Leah Anne Cerwinske

Education

Education
Jun 2015

Master of Science, Clinical Nutrition

Rush University Medical Center, College of Health Sciences

Chicago, IL

  • Thesis: “Validity of the Mediterranean Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) Tool”
May 2013

Bachelor of Science, Dietetics

Indiana University School of Public Health

Bloomington, IN

  • Honors: School of Public Health Dean’s List; Indiana University Founders Scholar; Indiana University Dean’s List; School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Dean’s List; Hutton Honors College Member; National Society of Collegiate Scholars Member
  • Scholarships totaling $37,000

Work History

Work History
Aug 2013 - Jun 2015

Dietetic Intern

Rush University Medial Center

Chicago, IL

  • Completed 31 weeks in outpatient and inpatient clinical rotations covering diabetes, cardiology, oncology/bone marrow transplant, geriatrics, neurology, gastroenterology, renal, allergy, pediatrics, nutrition support, and neonatal and adult intensive care
  • Completed 10 weeks in food systems management rotations covering patient meal services, retail food systems, hospitality, and production
  • Completed 5 weeks in community rotations involving pediatric diabetes care, integrative cancer treatment, and senior and Head Start nutrition lessons
  • Synthesized knowledge and skills acquired during clinical nutrition program by implementing a management project requiring 120 hours to affect current nutrition and wound management processes
  • Used CBORD and EPIC software systems to coordinate nutrition care for 15-22 patients per day for 4 weeks of staff relief
Jan 2012 - 2013

Physiology Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN

  • Guided and facilitated active participation of each student and group in lab activities
  • Answered student questions concerning protocols and concepts directly associated with labs
  • Presented introductory materials and progressive lessons covering blood each semester
  • Scored data sheets and recorded lab scores, attendance, and participation for over 50 students
May 2011 - Aug 2013

Sandwich Artist

Subway

Saint John, IN

  • Worked as a team member to complete duties and ensure effective guest service
  • Interacted with diverse groups of people while learning customer service skills
  • Helped increase food and merchandise sales during promotional events
  • Gained valuable foodservice experience related to food safety and equipment

Resume

Skills

Skills
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Public Speaking

Able to speak comfortably in a variety of settings.  Examples of presentations given are provided below.

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EPIC Systems Corporation

Proficient in navigating EPIC medical records and completing documentation through electronic chart interfaces

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CBORD Foodservice Suite

Able to complete menu entry, recipe development, and patient snack and preference ordering activities using CBORD software

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Motivational Interviewing

Able to incorporate collaborative conversation and motivational strategies into the nutrition care process to strengthen patients' movements toward their goals

3
IBM SPSS Statistics Software

Able to complete various statistical analyses using IBM SPSS Statistics Software.

3
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Health Informatics Infrastructure (ANDHII)

Working knowledge of documentation and data entry activities and processes using ANDHII

Presentations

Community Experiences

Clinical Experiences

Food Service Experiences