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Registered dietitian with a deep love of food and a passion for translating nutrition science into
practical application. Self-motivated, creative, resourceful and detail-oriented; skilled problem-solver
and multi-tasker. Works well independently and on teams. Teaching assistant throughout 2 years of
graduate school. Experienced with curriculum development through non-thesis masters project, with a
focus in electronic teaching methods. Took courses in online pedagogy and familiar with learning
theories. Current Nutritionist with Hennepin County WIC. Training in patient-centered counseling
techniques. Passion for teaching, mentoring, sharing ideas.
WIC Public Health Nutritionist
Hennepin County WIC Program, Minneapolis, MN
November 2013 - Present
Determine participants eligibility for WIC program
Assess nutritional status and related health needs, including measuring of height, weight,
and hemoglobin
Educate participants nutrition and breastfeeding, using participant-centered counseling and
goal setting techniques
Collaborate with health care providers and other government and community services to
provide clients with further financial and health care resources as needed.
Develop individual nutrition care plans for participants identified as high-risk
Mentor new staff, dietetic interns, and nutrition students
Document assessment, intervention plans, and outcomes
Assist WIC participants in making choices regarding food package and educate on proper
procedures for using WIC food vouchers at the grocery store
Nutrition Counselor
August 2012 July 2013
PEAK Health & Fitness at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Counseled individuals on a wide range of nutrition topics and concerns
Designed over 20 nutrition handouts on a variety of nutrition and exercise topics
Conducted health assessment testing, including anthropometrics, biometrics, body fat
analysis using Bod Pod and bioelectrical impedance, and resting metabolic rate
Planned and taught 12 group nutrition education classes
Graduate Teaching & Faculty Assistant
August 2011 May 2013
University of Utah, Division of Nutrition, Salt Lake City, UT
Assisted instructors in a wide variety of courses, ranging from undergraduate Introductory
Nutrition to graduate-level Advanced Pediatric & Adolescent Nutrition
Evaluated existing curriculum and worked with instructors to improve lessons
Developed various course materials, including assignments and lesson plans
Mentored students regarding coursework
Planned and facilitated laboratory sessions and weekly class discussions

Lead Cook & Assistant Kitchen Manager

June 2009 August 2011
Camp New Hope of True Friends, McGregor, MN
Prepared and served safe, nutritious, and appetizing meals daily.
Maintained a safe and sanitary kitchen and dining facility in accordance with local, state,
and federal health codes as well as those of the American Camp Association.
Assisted in the training and supervising of kitchen staff, volunteers, and special diets intern.
Educated staff regarding special diet needs of campers
Planned menus for weekly camp sessions and off-season rental groups.
Ordered foods to meet the needs of the menu and the budget limitations of the camp
Planned, prepared, and served alternative meals when necessary to meet special dietary needs
Catering Associate
October 2010 June 2011
St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, MN
Interviewed patients to determine their meal selections.
Adjusted patients meal choices to meet prescribed diet order, when necessary
Built and delivered meal trays for patients on assigned unit
Maintained a safe and sanitary kitchen facility
Responded promptly to patients requests and concerns regarding meals and/or diet orders,
either assisting them personally or referring them to a health professional able to properly
assist them
MS in Nutrition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
May 2013
Dual Focused Area of Study in Pediatric Nutrition & Nutrition Education
Masters Project: Development of Online Nutrition Education Modules to Enhance the
Preparedness of Dietetics Students for Supervised Practice Rotations in Pediatric Nutrition
Supervised Practice Rotations
May 2012 May 2013
Primary Childrens Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake County WIC, West Jordan, UT
PEAK Health & Fitness-University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
BA in Nutrition & Dietetics, College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN
Registered Dietitian, Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian, Minnesota Board of Dietetics & Nutrition Practice

May 2010