Nutritional Sciences Program

Master of Public Health


January 3, 2023

Burnout among U.S. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists using the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory

This study examines the prevalence of burnout in Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and characterizes it across demographic and work-related factors.


October 10, 2022

Kunal Patel

Kunal Patel

What influenced you to pursue a graduate degree in nutritional sciences?   Nutritional sciences as a field is inherently at the intersection of all my interests which include pharmacy, neuroscience, economics, exercise-science, and mental health. The field has the potential to make dramatic improvements in people’s lives by scaling-up and working with the different health science…


October 5, 2022

Anna Mowell

Anna Mowell

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT After graduating, Anna worked as an inpatient dietitian at Harborview Medical Center for two years and is now in the process of opening a private practice.   While working as an inpatient dietitian at Harborview, what was a typical day like for you?   Working in an inpatient setting is fast-paced and each day looks…


Lauren Sawyer

Lauren Sawyer

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT What is a typical day like for you in your role?   I primarily spend my work day providing Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to folks who have either been referred to Nutrition or have asked to see a Dietitian. I have a schedule of people to see each day and in between, I complete…


Caity Robinson

Caity Robinson

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT What is a typical day like for you in your current roles?   I work primarily with folks with eating disorders/disordered eating but also specialize in sports nutrition and general medical nutrition therapy (MNT) from an anti-diet/fat-positive lens. My day typically consists of one-on-one client sessions and coordinating care with other providers (therapists, doctors,…


October 3, 2022

Sam Vinci

Sam Vinci

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT What is a typical day like for you in your role at Cleerly? No two days are the same – which I love! Cleerly’s goal is to revolutionize how heart disease is diagnosed, treated, and tracked. I spend my days supporting the development of Cleerly’s go-to-market strategies and manage the deployment of these…


Amanda Diede

Amanda Diede

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT What is a typical day like for you in your dual roles as a dietitian and owner of a private practice?   I provide nutrition counseling, specializing in eating disorders, disordered eating, intuitive eating, and hypothalamic amenorrhea. A typical day consists of seeing clients 1-on-1, coordinating care with other providers, and doing administrative…


Jessica Wolf

Jessica Wolf

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT What’s a typical day like for you? No two days are alike – which for me is great.  I see 1-3 clients each day for full nutrition assessments, which entail doing my own scheduling, making reminder calls, and other communications. I consult with clients getting medically tailored meals which includes trying to “sell”…


August 18, 2022

Afghan Foods Nutrition Education


Is a Traditional Mexican Diet Better Suited for Mexican-descent Women?



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