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Work experience

20132014

Clinical Dietitian

ARAMARK, St. Mary Mercy Livonia
  • Assessed patients at nutritional risk. Developed individualized care plans for all at-risk patients. Collaborated with food service employees to meet patient needs. Conducted bedside diet education.
20112013

Nutrition Consultant

Livelyte Medical Weight Management
  • Counseled patients one-on-one.   Assessed patients' nutritional status.  Designed personalized meal plans. 
  • Conducted monthly nutrition classes for patients.  Created a 16-class curriculum, including educational handouts, recipes, and in-class activities.  Instructed supplementary on-site cooking classes. 
20102013

Coordinator of Fitness Programs

Campus Recreation Services, University of Maryland College Park
  • Managed staff of up to 30 fitness instructors, including all hiring, scheduling, training & development, and evaluation.  Oversaw 60+ group fitness classes per week. Organized monthly fitness events, attended by up to 900 students, faculty, and staff.  Instructed 12-week Group Fitness Instructor Training Course.
  • Designed custom nutrition lectures for on-campus groups.  Authored series of nutrition blog posts for Wellness @ Maryland
  • Served on inaugural Farmers Market at Maryland Committee.  Operated information table weekly.  Coordinated promotions & fielded questions from patrons and vendors.  Managed educational tabling by on-campus health-and sustainability-related organizations.
20092010

Dietetic Intern

Dietetic Internship, University of Maryland College Park

Major accomplishments included:

  • Completed highly diverse internship rotations at 14 different sites with 20+ preceptors.  Developed a strong drive for success, ability to deal with change, and capacity to adapt to different standards.
    • Selected for abstract-poster presentation at Maryland Dietetic Association & District of Columbia Metropolitan Area Dietetic Association Annual Meetings. 

    • Achieved "Exceeds Expectations" ratings during pediatric weight management rotation at Children's National Medical Center.  Projects included: Nutrition workshop for FitFamily program.   

    • Authored multiple web-based articles & print newsletters and handouts for diverse audiences.  Experiences included: Eat Smart, Be Fit Maryland, International Food Information Council Foundation, and public K-12 & university food service.

20082009

Diet Clerk

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
  • Coordinated patient meal preparation & distribution, completed meal rounds, and updated meal service database.
20072008

Dietetic Student Volunteer

University Health Center, University of Maryland College Park
  • Utilized diet analysis software to analyze the diets of 1 to 3 UMCP students, faculty, and staff per week. Identified areas for improvement and worked with clients to set nutritional goals.
  • Assisted campus dietitian at health fairs and presentations to academic classes and the community.

Education

20052009

B.S.

University of Maryland College Park

Certifications

2011Present

Registered Dietitian

Commission on Dietetic Registration, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2006Present

Group Fitness Instructor

American Council on Exercise
2009Present

ServSafe

National Restaurant Association

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