Danielle Ritchey


 Danielle Ritchey BSand I am currently a distance student at the University of Alabama in their Food and Nutrition Department.  I am taking my didactic required courses so that I can become a registered dietitian.  Currently, I have my bachelors of science in Public Health and have been working at Northwest Hospital in the field of Infection Control and Employee Health.


I am currently applying for my Masters in Nutrition, while completing the American Dietetic Association required course to become a registered dietitian. I am interested in community health, and preventative nutrition therapy.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2010 - Apr 2010

Administrative Assistant & Infection Control Intern

Healthcare Management Alternatives

Registering employee immunization records, reading TB test results, surveying and investigating nosocomial infections, reporting communicable diseases to the health department, entering patient records, faxing immunization records to clinics, organizing patient data tables

Feb 2010 - Apr 2010


Northwest Hospital

Lab processing of specimens, venipuncture, PKU, arterial puncture, and fingersticks, inpatient and outpatient draws

Sep 2005 - Feb 2010

Barista & Student Coordinator

Housing and Food Service-Univ. of WA

Trained new employees, handled cash drawer, opened and closed the store, keeping inventory, made specially ordered espresso drinks, & gave great customer service.

Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

Research Assistant

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research

Assisting with Health Smart Program, entering patient data into SPSS, reviewing records of patient visits, autoclaving blood specimen pipetting blood serum into vials to be sent out to laboratory, organizing patient data for research records


Jun 2011 - Present


University of Alabama
Sep 2005 - Mar 2010

Bachelors of Science

University of Washington



Computer Skills

  Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint; Catalyst medical systems software, UltiPro & SPSS


One year of immersion Spanish course work at UW, one quarter intensive full immersion Spanish in Ecuador while studying Public Health and living in a host home, & volunteering with Spanish health courses.  


Feb 2010 - Present


North Seattle Community College