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FOODPICKER: Contributors
Diabetes Q&A Panel

Christine Carlson, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDE
Christine is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE).  As a RD and CDE, Christine is most interested in diabetes education and lifestyle changes (diet and exercise) particularly among those with type 2 and pre-diabetes.  Christine enjoys hiking in Sabino Canyon (Tucson, Arizona) and testing new foods in the kitchen.

Christine can be reached at her meal planning website:  www.GlucoMenu.com
Nutrition Editors

Kate Olson, RD, LDN, CDE
Kate is employed as a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at the Advocate Good Shepherd Diabetes Care Center in Barrington, Illinois.  Her career interests include diabetes, and teaching people in the community how to shop, cook, and eat better.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking, traveling, playing piano, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.  Kate Olson's Blog

Jenifer Kayan, RD, LDN
Jenifer is working as a clinical dietitian at Scotland Memorial Hospital.  Her professional interests include parenteral & enteral nutrition and public health nutrition.  In her spare time, Jenifer enjoys volunteering, reading, spending time with friends and family, and traveling.  Jenifer Kayan's Blog

Lauren Siegfried, RD
Lauren has a B.A. degree in Nutrition-Dietetics from the College of St. Benedict and completed her Dietetic Internship through the University of SD, Sanford School of Medicine.  Her professional areas of interest include pediatrics, community health, and clinical nutrition.  In her spare time she enjoys scrapbooking, going for walks, and spending time with her family & friends.  Lauren Siegfried's Blog

Elissa Basham, RD, LD
Elissa has a B.S. degree in Nutrition & Foods.  She completed her Dietetic Internship at Texas State University and is a clinical dietitian and assistant food service manager at a long-term care facility in New Braunfels, Texas.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition and writing.  In her spare time, Elissa enjoys being outdoors, ballet, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.  Elissa Basham's Blog

Katie Kelly, RD
Katie is currently employed as a Registered Dietitian at ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton, CA.  Her professional interests include clinical nutrition, as well as nutrition education within the community.  In her spare time, she enjoys running, cooking, and traveling.  Katie Kelly's Blog

Mandy Seay, RD, LD
Mandy has a B.S. degree in Nutrition & Foods from Texas State and also has a B.A. degree in Journalism.  She completed her Dietetic Internship at Texas State and is working as a Nutrition Consultant.  Her career interests include nutrition-based writing and community nutrition.  In her spare time, Mandy enjoys reading, exercising and being outdoors.  Mandy Seay's Blog

Michelle Cerrone, MS, RD, LD, CD
Michelle has a M.S. degree from D'Youville College in Food Science and Nutrition.  She is currently employed as a Clinical Dietitian in a Skilled Nursing Facility.  She also works for Kaplan University as an On-Line Nutrition Instructor and consults at senior centers throughout the community providing nutritional education.  For the past 14 years, Michelle has worked in the Food Service and Nutrition industry.

Doretta Ho, MS, RD
Doretta has a M.S. degree in Food Science & Human Nutrition and completed her Dietetic Internship at University of Florida.  She is currently employed as a Clinical Dietitian at Baptist Health Medical Center.  Her career interests include clinical, diabetes, pediatrics, and international nutrition.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family & friends and would love to travel around the world to learn about the relationship between culture and nutrition.

Jennifer Hunt, RD, LDN
Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian and works for Healthy Diets, Inc., a private practice specializing in nutrition counseling and education.  Recently, she and her partner developed Taylor & Hunt Nutritional Perspectives, a business that creates e-newsletters for healthcare practices and wellness programs.  Jennifer enjoys volunteering with the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle nutrition programs and teaching Operation Frontline classes in her community.  In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys exploring new places and eating at unique restaurants with her husband.

Megan Comer, RD
Megan received her B.S. degree from Miami University in Dietetics and recently completed her Dietetic Internship at the Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, MI.  She is thrilled to have recently passed her Registration Exam and is officially a Registered Dietitian.  She hopes to work in the field of clinical pediatrics and is also interested in nutrition support.  In her spare time, Megan loves running, being outside, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

Cheyna Shumway Palmer, RD, CD
Cheyna has a B.S. in Dietetics from Brigham Young University.  She completed her internship with Marywood University and works for Utah Navajo Health Systems.  Her career interests include renal, diabetes prevention & treatment, and lactation.  In her spare time she enjoys running, volleyball, family and hanging out at Lake Powell.

Maria-Lourdes Aragon, RD
Maria-Lourdes is a Clinical Dietitian at Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System.  She has a B.S. in Food Science & Nutrition from Central Washington University.  She completed her Dietetic Internship at VA San Diego Medical Center.  Maria enjoys volunteering with community groups promoting health and nutrition.  Some of her hobbies include hiking, traveling, yoga, basketball, and volleyball.

Sara O'Brien, MS, RD, LDN
Sara is currently pursuing a career in clinical dietetics, having recently completed her Dietetic Internship at Boston Medical Center.  Her professional interests include clinical dietetics and pediatrics.  In her free time, Sara can be found sprinting for the Greater Boston Track Club.

Whitney Jerman, RD, LN
Whitney is a Clinical Dietitian for St. Mary's Hospital in Pierre, South Dakota.  Her career interests in nutrition include diabetes & pre-diabetes, GI, pediatrics, and exercise physiology.  In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, traveling, running, and playing the piano.

Crystal Rowan, RD
Crystal is currently employed as a Registered Dietitian at North County Health Services.  Her career interests include clinical and community nutrition.  In her spare time she enjoys running, cooking, and traveling.  Diabetes is an area of personal interest because she has family members who have been diagnosed with it.

Lisa Warlick, MS, RD, LD
Lisa has experience working in long-term care.  Her professional interests include community nutrition, wellness/fitness, and weight management.  She enjoys hiking, reading, sports, and spending time with family & friends.

Jillian Regan, RD
Jillian is currently employed as Registered Dietitian at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA.  Her professional areas of interest include weight management, cardiology, and diabetes in the adult population.  In her spare time, she enjoys exercising outdoors, cooking, and seeing live music.

Lindsay Kovacic, RD, LDN
Lindsay is employed as a Clincial Dietitian in Oncology at Duke Raleigh Hospital.  Her professional interests include clinical dietetics, wellness, and preventative nutrition.  In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys taking cycling classes, cooking, hanging out with friends, and blogging.

Mandy Duncan, RD
Mandy provides nutrition education to diabetic patients in their own homes as a Registered Dietitian with Dietitians at Home in Chicago.  She has a passion for diabetes, weight loss, pediatrics and general wellness through nutrition.  In her spare time, she enjoys adventurous cooking, sewing, and exploring the world.

Jaclyn Blitz, RD
Jaclyn is currently employed as a Registered Dietitian at WIC for Tri-County Health Department in Colorado.  Her career interests include vegetarian diets and community nutrition.  Jaclyn enjoys trying new exotic fruits & vegetables and traveling.

Jennifer Beyers, RD
Jennifer is currently employed as a Registered Dietitian through Sodexo working at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, IL.  Her career interests in nutrition include working as an outpatient dietitian and also getting into the consultancy aspect of dietetics.  In her spare time she enjoys running, cooking, and spending time with her boyfriend, family, & friends.

Melanie Mertes, MS, RD, CD, CLS
Melanie is currently employed as a Registered Dietitian at Rusk County WIC in Ladysmith, Wisconsin.  Her career interests in nutrition include community, clinical, and nutrition education.  In her spare time she enjoys family time, exercise, cooking, and outdoor activities including fishing, hunting, snowmobiling/ATV, & boating.

Nina Rocca, RD
Nina has a B.S. in Human Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and completed her Dietetic Internship at Florida Pasco County Health Department.  Her current career interests are working in public health & pediatrics, clinical sectors such as diabetes and weight management, and food service management.  Nina enjoys staying physically active, cooking from home, learning new languages & cultures, and in her spare time is an artist.

Lauren Nickerson, MS, RD
Lauren is currently employed as a Registered Dietitian at Timberline Knolls in Lemont, Illinois.  Her career interests in nutrition include eating disorders, weight management, and food safety.  In her spare time she enjoys scrapbooking, sewing, and practicing yoga.

Sarah Hojnacki, MS, RD
Sarah has a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences and a M.S. in Human Nutrition, both from Michigan State University.  She completed her Dietetic Internship through the University of Michigan School of Public Health.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition and educating individuals on healthy cooking techniques.  In her spare time, Sarah enjoys cooking, spending time with family & friends, reading, movies, skiing, and working out.

Hiral Modi, MS, RD
Hiral has M.S. degree in Dietetics and Nutrition and completed her Dietetic Internship from Florida International University.  She is excited to have recently passed her Registration Exam.  She is interested in working as a clinical dietitian in field of pediatric nutrition focusing on metabolic disorders and diabetes as well as nutrition support.  She enjoys cooking, yoga, outdoor activities, and spending time with family & friends.

Kelly Urbanik, RD, LD/N, CSP
Kelly is currently working as a clinical dietitian at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, FL.  Her professional interests include working with the pediatric population as well as individual nutritional counseling.  In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time with friends & family, running, and traveling.

Kathryn Johnstone, MS, RD
Kathyrn has worked as a clinical dietitian at Centinela Hospital, as a Supervising Nutritionist at WIC, and is currently working in an Outpatient clinic in Australia.  Her career interests include continuing to work in clinical dietetics and one day having my own practice.  In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, baking, exercising, and being outdoors.

