Nutritional Sciences Program

Master of Science


September 3, 2021

Nutritional Concerns in Substance Use Disorders


August 19, 2021

Eating Disorders Among LGBTQ Individuals & Case Report


Disorders of Fluid Balance in a Patient with a Resected Pituitary Tumor


August 10, 2021

Kazue Yoshida

Kazue Yoshida

What influenced you to pursue a degree in nutritional sciences? I chose a degree in nutritional sciences to become a dietitian, and to be able alleviate problems in an individual’s life by applying my strengths in science and my passion for food. During my high school years, I realized my passion for life science through…


Laying the Groundwork for Glycemic Index Education for Type 2 Diabetic and Insulin Resistant Patients at Seattle Children’s Hospital


Inpatient Nutrition Management Of Faltering Growth For A Medically Complex Child


The Value of Outpatient Dietitian Contact Time for Adolescents With Restrictive Eating Disorders


July 28, 2021

Diana Aguilera

Diana Aguilera

What influenced you to pursue a degree in nutritional sciences? I developed a passion for dietetics during my undergraduate studies. The more I advanced in the field, the more I appreciated the importance of nutrition for overall health and especially in specific disease conditions. I learned that nutrition wasn’t just about what society teaches us….


February 3, 2021

Cairo Archer

Cairo Archer

What influenced you to pursue a degree in nutrition? My decision to pursue nutritional sciences and dietetics came from my collective experiences as an undergraduate at Cornell.  In my undergraduate studies, I realized how much of a need there is for Black dietitians. Initially, I thought I was destined to improve the lives of others…


January 21, 2021

Dani Ladyka

Dani Ladyka

What influenced you to pursue a degree in nutrition sciences? I took a bit of a winding road to nutrition. As an undergrad at UW working toward my bachelor’s degree, my initial interests were in the environment and addressing the current climate crisis.  I pivoted to economics, because as market forces are much larger than…



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