Summary

Lindsey earned her B.S. in Nutritional Sciences in 2007, and in 2008, she earned her second B.S. in Dietetics - both from Michigan State University's Honors College. Currently, she is pursuing a master's degree in both Nutrition and Nutrition Communications at Tufts' Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy in Boston, as well as participating in a dietetic internship at Tufts Medical Center. Upon completion of her dietetic internship in Spring of 2010, she will take the RD exam in order to fulfill the requirements of becoming a Registered Dietitian. After passing the RD exam, Lindsey will be seeking an internship opportunity in the communications field for the summer of 2010. She is interested in nutrition as it relates to writing, public relations, and the food industry, but is open to other related positions as she is always looking for new and interesting ways to express herself through health and nutrition.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Dietetic Intern

Tufts Medical Center
Dec 2007 - Jun 2008

Fitness and Nutrition Coordinator

Community Mental Health, Okemos MI

Collaborated with a group of registered dietitians in the construction, organization and implementation of Healthy Lifestyles, a 6 month program directed at people with disabilities. The goal of the program: to empower participants to take care of their own health through good nutrition, exercise, self-esteem and knowledge of disease prevention. Constructed targeted fitness routines/techniques for 20 participants to enhance exercise capabilities, in addition to further class instruction based on program goals.

Mar 2007 - Jun 2008

Research Assistant

Michigan State University College of Nursing

Collected, entered, and validated quantitative data using Nutritionist Pro, SPSS, Microsoft Excel, and EndNotes for two nutrition-based projects: Nutrition Education Aimed at Toddlers (NEAT) and the USDA Healthy Toddlers project. Designed high-quality informational handouts for project participants. Designed and implemented new organizational system involving cumulative compilation of all grant and literature review references.

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Teaching Assistant

Assisted in the preparation and teaching of course curriculum for three Michigan State nutrition courses. Tabulated grades, assembled patient case studies, and guest lectured on various subjects.

Apr 2007 - Dec 2007

Group Fitness Instructor

Powerhouse Gym

Scheduled, planned, and implemented group strength training and conditioning classes with instruction in nutrition education.

Education

Education

Lindsey's Recent Publications

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office

Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, EndNotes, Outlook

HTML coding

SPSS

Certifications

Certifications

CPR

American Red Cross

Primary Group Fitness Instructor Certified

Aerobics & Fitness Association of America