Danielle Wren, RD, LDN
Danielle is currently working as a clinical dietitian at Mon-Valley Hospital in Monongahela, PA.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical as well as community nutrition.  In her spare time, she enjoys baking, camping, traveling, and running.

Amy Rod, MS, RD, LDN
Amy is currently employed as a clinical and outpatient dietitian at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, MA.  Her professional interests include clinical dietetics and outpatient counseling, with an emphasis on natural health.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling.

Adele Nichols, MS, RD, LDN
Adele has a M.S. in Health and Human Performance with a concentration in Nutrition and Wellness from McNeese State University and a B.S. in Dietetics from Louisiana State University.  She completed her Dietetic Internship at McNeese State University.  Her career interests in nutrition include diabetes, cardiac, oncology, rehabilitation, and community nutrition.  Adele enjoys cooking, shopping, and spending time with family.

Vickie Chan, MS, RD
Vickie has a Masters degree in Nutritional Science from California State University, Los Angeles.  Her career interests include food science, diabetes, and community nutrition.  Her hobbies include weight training, hiking, biking, and thrift shopping.

Lauren Faye Cruse, RD
Lauren has a B.S. in Human Nutrition from the University of Illinois at Chicago and she completed her Dietetic Internship with Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans.  Her career interests in nutrition include bariatrics, eating disorders, and community nutrition. Lauren enjoys teaching Irish dance, sign language, and traveling.

Nien-Jung Wu, MS, RD
Nien-Jung has a B.S. in Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition and a M.S. in Dietetics from the University of Pittsburgh.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition, nutrition counseling, and prenatal & pediatric nutrition.  In her spare time, Nien-Jung enjoys playing piano, doing yoga, and spending time with her family.

Anabel Ayala Zamarripa, LND
Anabel is currently working as a clinical dietitian in private practice in Puerto Rico.  Her professional interests include working with people with diabetes and those suffering from obesity.  When she's not working, Anabel enjoys her other passions which include singing with her church and volunteering.

Maggie Johnson, Nutrition Editor
Maggie is currently working towards a B.S. in Nutrition from Georgia Southern University.  She is plans to apply for a Dietetic Internship in the coming months. Her career interests in nutrition include diabetes, cardiac, and nutrition education. In her spare time, Maggie enjoys spending time with her family & pets, baking, and volunteering in the community.

Angela Verrill, Nutrition Editor
Angela has a B.S in Nutrition from Keene State College and is currently completing the Coordinated Program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey through Distance Education.  She is also currently a Diet Tech working in a small hospital in Southern Maine.  Her professional interests are clinical and community nutrition with an emphasis on promoting nutrition in children.  In her spare time, Angela enjoys playing with her two boys, gardening, and exercising with her dog.

Anna Mayer, Nutrition Editor
Anna is currently working toward a B.S. degree in Dietetics at Minnesota State University - Mankato.  Her career interests in nutrition include food service and geriatrics.  In her spare time, Anna enjoys reading, shopping, and spending time with family & friends.

Alexandria Arriaga, Nutrition Editor
Alexandria has a B.S. degree in Food Science and Nutrition with a Specialization in Dietetics.  She is currently finishing up a Dietetic Internship through Central Washington University and also plans to pursue a Professional Language Certification to further her skills in the health care field.  Her professional interests include clinical dietetics and community nutrition.   In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and activities that involve her family and pets.

Jennifer Wyckoff, Nutrition Editor
Jennifer has recently completed her B.S. in Foods and Nutrition from College of Saint Elizabeth.  She plans on applying to a Dietetic Internship with a concentration in community nutrition.  Her career interests include working with communities to promote healthy food and lifestyle choices through nutrition education.  In her spare time, she enjoys baking, cooking, ultimate frisbee, and traveling.

Assmaa Zedan, Nutrition Editor
Assmaa has a B.A. in Biology from Rutgers State University and is currently working towards her B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science, with a concentration in Dietetics, at Montclair State University.  She plans on completing a Dietetic Internship as well.  Her professional interests include clinical nutrition, research, and nutrition counseling.  Her hobbies include experimenting with new recipes, outdoor activities, and spending time with her family.

Caroline Cheong, Nutrition Editor
Caroline is currently a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln completing her B.S. in Dietetics.  Her professional interests in nutrition include community education, working with children, and counseling.  Caroline loves baking, experimenting with new recipes, traveling, photography, and spending time with family & friends.

Neya Charles, Nutrition Editor
Neya is currently working towards a B.S. in Dietetics & Nutrition at Florida International University.  Her career interests in nutrition include diabetes education, weight management, community nutrition, and clinical nutrition.  In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking.

Kristin Pelzel, Nutrition Editor
Kristin is working on completing her B.S. in Dietetics at Texas Christian University.  She plans on completing a Dietetic Internship and M.S. degree after graduation.  Her career interests in nutrition include community nutrition, as well as sports and wellness.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, cooking new recipes, and photography.

Caitlin Ward, Nutrition Editor
Caitlin is finishing up her coursework for a B.S. in Dietetics from University of Idaho and just completed her supervised practice.  Her career interests include becoming a CDE in the near future, as well as working with children in the community.  In her spare time, Caitlin enjoys walking or hiking outside, trying new recipes, and spending time with friends & family.

Abigail Miller, Nutrition Editor
Abigail has a B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Maryland and a B.A. in Biology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  She recently completed her Dietetic Internship with the University of Delaware.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition, nutrition support, and neonatal nutrition.  In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, reading, and traveling.

Shelby Sutphen, Nutrition Editor
Shelby has a B.S. in Dietetics from Miami University in Oxford, OH.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship with The Ohio State University Department of Human Nutrition.  Her career interests in nutrition include community, public health, and school nutrition.  Shelby enjoys spending time with family & friends, traveling, cooking, and planning special events.

Vidya Vaidyanathan, Nutrition Editor
Vidya has a M.S. in Human Nutrition from Texas A & M University.  She completed her Dietetic Internship with Texas A&M and is currently working towards becoming a registered dietitian.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical research, community nutrition, and nutrition support.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, dancing, cooking, and watching movies.

Danielle Somoza, Nutrition Editor
Danielle is currently completing her B.S in Dietetics from Virginia State University.  She is working towards getting into a Dietetic Internship after graduation.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical, renal, and weight management.  In her spare time she enjoys exercising, spending time with her family, and playing softball.

Caitlin Jonas, Nutrition Editor
Caitlin has a B.S. in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise from Virginia Polytechnic and State University.  She recently completed her Dietetic Internship through the University of Delaware.  Her career interests include clinical dietetics and outpatient nutrition counseling.  In her spare time, she enjoys crafting, cooking, gardening, reading, and spending time with her husband & family.

Alexandra Vermillion, Nutrition Editor
Alexandra has a M.S. degree in Food and Nutrition Science and a B.S. in Dietetics from Florida State University.  She recently completed her Dietetic Internship with the University of Delaware.  Her career interests in nutrition include acute care, renal, and nutrition support.  In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, swimming, going to the beach, and traveling.

June Gant, Nutrition Editor
June has a B.S. degree in Dietetics from San Francisco State University and is currently working on her M.S. in Nutritional Science at California State University, Los Angeles.  She is also currently completing her Dietetic Internship with California State University, Los Angeles' Coordinated Dietetic Program.  Her career interests in nutrition include public health, clinical, renal, diabetes education, and teaching.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, and reading.

Lindsay ElBach, Nutrition Editor
Lindsay has a B.S. degree in Nutritional Science from the University of New Hampshire and a M.S. degree in Health Regulation and Clinical Research Management from Regis College.  She is currently applying for a Dietetic Internship.  Her career interests in nutrition include community & nutrition education, research, and food science.  In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys cooking, exercising, reading, blogging, gardening, skiing and antique shopping.

Bernadine Ang, Nutrition Editor
Bernadine is currently a nutrition student at Johnson and Wales University.  She is also a volunteer at the Rhode Island Hospital Food and Nutrition Department for Oncology patients.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition and food & nutrition research.  In her spare time she enjoy playing tennis, creating metal jewelry, reading, and meeting new people.

Kirstin Hill, Nutrition Editor
Kirstin Hill has a B.S. degree in Food and Nutrition from San Diego State.  She is finishing up her Dietetic Internship at the VA in San Diego.  Her professional interests include private practice, sports dietetics, and slow food/sustainability.  In her spare time, Kirstin enjoys horseback riding, pilates, traveling, and trying new restaurants.

Winona Bynum, Nutrition Editor
Winona is currently completing her Coordinated Program in Dietetics at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.  Her career interests in nutrition include wellness, pediatric, and community nutrition.  Winona enjoys volunteering with community groups promoting healthy nutrition practices.  In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, traveling, reading, and spending time with her family & friends.

Brianne Pirritano, Nutrition Editor
Brianne is currently enrolled as a dietetic intern in the Coordinated Program at Marywood University, Scranton, PA.  She will be obtaining her B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics in May, and will pursue her career as a Registered Dietitian.  Her career interests include clinical, renal, long-term care and/or outpatient care. In her free time, Brianne loves to exercise and cook, and enjoys the companionship of her dog, Diesel.

Rachel Yam, Nutrition Editor
Rachel has a B.S. in Dietetics from Boston University and is currently working on her M.S. in Nutrition from Brooklyn College.  She is also completing her Dietetic Internship at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center as part of the Brooklyn College Dietetic Internship.  Her career interests in nutrition include working as a clinical dietitian and a renal dietitian.  In her spare time, Rachel enjoys swimming, rock climbing, traveling, and trying out new recipes.

