Nutritional Sciences Program

Master of Science


October 3, 2022

Jeani Hunt-Gibbon

Jeani Hunt-Gibbon

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT Jeani Hunt-Gibbon graduated from the UW Master of Science program in 2019 and eventually began working part-time at Newport Healthcare with teens with mental health and substance use disorders, while working on her private practice VeggieLush Nutrition.   After becoming a parent, she decided to focus on her practice, where she helps women and…


Dani Ladyka

Dani Ladyka

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT What is a typical day like for you in your role with The Emily Program? As a program RD, I work with adult clients during their time in the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) level of care.  A typical day might include being in meals with the current group of clients where I, along with a…


August 18, 2022

A Thematic Analysis of the Most Liked #healthyrecipes on TikTok

Thematic analysis revealed that the most popular TikTok creators of “healthy” recipes characterize healthy food as some combination of utilizing practical skills to maintain a home cooking routine, incorporating functional or plant-based ingredients, delivering on exciting sensory experiences, and providing permission to eat certain foods based on specific health parameters.


Effect of Low vs High Eating Frequency on Perceived Appetite, Plasma Appetite Hormones, and Appetite Relationships: A Component of the Frequency of Eating and Satiety Hormones (FRESH) Study

Three versus six eating frequencies per day did not have an independent effect on appetite measures through a randomized cross-over trial that controlled for various factors including caloric intake. Concordance, or predictability, of the relationships between hormonal measures of appetite and perceived measures of appetite was weak, which warrants future research into the relationship between…


Changes in Eating Habits Among Eating Competent and Non-Eating Competent College Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic

With students widely reporting eating at home more often, changes related to the eating context, as well as underlying stress, were primary drivers of the changes in eating habits that respondents experienced during the pandemic. This study highlights the benefit of qualitative analysis for expanding our understanding of theoretical frameworks like the Satter Eating Competence…


Disordered Eating and Eating Competence in Adults with Irritable Bowel Syndrome Based on Symptom Severity


Updated Protocol: Outpatient Follow-Up Chart Note Template


Going Home with a Feeding Tube: A Needs Assessment


Patient with COVID Leading to Multisystem Organ Failure Including ESRD with CRRT


Advancing Nutrition Assessments in the ICU



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