Andrea Naughton

Andrea Naughton


Aug 2012 - Apr 2013

Graduate Certificate in Dietetics Practice

Western Kentucky University

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2012 - Apr 2013

Dietetic Intern

Western Kentucky University

Clinical- 12 weeks

300-bed acute care facility

  • Provided nutrition assessment and interventions for patients on critical care, medical, surgical, and skilled nursing rehab units
  • Educated inpatients and outpatients on dietary modifications and self-management for diabetes, cardiac care, cancer, weight management and bariatric surgery
  • Operated Meditech electronic medical charting and Dietary Food Manager software

Community/Public Health- 10 weeks

6-county district health department

  • Designed, implemented, and evaluated nutrition lessons for afterschool youth programs and adult wellness programs related to increasing fruit and vegetable intake, MyPlate, farm to table, and gardening
  • Developed and delivered nutrition education materials and services that accommodated cultural diversity and health needs of various populations, groups, and individuals

Food Service Systems Management- 10 weeks

300-bed acute care facility & 6-school, rural K-12 district

  • Facilitated procurement, production, distribution and service of nutritional services in acute care and K-12 school setting
  • Established collaborative relationships with health care and school personnel to deliver effective nutritional services
  • Processed free and reduced family applications and claimed reimbursement for the National School Lunch Program
  • Performed management functions related to budget, staffing needs, equipment requisition, menu planning, safety, security and sanitation that affect employees, customers, patients, students, facilities and food
May 2012 - Jul 2012

WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program Clerk

Douglas County Health Department
  • Communicated with culturally diverse populations to encourage use of Farmers Market Nutrition Coupons and locate markets in their neighborhood
  • Achieved promotion to WIC Nutritionist prior to accepting dietetic internship. Attained training in nutrition assessment and counseling, food packages, participant certification and issuing vouchers
Sep 2011 - Jun 2012

Physical Activity and Health Promotion Student Worker

University of Nebraska-Omaha

Social Media and Pregnancy Study

  • Identified and established working relationships with 20 local organizations to distribute social media and pregnancy survey resulting in nearly 300 responses
  • Facilitated day-to-day operations of the study to include study promotion, survey distribution, data entry, and focus group transcription
  • Summarized literature review and data analysis into abstract and research poster accepted to The Society of Behavioral Medicine’s annual meeting

Fit Minded Book Club

  • Collaborated with Fit Minded Team to identify community events, resources, physical activity outings, and relevant research to promote women's physical activity participation
  • Scheduled and conducted intake appointments and data collection for Fit Minded iPad study
  • Developed motivational blogs, newsletter articles, and nutrition and physical activity education materials for Fit Minded website
Jun 2010 - Sep 2011

Food Service Assistant

Children's Hopital and Medical Center
  • Monitored patient food allergies and diet orders
  • Ensured patients and family members received quality meals in a timely manner
  • Facilitated a diet technician in the formula lab preparing and delivering formulas for infants and special needs patients
Jun 2010 - Jul 2011

Osteoporosis Research Center Intern

Creighton University Medical Center
  • Delivered unbiased, professional telephone interviews to collect 24-hour dietary recalls from adolescent, female study participants
  • Documented dietary intake into Nutrition Data System for Research per protocol
May 2005 - Jul 2010

Head Swim Coach/Lifeguard

Champions Run
  • Supervised 3 assistant coaches
  • Allocated $7,000 annual swim team budget and payroll
  • Instructed adolescents ages 4-18 years at swimming practice and meets
  • Maintained communication with team parents via email, telephone, and in person
  • Organized weekly swim meets and end of the year team banquet




Microsoft Office

Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint


Naughton, A., Gilliam, L., Cook-Newell, M., & Simmons, J. (2013, April). Is diabetes self-management education effective in the work place? Poster session presented at the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Covington, KY.

Wolcott, D., Naughton, A., Coleman, J., & Huberty, J. (2012, April). How do pregnant women and women up to one year postpartum use the Internet for health behavior information?: A descriptive study. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics                                                                                                    2005-Present             Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics                                                                                    2012-Present


Jun 2013 - Present

Eligible to take Registration Examination for Dietitians

Commision on Dietetics Registration
Dec 2008 - Dec 2013


National Restaurant Association
Jan 2012 - Aug 2013

Dietetic Technician, Registered

Commision on Dietetics Registration