Jessica Dell, Nutrition Editor
Jessica has a B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science from South Dakota State University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship with the the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.  Her career interests in nutrition include community health, clinical nutrition, diabetes education, weight management, and food science.  In her spare time, Jessica enjoys zumba fitness classes, cooking, traveling, and spending time with family.

Brittany Wells, Nutrition Editor
Brittany is currently studying dietetics at the University of Cincinnati.  Her career interests include clinical, community, and public nutrition.  In her spare time, she enjoys experimenting in the kitchen, spending time with family, working out, and traveling whenever possible.

Jacqueline Brewton, Nutrition Editor
Jacqueline is currently completing a Bachelors degree at University of North Florida and hopes to complete her Dietetic Internship at UNF as well. Her career interests are community nutrition and counseling.  Jacqueline enjoys cooking for her family & friends, walking on the beach, and gardening in her spare time.

Hope van der Heijden, Nutrition Editor
Hope has a B.S. degree in Gerontology from Stephen F. Austin State University. She is currently pursuing her M.S. degree in Human Nutrition and completing her Dietetic Internship at Texas State University.  Her career interests include clinical dietetics, nutrition counseling, and teaching cooking classes.  In her spare time, Hope enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling with her family.

Danielle Colombo, Nutrition Editor
Danielle is working on her Bachelors Degree in Dietetics at Montclair State University and plans to apply for a Dietetic Internship in the near future.  Her career interests in nutrition include pediatrics, dietetic education, and working with people with diabetes.  In her spare time, Danielle enjoys spending time with friends & family, going on vacation, and exercising.

Kerin Dooley, Nutrition Editor
Kerin has her B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University and is completing her M.S. in Nutritional Science at San Diego State University.  Kerin is currently applying to Dietetic Internships and works as a Diet Clerk at Scripps Green Hospital.  Her professional interests include clinical work, vegetarian nutrition, and fighting childhood obesity.  In her spare time, Kerin enjoys running, yoga, cooking, and traveling.

Kristin Johnson, Nutrition Editor
Kristin has an A.A.S. in Dietetic Technology, a B.A. in Psychology, and a Masters in Library Science.  She is currently completing an online degree through the Coordinated Dietetics Program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and her Dietetic Internship in Arizona.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition (renal and diabetes) and eating disorders. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, knitting/crocheting, and gardening.

Laura Arrington, Nutrition Editor
Laura is currently in her final semester of the Didactic Program in Dietetics at Queens College in Flushing, NY.  She has a Bachelors degree in Music Education and a Masters degree in French horn performance.  Her career interests in nutrition include sports nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, and community nutrition.  In her spare time, Laura enjoys cycling, yoga and cooking.

Melissa White, Nutrition Editor
Melissa has a B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and is currently working towards her M.S. degree in Nutrition & licensure as a Registered Dietitian through Boston University.  Her professional interests include clinical nutrition, pediatrics, and lactation support.  In her spare time, Melissa enjoys photography, teaching fitness classes, and traveling.

Shannon Stout, Nutrition Editor
Shannon has a B.S. degree in Athletic Training and is currently working on her M.S. degree in Human Nutrition from Winthrop University.  Her professional interests include oncology nutrition and diabetes prevention.  In her spare time, Shannon enjoys running trails, wine dinners, and traveling.

Jenna Fu, Nutrition Editor
Jenna has a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Arizona.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at University Medical Center.  Her career interests include combining food and nutrition into cooking and baking as well as promoting a healthier lifestyle through culinary arts.  When she has free time, she like to travel, draw, and glass blow.

Kaitlin Barragan, Nutrition Editor
Kaitlin is currently working on her B.S. degree in Food and Nutrition at Framingham State University.  She also volunteers in the Dietetic department at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.  Her professional interests include working with people who wish to lead healthier lifestyles and better their eating habits, as well as clinical nutrition. In her spare time, Kaitlin enjoys running, camping, and summers on Cape Cod.

Laura Dombrosky, Nutrition Editor
Laura has a B.S. in Nutrition Science from Penn State University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship and Masters degree at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  Her career interests in nutrition include child nutrition and childhood obesity prevention.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking, baking, running, and roller blading.

Amy Gilman, Nutrition Editor
Amy has a B.S. in Nutritional Science from Simmons College and is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at Mount Auburn Hospital.  Her professional interests include pediatric dietetics in the clinical setting, weight management/bariatric, and diabetes education.  In her spare time, Amy enjoys paddling on her dragon boat team and creating healthy vegetarian recipes with her husband.

Stacy Leung, Nutrition Editor
Stacy completed her B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics at Syracuse University.  Currently, she is completing her Dietetic Internship through College of Saint Elizabeth in New Jersey.  Her professional interests include clinical, food business, food science, & product development.  In her spare time she enjoys baking, traveling, and going out to sunday brunch with friends & family.

Katie Eckert, Nutrition Editor
Katie has a B.S. in Dietetics from Sacramento State.  She is currently applying for a Dietetic Internship.  Her interests in nutrition include cardiovasuclar disease and oncology.  In her spare time, Katie enjoys hiking & backpacking in the mountains, cooking, and reading.

Regina Lee, Nutrition Editor
Regina has a Culinary Arts degree from St. Philip's College and is currently completing her B.S. in Nutrition & Dietetics at the University of the Incarnate Word.  Her career interests are diabetes and community nutrition.  She enjoys cooking, gardening, and hiking with her husband and two sons.

Jessamyn Almenas, Nutrition Editor
Jessamyn is currently completing a B.S. in Nutrition & Dietetics at University of North Florida.  Her career interests include community and pediatric nutrition.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, going to the movies, and traveling.

Sara Broemeling, Nutrition Editor
Sara is currently completing her Coordinated Program in Dietetics at the University of Idaho.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical nutrition and oncology.  In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor recreational activities, cooking, and spending time with family.

Lindsay L'vova, Nutrition Editor
Lindsay has a B.S. from Arizona State University.  She is currently completing a Dietetic Internship at Banner Desert Hospital through the Iowa State University Distance Internship Program.  Her professional interests include metabolic genetics, nutrigenomics, and pain management.  In her spare time she enjoys traveling, trying out new restaurants, and walking her dogs.

Katie Leech, Nutrition Editor
Katie has a B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Dayton and a Masters degree in Food and Nutrition from Bowling Green State University.  She is currently completing a Dietetic Internship at Metro Health Medical Center.  Her professional interests include inpatient dietetics and community dietetics (specifically working in the area of diabetes and childhood obesity).  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends & family, testing out new recipes, and staying active by kayaking & playing volleyball.

Valerie Root, Nutrition Editor
Valerie has a B.S. in Studio Art from Wheaton College.  She is currently completing her M.S. in Applied Nutrition at Sage Graduate School and applying to Dietetic Internships.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical and community work.  In her spare time she enjoys running with her yellow lab, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Jessica Berglund, Nutrition Editor
Jessica, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, has a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from Pennsylvania State University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship with Sodexo Health Care Services.  Her career interests in nutrition include becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator and working with other patients with diabetes.  Her hobbies include Zumba and volunteering at Harrisburg Diabetic Youth Camp.

Jennifer Howard, Nutrition Editor
Jennifer has a B.S. in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise with a concentration in Dietetics from Virginia Polytechnic and State University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at Ingalls Memorial Hospital.  Her career interests in nutrition include marketing and communications as well as diabetes education.  In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys playing guitar, listening to music, and traveling.

Susan Reese, Nutrition Editor
Susan has a B.S. in Nutritional Science from Brigham Young University and is currently working on her M.S. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Utah.  She is also currently completing her Dietetic Internship at the Utah Diabetes and Endocrinology Center.  Her professional interests include pediatric dietetics in the clinical setting and diabetes education.  In her spare time, Susan enjoys running, cooking, reading, and traveling.

Julie Devlin, Nutrition Editor
Julie has a B.S. degree in Exercise Science.  She is currently working on her M.S. degree in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at Eastern Michigan University.  Her professional interests include childhood & adult weight management, complementary medicine, and community nutrition.  In her spare time, Julie enjoys exercising, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Roxana Marincas, Nutrition Editor
Roxana is a Coordinated Program student currently working on her B.S. degree in Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois, Chicago.  Her professional interests include diabetes, school nutrition, and prenatal nutrition.  Her favorite hobbies include snowboarding, surfing, wakeboarding, and photography.

Ariel Guild, Nutrition Editor
Ariel is currently completing a B.S. in Dietetics at Utah State University.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical work and the community aspects of nutrition through WIC & FNEP.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running, riding horses, and spending time with family.

Jessica Cochran, Nutrition Editor
Jessica is working towards a B.S. in Food and Nutrition at the University of Idaho.  Her career interests are currently geriatric nutrition, food science, and helping individuals with eating disorders.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family & friends, baking, and traveling.

Joy Saudargas, Nutrition Editor
Joy has a B.A. degree in Spanish Language & Literature and Elementary Education from Villanova University.  She is currently working on her M.A. degree in Nutrition Counseling and is also completing her Dietetic Internship at Immaculata University.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical, pediatrics, and management.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family & friends, exercising, cooking, painting, and photography.

