of Science

Ashland University

Major: Dietetics
Minor: Hospitality Management

Work Experience

Jul 2015Present

Dietetic Intern

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

2015Present

Member

Columbus Dietetic Assn
2014Present

Member

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Aug 2014May 2015

Residence Life Intern

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
May 2014Jul 2014

Nutrition Intern

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
Aug 2012May 2014

Resident Assistant

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

May 2013Aug 2013

Server and Kitchen Aide

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

Aug 2011Dec 2012

Customer Service Supervisor

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

      Portfolio items include educational material, displays, and flyers, I have created throughout my time at Ashland University obtaining my undergraduate degree in dietetics, as well as during my dietetic internship with Cedar Crest College.

      Undergraduate Honorary and Awards

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

      Certifications

      Aug 2014Aug 2019

      NIH Research Certification

      The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research
      Dec 2013Dec 2018

      ServSafe Certification

      National Restaurant Association