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Education

Aug 2012Apr 2013

Graduate Certificate in Dietetics Practice

Western Kentucky University

Work experience

Aug 2012Apr 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 2012Jul 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 2011Jun 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 2010Sep 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 2010Jul 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 2005Jul 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

Skills

SPSS
Microsoft Office
Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint

PRESENTATIONS

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.

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

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

Certifications

Jun 2013Present

Eligible to take Registration Examination for Dietitians

Commision on Dietetics Registration
Dec 2008Dec 2013

ServSafe

National Restaurant Association
Jan 2012Aug 2013

Dietetic Technician, Registered

Commision on Dietetics Registration