Kelly Daly-Wolfe, Nutrition Editor
Kelly received a B.S. in Chemistry at Virginia Tech and is currently working on her Master of Science degree in Nutrition at the University of Utah.  Her career goal is to become a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Educator.  Kelly enjoys community service, music, cooking and traveling.

Ashlea Braun, Nutrition Editor
Ashlea is completing her B.S. in Medical Dietetics and Dietetic Internship at Ohio State University.  Her career interests in nutrition include pediatrics, the ketogenic diet, counseling, clinical, and weight loss management.  In her spare time, Ashlea enjoys exercising, shopping, drawing, and being with friends & family.

Kathryn Hindman, Nutrition Editor
Kathryn will graduate from Jacksonville State University with a B.S. in Dietetics.  Her future goals include completing a Dietetic Internship to become a Registered Dietitian and obtaining a Masters degree.  Kathryn's professional interests include childhood obesity, neonatal, and sports nutrition.

Jamie Morgan, Nutrition Editor
Jamie is pursuing a B.S. in Nutrition & Foods at Texas State University and is applying for a Dietetic Internship.  Her career interests in nutrition include eating disorders, pediatric obesity, weight management, and diabetes.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her two children, exercising, and reading.

Dahlia Gerges, Nutrition Editor
Dahlia is pursuing a B.S. in Food Science and Nutrition at Cal Poly Pomona University in California.  Her professional interests include working with people in the community.  In her spare time, Dahlia enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and volunteering.

Alpana Bhargava, Nutrition Editor
Alpana has a B.A. degree in Education and a M.S. degree in Home-Science from India.  She is currently enrolled in the Coordinated Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she is obtaining a B.S. degree in Food and Nutrition and completing her Dietetic Internship.  Her professional interests include diabetes, renal, and community nutrition.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, and traveling.

Kenlyn Young, Nutrition Editor
Kenlyn has a B.S. degree in Psychology and is currently working on her M.S. degree in Nutrition.  She is completing her Dietetic Internship at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Her professional interests include working with oncology patients as well as other Medical Nutrition Therapy issues.  In her spare time, Kenlyn enjoys healthy cooking, reading with her Nook, and spending time with her 2 teenage children.

Kara Kuresman, Nutrition Editor
Kara is pursuing a M.S. in Nutrition Science from the Coordinated Program at University of Illinois at Chicago, where she will also complete her Dietetic Internship.  Her professional interests include school nutrition and public policy.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, and baking.

Kelsey Vaughn, Nutrition Editor
Kelsey is currently pursuing a B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Idaho.  Her professional interests include diabetes education, clinical nutrition, and research.  In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys trying new recipes, exercising, speaking Spanish, and spending time with her friends & family.

Crysta Baldwin, Nutrition Editor
Crysta is completing a B.S degree in Nutrition and Foods at Texas State University and is in the process of applying to Dietetic Internships.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition and international nutrition.  In her spare time, she enjoys all types of cooking, dancing, and traveling overseas.

Erin Healy, Nutrition Editor
Erin is pursuing a M.S. degree in Food and Nutrition from Framingham State University.  She is interested in marketing & communications, nutrition eduction, and private practice.  In her spare time, Erin enjoys yoga, exercising, and movies.

Lindsay Obermeyer, Nutrition Editor
Lindsay is currently working toward a B.S. in Dietetics from Arizona State University.  Her career interests in nutrition include nutrition research and implementing changes to the school lunch program.  In her spare time, she enjoys trying new recipes, spending time with family, and exercising.

Krista Neugebauer, Nutrition Editor
Krista is currently working on her B.S. in Nutrition Science at Texas State University.  She is in the process of applying for a Dietetic Internship.  Her career interests in nutrition include community, schools, and clinical.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family & friends, walking her dog, exercising, and cooking.

Kimberly Young, Nutrition Editor
Kimberly has a B.S. in Advertising and is currently working on a second B.S. in Food and Nutrition from the University of Idaho.  Her professional interests in the nutrition field include sports nutrition, nutrition related to disease prevention, and helping individuals with eating disorders.  In her spare time, Kimberly enjoys traveling with her husband, spending time with her family, triathlons & half-marathons, lifting weights, and cooking.

Dipti Namjoshi, Nutrition Editor
Dipti has a M.S. degree in Applied Nutrition from Sage Graduate School, Troy, NY.  Her professional interests include community nutrition.  In her spare time, Dipti enjoys cooking, shopping and spending time with her family.

Desha McNeair, Nutrition Editor
Desha has a B.S. in Nutrition & Food Science from Georgia Southern University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship with the Augusta Area Dietetic Internship Program.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical, specifically pediatrics, as well as international public health.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, and volunteering.

Rachel Wenzel, Nutrition Editor
Rachel has a B.S. degree in Nutrition from the University of Mississippi.  She is currently enrolled in the Coordinated Program at the University of Mississippi where she is obtaining a M.S. degree in Food and Nutrition Services and completing her Dietetic Internship.  Her professional interests include corporate wellness, sports nutrition, and becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator.  In her spare time, Rachel enjoys water & winter sports, riding horses, and cooking.

Collette Powers, Nutrition Editor
Collette has a B.S. degree in Exercise Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a M.A. degree in Nutrition Science & Dietetics from Syracuse University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship through Syracuse University.  Her professional interests include community nutrition and clinical outpatient.  In her spare time, Collette enjoys working out, traveling, and spending time with her pets.

Jami Kaltenbronn, Nutrition Editor
Jami has a B.S. in Nutrition Science from St. Louis University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship with Sarasota Memorial Hospital.  Her career interests in nutrition include GI, diabetes, and pediatrics.  Jami enjoys visiting new restaurants and exercising in her spare time.

Alonna Pitreau, Nutrition Editor
Alonna has a B.S. degree in Biology and is currently working on her M.S. degree in Human Nutrition.  Her professional interests include working with people diagnosed with chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.  In her spare time, Alonna enjoys running, hiking, skiing, traveling, and experimenting with recipes for healthy cooking.

Raven Tilley, Nutrition Editor
Raven has a B.S. in Dietetics from Middle Tennessee State University.  She is currently completing a Dietetic Internship at Lipscomb University.  Her career interests in nutrition include outpatient therapy and disordered eating.  In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, hiking, and spending time with family.

Francine Schafer, Nutrition Editor
Francine has a B.S. in Exercise Science from Truman State University and will graduate from Colorado State University with an M.S. in Food Science and Human Nutrition.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship through Colorado State University.  Her career interests in nutrition include working in the clinical or community setting.  In her spare time, Francine enjoys running, road biking, hiking, and spending time with her fiance.

Chelsea Gruver, Nutrition Editor
Chelsea has a B.S. in Nutrition from the University of Idaho.  She is currently working on a second Bachelor degree in Dietetics and a Master of Public Health degree at Idaho State University.  She plans to apply for a Dietetic Internship next year.  Her career interests include working with diabetes and nutrition support patients or community nutrition. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, running, and riding her bike.

Michelle Augustine Brehm, Nutrition Editor
Michelle is currently pursuing a B.S. in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.  Her professional interests include clinical nutrition, health education, and community nutrition.  In her spare time, Michelle likes to travel, take care of her animals, and sing along to music.

Anna Bonebrake, Nutrition Editor
Anna is currently completing her degree in Nutrition Science at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.  Her professional interests include working in the oncology field.  In her spare time, Anna enjoys swimming, hiking, and canoeing.

Laura Hill, Nutrition Editor
Laura has a B.S. in Nutrition and is currently completing a Dietetic Internship.  Laura plans to use her personal experience with Celiac Disease to help those with the condition and as well as other GI conditions.  She enjoys creating new gluten free recipes, playing tennis, reading, and beach trips.

Daya Cherian, Nutrition Editor
Daya is pursuing a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and is currently completing her Dietetic Internship as well.  Her career interests in nutrition include diabetes, clinical, and pediatrics.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, and great food.

Amy Padowski, Nutrition Editor
Amy is pursuing a graduate degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition at Colorado State University.  She is interested in vegan and community nutrition.  Amy enjoys being outdoors, running, and cooking.

Cassandra Mermini, Nutrition Editor
Cassandra has a B.A. in Psychology and is currently working on her B.S. in Nutrition at UNLV.  She hopes to complete her Dietetic Internship at UNLV as well.  Her career interests are in sports nutrition, eating disorders, and nutrition education.  In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, spending time with her husband, and reading.

Ashley Boyer, Nutrition Editor
Ashley has a M.S. in Nutrition Science from Sage Graduate School as well as a B.S. in psychology from the State University at Albany, N.Y.  She is currently in the process of applying for a Dietetic Internship.  Her professional interests include sports nutrition, weight management, and research.  In her spare time, she enjoys strength training, learning her way around a kitchen, and spending time with friends & family.

Nausheen Karim, Nutrition Editor
Nausheen has a B.S. degree in Nutritional Science from University of Illinois, Chicago and has completed an Integrated MBA/Dietetic Internship program at Dominican University.  Her career intests in nutrition include clinical, research, and renal.  In her spare time, she enjoys running, cooking, knitting and crocheting.

Bernadette Prue, Nutrition Editor
Bernadette is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Human Nutrition, Kinesiology, and Dietetics.  Her career interests are clinical dietetics and sports nutrition.  In her spare time, Bernadette enjoys weight lifting and spending time with friends & family.

Vanessa Supple, Nutrition Editor
Vanessa has a B.A. degree in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature from the University of Minnesota and is currently working on her M.S. degree in Nutrition & Dietetic Internship through Boston University.  Her professional interests include clinical nutrition, prenatal care, and weight management.  In her spare time, Vanessa enjoys running, live music, and baking.

Jovanka Drobac, Nutrition Editor
Jovanka has a Bachelor of Health Science from Andrews University where she is currently working on completing her M.S. degree in Nutrition & Wellness.  She is also in the process of applying for a Dietetic Internship.  Her professional interests include weight management and community nutrition.  In her spare time she enjoys exercising, reading, cooking, and traveling.

Keith Kistner, Nutrition Editor
Keith is currently a senior at Texas State University finishing his B.S in Nutrition Science - Dietetics Track.  He will be applying for a Dietetic Internship after finishing his degree.  His career interests in nutrition include clinical private practice, community nutrition, and food science.  In his spare time, Keith enjoys wakeboarding, snowboarding, exercising, cooking, and good times with friends.

Michelle Piermarini, Nutrition Editor
Michelle has a B.S. in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson & Wales University.  She is currently applying for a Dietetic Internship.  Her career interests in nutrition include child nutrition, community nutrition, and food science.  In her spare time, she enjoys pilates, sight seeing, and cooking.

Jessica Kempf, Nutrition Editor
Jessica is currently a Dietetic Intern at Michigan State University.  Her career interests include community nutrition and corporate wellness.  In her free time, Jessica enjoys listening to her ipod, trying new recipes, and going for walks with her husband.

Claudia Thompson, Nutrition Editor
Claudia is currently working on her B.S. degree in Nutrition & Dietetics at Arizona State University.  Her career interests in nutrition include working with people with diabetes, community nutrition, and pediatric nutrition.  In her spare time, Claudia enjoys running, spin class, yoga, and spending time with her family.

Mary Beute, Nutrition Editor
Mary is completing her B.S. degree in Foods and Nutrition at the College of Saint of Elizabeth.  She hopes begin a Dietetic Internship upon graduation.  Her professional interests include working in the community, especially at the food pantry, and in the clinical setting.  In her spare time, Mary enjoys teaching group fitness classes, cooking, taking walks, and volunteering.

Kori Wilber, Nutrition Editor
Kori has a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship with the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical, diabetes, and weight loss.  In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies, exercising, and spending time with friends & family.

Kaylee Sprau, Nutrition Editor
Kaylee is currently completing her B.S. in the Coordinated Program of Medical Dietetics at The Ohio State University.  Her career interests include childhood obesity and clinical nutrition.  In her spare time, Kaylee enjoys traveling and spending time with friends & family.

Christina Kearney, Nutrition Editor
Christina has a B.S. in Biology from Boston College and a M.S. in Biomedical Science from Tufts University.  She is currently in the DPD Program at Simmons College and is applying for Dietetic Internships.  She enjoys running, cooking, and spending time with friends & family.

Jacqueline Dziuba, Nutrition Editor
Jacqueline has a Bachelors degree in Biology and is currently completing her Masters Degree in Applied Nutrition at Sage Graduate School.  She will be pursuing a Dietetic Internship next year.  Jacqueline's professional interests include clinical nutrition.  She is currently employed by Northeast Health.  In her spare time she enjoys exercising, reading, and spending time with friends & family.

Sarah Cook, Nutrition Editor
Sarah is currently pursuing a M.S. degree in Human Nutrition at Winthrop University and works in the nutrition department as a Graduate Assistant.  Her career interests include sports nutrition and wellness focused programming in community and corporate settings.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing & watching sports, traveling, and experiencing other cultural food practices.

Jacqueline MacLasco, Nutrition Editor
Jacqueline has a B.S. in Nutrition Science from Russell Sage College.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at the Sage Graduate School and working towards her Masters of Science degree in Advanced Nutrition.  Her professional interests include clinical nutrition and weight loss counseling.  In her spare time Jackie enjoys exercising, baking, and spending time with family and friends.

Katrina Keyser, Nutrition Editor
Katrina has a B.S. in Dietetics from Arizona State University.  She plans to pursue a Dietetic Internship after completing a Masters degree in Public Health.  Her career interest in nutrition include the obesity epidemic, malnutrition in third world countries, and disease prevention through healthy eating & exercise.  In her spare time she likes to hike, snowboard, photograph nature, and travel.

Lauren White, Nutrition Editor
Lauren has a B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science from Georgia Southern University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship with the Augusta Area Dietetic Internship program.  Her career interests include eating disorder rehabilitation (she hopes to open her own eating disorder treatment clinic in the future), as well as diabetes, and pediatric nutrition support.  In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering in the nutrition community, cooking, all types of exercise, water sports, and spending time outdoors.

Iris Pacheco, Nutrition Editor
Iris has a B.A. in History and is currently pursuing a M.S. in Dietetics and Nutrition at Florida International University.  She plans to begin a Dietetic Internship soon.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical nutrition, diabetes education, heart disease prevention, and wellness.  In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and talking with friends & family.

Lauren Ahola, Nutrition Editor
Lauren is currently completing her B.S. in Nutrition/Dietetics at the University of Rhode Island.  She is in the process of applying for Dietetic Internships.  Her career interests in nutrition include wellness education, weight management, community nutrition, and sports nutrition.  Her hobbies include running, working out, traveling, and spending time with friends & family.

Kat Ruyle, Nutrition Editor
Kat received her B.S. degree from Kansas State University and completed her Dietetic Internship with Kansas State University Housing & Dining and Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital.  She is currently a clinical dietitian with Aramark at Wesley Regional Medical Center in Wichita, KS.  Kat's career interests include raw food/vegan diets, cancer treatment/prevention, and diabetes education.  In her spare time she enjoys tap dancing, painting, riding her bike, and spending time with her family.

Kelsey Gero, Nutrition Editor
Kelsey has a B.S. in Dietetics and is currently completing her Masters of Science in Dietetics at the University of Vermont.  Her career interests in nutrition include community nutrition, diabetes education, and promoting healthy aging.  In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys hiking, spending time with family & friends, and live music.

Carol-Anne Carr, Nutrition Editor
Carol-Anne is a senior at Arizona State University and is completing a B.S. degree in Nutrition with a Dietetics concentration.  She plans to complete a Dietetic Internship after graduating.  Her interests are in clinical nutrition and sports nutrition.  As the daughter of a disabled Veteran, Carol-Anne hopes to work as an Army Dietitian and serve her fellow service men and women.

Peichieh Wu, Nutrition Editor
Peichieh has a M.S. in Nutrition from Bastyr University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical, pediatric, culinary, and education.  In her spare time she enjoys water sports, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

Julie Batulevitz, Nutrition Editor
Julie has a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at the VA San Diego Healthcare System.  Her career interests include community nutrition and counseling.  Julie's hobbies include cooking, being active, and spending time outdoors in the beautiful San Diego sunshine.

Brittany Wright, Nutrition Editor
Brittany has a B.S. in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Illinois.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at Ingalls Memorial Hospital.  Her career interests in nutrition include public relations and private consulting.  Brittany is a certified Raw Foods Chef and enjoys yoga & outdoor sports in her spare time.

Kathryn Lawson, Nutrition Editor
Kathryn has a B.S. degree in Dietetics and is currently completing her Masters of Science in Dietetics and Dietetic Internship at the University of Vermont. She is professionally interested in community nutrition, sustainable farming practices, public policy at the federal level, and oncology nutrition.  Kathryn likes to be physically active in her spare time, as well as cook, travel, and work on her professional development.

Lindsay Lawes, Nutrition Editor
Lindsay has a B.S. degree in Dietetics and is currently working on her Masters of Science in Dietetics at the University of Vermont.  She plans to become a Registered Dietitian after completing the Coordinated Program at UVM.  Her career interests in nutrition include preventing pediatric obesity and promoting local & sustainable foods.  In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys hiking, traveling, baking, and simply relaxing on sunny days.

Ashley Meuser, Nutrition Editor
Ashley has a M.S. in Nutrition Science from the University of Cincinnati.  She is looking forward to her upcoming Dietetic Internship.  Her career interests in nutrition include sports, pediatric, and working with people who have diabetes.  In her spare time she enjoys running, swimming, watching football & basketball, cheering on the Buckeyes, and spending time with family and friends.

Ami Froese, Nutrition Editor
Ami is pursuing a B.S. in dietetics at Kansas State University.  She is working towards becoming a Registered Dietitian by completing the Coordinated Program at Kansas State University Dining Services.  Her career interests include working with people diabetes and foodservice management.  In her spare time she enjoys running, traveling, and trying new foods.

Julie Pineau, Nutrition Editor
Julie is pursuing a B.S. in Education with a concentration in Dietetics and will graduate soon.  She is in the process of applying to Dietetic Internships.  Her career interests include clinical dietetics, maternal nutrition, and preventive nutrition.  In her spare time, Julie enjoys exercising, going to the lake, and spending time with her family & pets.

Amy Harris, Nutrition Editor
Amy has a B.S. degree in General Dietetics and Food Service Administration from California State University, Chico.  She is working towards becoming a Registered Dietitian by participating in a Dietetic Internship at the VA Hospital in San Diego.  Her career interests in nutrition include school food service and nutrition counseling.  In her spare time, Amy enjoys going to the movies, exercising and exploring all San Diego has to offer.

Tina Parce, Nutrition Editor
Tina is a senior at Andrews University and will be graduating with a B.S. in Dietetics and minor in Fitness Education.  She is currently pursuing a Dietetic Internship.  Her interests in nutrition include weight management, counseling, and community nutrition.  In her spare time she enjoys exercising, visiting family, and doing challenging puzzles.

Leslie Rathfon
Leslie is a graduate of the Nutrition Communication program at Tufts University's Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy.  She is completing her DPD program at Simmons college and preparing to apply for a Dietetic Internship.  Her personal interests include traveling, cooking, and her Westie rescue dog.

Jennifer Moonthein Liscomb, Nutrition Editor
Jennifer is completing her B.S. in Nutrition and minoring in Exercise & Wellness at Arizona State University.  She is President of the Student Nutrition Council (SNC) for ASU's downtown Phoenix campus and on the Board of Directors for AGAPE Network (a non-profit organization providing food boxes to people with HIV/AIDS).  Her career interests include entrepreneurship, community nutrition, and medical nutrition therapy.  In her spare time she enjoys volunteering, working out, cooking Thai food, hiking, and running.

Suzanne Celentano, Nutrition Editor
Suzanne is working on her M.S. degree in Nutrition Education at Columbia University-Teachers College.  She is in the process of applying for a Dietetic Internship.  Her professional interests include working with children and community in preventative nutrition.  She has 3 young daughters and enjoys the organic garden they planted together, as well as cooking whole foods, yoga and traveling internationally with her family.

Jamie Pittman, Nutrition Editor
Jamie has a B.S. degree in Psychology and is currently working on completing her M.S. degree in Human Nutrition.  Jamie is also enrolled in a Coordinated Program in Dietetics through Eastern Michigan University's online program.  Her professional interests include working with people with diabetes & heart disease as well as community and preventative nutrition. Jamie enjoys cooking, running, Pilates, and exploring Manhattan with her husband.

Cara Amcher, Nutrition Editor
Cara received her B.S. degree in Health Sciences from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and recently completed her Dietetic Internship at the VA Medical Center in Northport, New York where she is employed as a Clinical Dietetic Technician.  She is currently Registration Eligible.  Her professional interests include clinical nutrition, weight loss counseling, and lactation consulting.  In her spare time, Cara likes to travel, hike, read, and spend time with family & friends.

Rachel Mackintosh, Nutrition Editor
Rachel has a B.S. in Human Environmental Sciences from the University of Arkansas.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.  Her career interests include community nutrition and diabetes education.  In her spare time, Rachel enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband.

Ruhamah Nuccio, Nutrition Editor
Ruhamah has a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from Western Carolina University and is working on a Masters degree in Nutrition and Dietetics.  She just completed her Dietetic Internship at Western Carolina University.  Her career interests include nourishing people who are critically ill and teaching nutrition at the college level.  In her spare time, Ruhamah enjoys running/walking outside, gardening, traveling, and cooking.

Sree Raji, Nutrition Editor
Sree has a M.S. degree in Nutrition and Wellness from Benedictine University and a M.S. degree in Nutrition from Avinashilingam University, India.  She is currently Registration Eligible.  Her professional interests include working with people with diabetes as well as preventive nutrition.  In her spare time, Sree enjoys cooking, taking a walk or doing yoga, and traveling.

Tina Brochu, Nutrition Editor
Tina is a student in the Dietetics Coordinated Program at the University of Connecticut.  Her career interest includes becoming a Registered Dietitian in clinical nutrition field.  In her spare time she enjoys training for and running half marathons.  She also volunteers as an assistant coach to a local high school track team.

Michelle Rauch, Nutrition Editor
Michelle has a B.S. in Dietetics from Montclair State University and a B.A. in Communications-Journalism.  She will complete her Dietetic Internship at Montclair State University during the 2010-2011 term.  Her professional interests include community and school nutrition as well as nutritional counseling.  In her spare time, Michelle enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, working with Happy Tails Animal Rescue, and anything athletic.

Jessica Del Balzo, Nutrition Editor
Jessica is currently working on her Master of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition at New York University.  She has been volunteering at a residential health care facility in addition to engaging in various community activities.  Her professional interests include maternal and community nutrition as well as nutrition education.  In her spare time, Jessica enjoys yoga, writing, and cooking.

Krista Feagans, Nutrition Editor
Krista has a B.A. degree from UC San Diego and completed the Didactic Program in Dietetics at Texas A&M.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at California State University.  Her career interests include developing her own consulting business, wellness, and sports nutrition.  In her spare time she enjoys running, cycling, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their dog, Ranger.

Salma Ali, Nutrition Editor
Salma has a B.S. degree in Food and Nutrition and a M.S. degree in Genetics from Osmania University, India.  She is currently enrolled in the Distance Didactic Program in Dietetics at the Kansas State University and is working towards becoming a RD.  Her career interests include nutrigenomics, diabetes education, and breastfeeding consultation.  In her spare time, Salma likes traveling, exercising, cooking new recipes, and spending time with her family.

Tricia Psota, Nutrition Editor
Tricia has a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from Penn State University.  Currently, she is completing her Dietetic Internship through Immaculata University.  Tricia's interests include weight management techniques, nutrition education, environmental modifications to decrease chronic disease, and clinical nutrition research.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, running or hiking with her dog, and traveling.

Maggie Rourke, Nutrition Editor
Maggie received her B.S. degree in Nutrition from Syracuse University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at Hunter College.  Her career interests include community nutrition, weight management, pediatrics, and nutrition therapy.  Outside of the profession, Maggie's interests include broadway shows, traveling, dancing, photography and fashion.

Jacqueline Santora Zimmerman, Nutrition Editor
Jacqueline has a B.A. degree and will graduate in May with a Masters in Nutrition Education from Columbia University-Teachers College, where she is also completing her Dietetic Internship.  Her career interests include diabetes education counseling and promotion of sustainable food systems.  In her free time, Jacqueline enjoys singing, knitting, and science fiction.

Dua Aldasouqi, Nutrition Editor
Dua has a B.S. degree in Dietetics from Michigan State University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at Wayne State University.  She plans to complete the Masters program in Health Communication at Michigan State University as her next step in pursing a career in public health.  Dua enjoys writing poetry, short stories, and updating her blog in her free time.

Laila Marchini, Nutrition Editor
Laila holds a B.S. degree in Dietetics and Nutrition and is currently working on her M.S. degree in Nutrition Communication at Ryerson University.  She completed her Dietetic Internship through Buffalo State College in 2009. Her professional interests include communication, media, and working with dialysis patients. In her spare time, Laila enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her dog.

Kristin Palmer, Nutrition Editor
Kristin holds a B.S. degree in Nutritional and Food Management with a Dietetics option from Oregon State University.  She is currently enrolled in the Distance Dietetic Internship & Graduate Program through the University of Delaware. Her professional interests include geriatrics, WIC, and foodservice.  In her spare time, Kristin enjoys yoga, breeding Great Danes, traveling, and outside activities.

Emily Henning, Nutrition Editor
Emily has a B.S. degree in Food and Nutrition from Florida State University.  She is currently completing her internship through the University of Minnesota Masters in Public Health Nutrition Coordinated program.  Her career interests in nutrition include childhood obesity in underserved populations.  Currently she is training to run the Minneapolis half marathon in June.

Ann Yanez, Nutrition Editor
Ann has a B.A. degree and is currently working on her M.S. in Nutrition and Food Science at Montclair State University.  She has also completed the Classic Cuisine Certificate Program at Le Cordon Bleu in London.  Her career interests include nutrition counseling in the private, corporate, and food services sectors.  Ann has traveled extensively and collected recipes from around the world.  In addition to cooking and traveling, she also enjoys strength training, pilates, and running.

April McLain, Nutrition Editor
April holds a B.S. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of the Incarnate Word.  She is a freelance food writer for the San Antonio Express-News.  April is completing her Dietetic Internship at UMDNJ.  Professionally, she is interested in childhood and clinical nutrition.  Her hobbies include reading and knitting.

Kelley Swanson, Nutrition Editor
Kelley is completing a B.S. in Dietetics and Coordinated Dietetics Program at Eastern Michigan University.  Her career interests include behavioral nutrition and public health with plans to pursue a Masters of Public Health degree as well.  Kelley is a single mother who enjoys learning about nutrition, cooking, and reading in her spare time.

Stephanie Gant, Nutrition Editor
Stephanie has a B.S. in Clinical Nutrition from the University of California, Davis.  She is currently completing her dietetic internship and M.S. in Public Health Nutrition at Case Western Reserve University.  Her career interests in nutrition include wellness, school nutrition, and counseling.  In her spare time she loves spending time with friends, cooking/baking, exercise, and traveling.

Marcia Bristow, Nutrition Editor
Marcia earned her B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Vermont.  She is currently enrolled in the Coordinated Dietetics Program and Masters Program in Dietetics at UVM.  Her professional interests include working with athletes, people with diabetes, and the WIC program.  Marcia is the mother of two children and enjoys running, yoga, cooking, traveling, and boating.

Nicole Erickson, Nutrition Editor
Nicole has a B.S. degree and is currently working on her Masters in Dietetics and Human Nutrition through the Coordinated Program at Eastern Michigan University.  She hopes to start her career as a nutrition journalist.  Nicole has type 1 diabetes and her true passion lies in nutritional issues surrounding diabetes.  In her spare time, Nicole enjoys playing with her children, cooking, hiking, reading, and traveling.

Jenna DiVincenzo, Nutrition Editor
Jenna has a B.S. in Nutrition Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Jenna's career interests include child community nutrition, counseling, and management.  In her spare time she enjoys shopping, cooking new recipes, and traveling.

Ellen Plummer, Nutrition Editor
Ellen is currently completing her B.S in Nutrition at Texas Christian University.  Ellen has a strong interest in the field of community and global nutrition.  Her personal interests include reading, rollerblading, spending time with family, traveling, and practicing the piano.

Allyson Hubner, Nutrition Editor
Allyson has a B.S. degree in Dietetics from Brigham Young University.  She is finishing up her Dietetic Internship at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Services.  Thereafter, she looks forward to working with youth in critical care.  She enjoys reading, speaking Spanish, yoga, and embroidery.

Kate Neuswanger, Nutrition Editor
Kate is currently working towards her B.S. in Dietetics at Iowa State University.  Her career interests include adult weight management and bariatrics.  In her spare time Kate enjoys baking, spending time with friends & family, and traveling.

Julie Roy, Nutrition Editor
Julie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science.  She is working on her Master of Science degree as well as becoming a Registered Dietitian through the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at Eastern Michigan University.  Her professional areas of interest include eating disorders, oncology, community & school nutrition, and Celiac disease research.  In her spare time she enjoys playing wii, exercising, cooking, and spending time with friends & family.

Elizabeth Lee, Nutrition Editor
Elizabeth holds of Bachelor of Arts degree from UC Santa Barbara and is currently a Master of Science candidate in Nutritional Science at CSU Los Angeles.  Her professional interests include environmental nutrition, agricultural sustainability, community nutrition, and wellness.  In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys practicing yoga, embarking on culinary adventures in her kitchen and new restaurants, visiting vineyards, and crafting.

Lisa Euliss, Nutrition Editor
Lisa has a B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Maryland.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at the Virginia/Maryland WIC Dietetic Internship Program.  Her career interests include community nutrition and prenatal nutrition.  In her spare time she enjoys listening to music, shopping, and spending time with her husband.

Lindsey Pine, Nutrition Editor
Lindsey has a Culinary Arts Degree and a B.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Management.  She is currently enrolled in the Coordinated Dietetics Program and Masters Program in Nutritional Science at California State University, Los Angeles.  Her career interests include sports nutrition, wellness, weight loss, and teaching people how to prepare great tasting healthy food.  When she's not cooking or recipe testing, Lindsey enjoys traveling, and anything athletic, especially rollerblading and boxing.

Gina Matthias, Nutrition Editor
Gina has a B.S. in Nutrition Science from Winthrop University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship with the Baptist Health System.  Her career interests in nutrition include community, pediatrics, and outpatient services.  In her spare time she enjoys golfing, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Angie Juricak, Nutrition Editor
Angie is working toward a Bachelors of Science in Dietetics as well as a Bachelors in Exercise Science at Bowling Green State University.  She is also currently applying to Dietetic Internships.  Her professional interests include weight management and working with people with diabetes.  In her spare time, Angie enjoys being outdoors, spending time with family & friends, and participating in a variety of leisure sporting events.

Melanie Poinar, Nutrition Editor
Melanie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Food from Kent State University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at Baptist Health System in San Antonio, Texas.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition, especially renal disease, and working with people who have diabetes.  In her spare time Melanie enjoys listening to music and exploring the San Antonio area.

Meghan Helbick, Nutrition Editor
Meghan has a B.S. in Nutrition from the University of New Hampshire.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Her career interests in nutrition include entrepreneurship, recipe development, and community education.  In her spare time Meghan enjoys exploring the city, reading, and experiencing as many new things as possible.

Elise Bratcher Cushman, Nutrition Editor
Elise has a B.S. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  She has recently completed her Dietetic Internship and is working toward completing her Master's degree in Dietetics at the University of Vermont.  Her professional interests include teaching cooking classes, community health, food & agriculture, and nutrition communications.  In her spare time, Elise enjoys gardening, cooking, traveling, snowboarding, cross country skiing, hiking, and running.

Lindsey Hoehn, Nutrition Editor
Lindsey has a B.A. from the College of Saint Benedict and is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.  Her career hopes as a Registered Dietitian include foodservice management or long-term care.  Lindsey enjoys reading historical fiction, baking, staying active, and spending time with friends & family.

Mary Walker Watson, Nutrition Editor
Mary has a B.S. in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics from Tennessee Technological University.  She is currently completing her Dietetic Internship at Lipscomb University.  Her career interests include clinical and community nutrition as well as working with children.  Mary's hobbies include cooking and fishing.

Alyson Currey, Nutrition Editor
Alyson is completing her Bachelors at Montclair State University in Nutritional Science with a concentration in Dietetics and is also currently applying for a Dietetic Internship.  Her professional interests include counseling and educating adults and children in hopes of helping them become healthier individuals.  In her spare time, Alyson enjoys going to the gym, watching movies, and being around her friends & family.

Carrie Gerencher, Nutrition Editor
Carrie has a B.S. in Nutrition from Cedar Crest College and is working on her Masters degree in Nutrition Education.  She is also currently completing her Dietetic Internship at Immaculata University.  Her career interests in nutrition include geriatrics and bariatrics.  In her spare time she enjoys traveling, exercising, baking, and cooking.

Jennifer Baxter, Nutrition Editor
Jennifer is currently completing a B.S. in Food and Nutrition at Youngstown State University and is in the process of applying for Dietetic Internships in pursuit of her goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian.  Her career interests include diabetes education, food & agriculture, public policy, and community nutrition.  Jennifer enjoys traveling, cooking, exercising, and photography.

Irene Wan, Nutrition Editor
Irene has a B.S. in Psychobiology from UCLA and is completing her Dietetic Internship and Master's degree at Saint Louis University.  She hopes to pursue a career in the foodservice industry utilizing her nutrition knowledge, culinary skills, and sustainability ideals.  Some of her interests are learning about new cooking techniques, exploring new restaurants, traveling, and animals.

Lori Nolan, Nutrition Editor
Lori has a B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She has recently completed her Dietetic Internship at Harper University Hospital in Detroit, MI.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition with emphasis on diabetes, renal, and nutrition support.  In her spare time, Lori enjoys cooking, baking, traveling, and spending time with friends.

Jenna Cron, Nutrition Editor
Jenna has a B.S. in Human Ecology from The Ohio State University and is currently completing her B.S. in Dietetics at Bowling Green State University.  She is also currently applying for a Dietetic Internship.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition and wellness.  In her spare time she enjoys exercising, reading, and spending time with her friends & family.

Allison Balocca, Nutrition Editor
Allison holds a B.S. in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.  She recently completed her Dietetic Internship from Benedictine University as well as a Masters degree in Public Health.  Her career interests include pediatric weight management, bariatric surgery, school and sports nutrition.  In her spare time, Allison enjoys running and cooking Italian cuisine.

Michele Faiella, Nutrition Editor
Michele has a B.S in Nutrition & Dietetics from the University of Nevada, Reno and is pursuing a Masters degree.  She is completing her internship through Renown Regional Medical Center.  Her career interests in nutrition include working with people with diabetes, clinical, and pediatrics.  Her hobbies include swimming, fly fishing, and hiking.

Jennie Galpern, Nutrition Editor
Jennie has a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences and is currently in her second year of a combined Masters Degree and Dietetic Internship program at Frances Stern Nutrition Center/Tufts University.  Jennie's career interests include treatment, prevention, & research of obesity as well as multidisciplinary care of nutrition related conditions.  Her hobbies include exercising, enjoying sunny days, painting, and spending time with friends.

Alegria Aigen, Nutrition Editor
Alegria has a B.A. in Biology and is currently working on her Master of Science degree in Food and Nutrition at Framingham State College.  She is also participating in a Coordinated Program to become a Registered Dietitian.  Her professional interests include clinical nutrition, outpatient counseling, and teaching children about nutrition.  In her spare time, Alegria enjoys spinning, cooking, and spending time with friends & family.

Adrian Charkowski, Nutrition Editor
Adrian has a B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He completed his internship with Iowa State University.  His career interests in nutrition include clinical, renal, and nutrition support.  Adrian enjoys running, mountain biking, and traveling.

Meredith Carter, Nutrition Editor
Meredith is working on a M.S. in Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, Tufts University.  She is also completing her dietetic internship at Frances Stern Nutrition Center, Tufts Medical Center.  Her career interests include domestic nutrition policies and programs as well as child nutrition in the clinical and public health settings.  Her hobbies include cooking, kickboxing, walking outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.

Lisa Eaton-Wright, Nutrition Editor
Lisa recently completed her dietetic internship and is finishing her thesis which meets the final requirements for a M.S. in Nutrition and Wellness from Benedictine University.  Her career interests include food and nutrition policy.  In addition to preparing to take the RD exam, she currently works as a consultant for Wilton Industries, preparing nutrition facts labels and making sure their products comply with the food code for labeling requirements.  Lisa enjoys reading historical fiction, having lunch with friends, and international travel.

Jocelynn Thomas, Nutrition Editor
Jocelynn has a M.S. in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport.  She is currently in the process of applying for dietetic internships in pursuit of her goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian.  Her career interests in nutrition include writing, preventing childhood obesity, and education.  In her spare time, she enjoys time with family and friends, writing, being active, and cooking.

Iliana Roldan, Nutrition Editor
Iliana is a senior at Mississippi State University completing a B.S. in Nutrition.  She plans to obtain a Masters degree after completing her dietetic internship.  Her career interests in nutrition include clinical dietetics and neonatal nutrition.  Iliana enjoys traveling, baking, and listening to music.

Alison Watson, Nutrition Editor
Alison has a B.S. in Dietetics from Missouri State University and is currently working on a Master's in Nutrition and Dietetics.  She is participating in a dietetic internship with Saint Louis University.  Her career interests include clinical outpatient and community nutrition.  Alison enjoys listening to live music, rollerblading, travelling, and spending time with friends and family.

Krista Hagert, Nutrition Editor
Krista has a B.S. in Dietetics from Minnesota State University, Mankato.  She is currently completing her internship with the VA San Diego Healthcare System.  Her career interests in nutrition include foodservice management, sports nutrition and public health.  In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, travelling, and reading.

Jessica McGovern, Nutrition Editor
Jessica has a B.S. in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson & Wales University.  She is currently completing her dietetic internship at College of Saint Elizabeth with a concentration in Nutrition Education and Counseling.  Her professional interests include public health nutrition, food & agriculture, and nutrition communications.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking, photography, and snowboarding.

Jamie Vespa, Nutrition Editor
Jamie is a senior at Florida State University currently working on her Bachelors of Science degree in Dietetics.  She plans on earning her Masters of Science degree in Nutrition Science while working towards becoming a Registered Dietitian.  Her career interests include community and clinical nutrition, focusing on diabetes health and education.  In her spare time, Jamie enjoys baking, rollerblading, and horseback riding.

Jeanne Slater, Nutrition Editor
Jeanne is working on a Master of Science degree in Food and Nutrition as well as participating in a Coordinated Program in Dietetics.  Her career interests include clinical and private practice nutrition.  In her free time, she enjoys exercising, traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Kelly Sears, Nutrition Editor
Kelly has a B.S. in Psychology as well as Dietetics from Missouri State University.  She is currently completing her dietetic internship with Saint Louis University.  Her career interests in nutrition include:  clinical dietetics with specific emphases in diabetes management, HIV/AIDS, and administration.  In her spare time she enjoys painting, playing guitar, exercise, listening to live music, and traveling.

Noelle Brown, Nutrition Editor
Noelle has a B.S in Education, Dietetics from the University of Dayton.  She is participating in a dietetic internship with the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control. Her career interests in nutrition include community and clinical (bariatrics, critical care, surgical, trauma, oncology, renal & diabetes).  Noelle enjoys exercise, the outdoors, volunteering, cooking and keeping up to date with nutrition research.

Rose VanderMaas, Nutrition Editor
Rose has a B.S. in dietetics from Michigan State University.  She is currently completing an internship with Saint Louis University.  Her career interests include clinical and nutrition support.  In her spare time she enjoys running, cooking, and discovering St. Louis.

Carolyn Treloar, Nutrition Editor
Carolyn has a B.S. in Human Environmental Sciences with a concentration in Dietetics and a minor in Journalism from the University of Arkansas.  She is currently completing her dietetic internship with Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Her professional interests include working with the developmentally disabled, research, pediatrics and community.  She enjoys spending her spare time with family and friends.

Meghan Baker, Nutrition Editor
Meghan has a M.S. in Nutrition Science from the University of Rhode Island and earned her B.S. there as well.  Currently she is completing her internship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.  Her career interests include clinical nutrition; specifically acute care.  In her spare time she enjoys pilates and traveling.

Marie Staudy, Nutrition Editor
Marie has a B.S. in Dietetics from Sacramento State University.  She is pursuing the Registered Dietitian (R.D.) credential by participating as a dietetic intern at Sacramento State University.  Her professional interests include working in the community, diabetes, and renal counseling.  In her spare time she enjoys hiking, camping, walking and baking.

Feon Cheng, Nutrition Editor
Feon is currently enrolled in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at California State University, Los Angeles.  Her career interests include community nutrition, diabetes education, and food service.  In her spare time, Feon enjoys traveling, playing music, spending time with family, and learning new languages.

Ashley Huser, Nutrition Editor
Ashley has a B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.  She is currently completing her internship with the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.  Her career interests in nutrition include Long Term Care and Critical Care/Nutrition Support.  She has traveled to most of the continents, including Africa where she studied health care delivery and malnutrition.

Fatinah Darwish, Nutrition Editor
Fatinah received her Bachelors of Science degree in Human Ecology, Dietetics specialty from The Ohio State University.  She is currently working as a dietetic intern at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Systems.  Her professional interests include working in community nutrition, public policy, and research.  In her spare time, Fatinah enjoys listening to music, running, rock climbing, and traveling.

Mary Jane Wilson, Nutrition Editor
Mary Jane has a B.S. in Dietetics from James Madison University.  She is currently working towards becoming a Registered Dietitian through the Maryland/Virginia WIC Internship.  Mary Jane's professional interests include pediatrics, community nutrition and sports nutrition.  In her spare time she enjoys painting, kick boxing and traveling.

Charlotte Kassera, Nutrition Editor
Charlotte has a B.S. in Dietetics and a Master's in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.  She is currently working on completing her dietetic internship at the University of Minnesota Medical Center - Fairview to become a Registered Dietitian.  Having completed her foodservice rotations and just getting started in her clinical and research rotations, she is still exploring the field and is open to all areas of dietetics.  In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, playing piano, shooting archery, and spending time with her family.

Randi Drasin, Nutrition Editor
Randi has a B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Northern Colorado's Distance Dietetics Program and a B.A. in Communications.  She is completing her Master's in Dietetics and Food Science at California State University Northridge.  Her career interests include Nutrition counseling for children and teens as well as clinical nutrition in oncology and diabetes.  In her spare time she enjoys working out, cooking and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Kelly Zindel, Nutrition Editor
Kelly has a B.S. in Philosophy and is working on a Master's degree in Human Nutrition.  She is pursuing becoming a Registered Dietitian by completing a coordinated program in dietetics at Eastern Michigan University.  She became interested in the field of nutrition when her daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.  In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Brittany Miller, Nutrition Editor
Brittany has a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Sacramento State University.  She is currently working towards becoming a Registered Dietitian by working as a Dietetic Intern at Sacramento State University.  Her career interests include counseling and helping people with diabetes.  In her spare time, Brittany enjoys cooking, hiking, and playing classical piano.

Kodi Moore, Nutrition Editor
Kodi has a B.S. in Food and Nutrition from Northwest Missouri State University and is completing a Master's Degree in Dietetics & Nutrition from the University of Kansas Medical Center.  She is currently in a distance dietetic internship at Marywood University.  Her professional interests include working in clinical or community nutrition.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking and working out.

Rachel Mau, Nutrition Editor
Rachel holds a Master's Degree in Dietetics from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA, and is completing her dietetic internship at St. Mary's Hospital in Tucson, AZ.  Her career interests include nutrition counseling, leading grocery store tours & cooking demos, and writing articles highlighting the benefits of a whole foods-based diet.  For fun, Rachel loves to exercise and experiment in the kitchen.

Nicole Cousins, Nutrition Editor
Nicole has a B.S. in Nutrition Science from Long Island University/C.W. Post Campus.  She is currently completing her internship with Marywood University.  Her career interests in nutrition include weight loss, sports nutrition, clinical and diabetes.  When she's not working on her internship Nicole volunteers in the deaf community.  She also enjoys traveling, skiing, surfing, rock climbing and hiking.

Kayleen Wichlinski, Nutrition Editor
Kayleen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and Foods and Nutrition in Business from Purdue University.  She is working towards becoming a Registered Dietitian by working as a Dietetic Intern at Bay Pines VAHCS.  Her professional interests include business nutrition, clinical, and community nutrition.  She aspires to one day work for the Food Network.  In her spare time, Kayleen enjoys traveling, painting, cooking, spending time with family, and discovering the path to her next destination.

You Wu, Nutrition Editor
You has a B.S. in Dietetics from San Francisco State University.  She is a M.S. candidate in Nutritional Science at San Jose State and concurrently completing her internship with Oakwood University.  Her career interests in nutrition include diabetes, community and food service.  In her spare time she enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Jeewon Chang, Nutrition Editor
Jeewon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Michigan State University.  She is currently working towards her goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian by working as a dietetic intern at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Her career interests in nutrition include diabetes education, nutrition support, and research.  In her free time, she enjoys long distance running, cooking, solving Rubik’s cubes, and playing the violin.

Jaimee Wallo, Nutrition Editor
Jaimee has a B.S. in Human Biology emphasis in Nutritional Science/Dietetics from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.  She is currently working towards becoming a Registered Dietitian by completing her internship at Northern Illinois University and pursuing a Masters degree.  Her career interests include clinical, community, and geriatric nutrition as well as WIC.  In her spare time she enjoys exercising, cooking, shopping, and spending time with her family.

Jacqueline Ernst, Nutrition Editor
Jacqueline has a B.S. in Oecotrophology from the University of Applied Science (FH Bernburg, Germany).  She is currently a M.S. candidate in Nutrition Science at San Jose State University.  Her professional interests include childhood nutrition, diabetes, and sports nutrition.  In her spare time Jacqueline enjoys hiking, biking, and playing golf.

Amy Musselman, Nutrition Editor
Amy completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics at Bradley University.  She is currently in her internship at Northern Illinois University and is working towards obtaining her Masters degree.  Her career interests in nutrition include diabetes prevention, bariatric surgery, and community nutrition.  A few of Amy's hobbies include reading, cooking, walking, and biking.

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