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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Highly-motivated registry eligible dietitian and returned Peace Corps Volunteer specializing in maternal and child health and medical nutrition therapy as well as cross cultural sensitivity.

  • Initiate projects
  • Event coordination
  • Task delegation
  • Vegetarian health expert
  • Buy local advocate
  • Resilient and resourceful
University of Kentucky Lexington, KY Expected in May 2011 Bachelor of Science : Dietetics - GPA :

University of Kentucky Department of Nutrition and Food Science Coordinated Program Dietetic Internship

  • Recognized as Outstanding Coordinated Program Student of 2011.
  • Initiated and implemented the Giving Garden at Indian Run United Methodist Church in Dublin, Ohio and the E-town Community Garden at Freeman Lake in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
Hospital Sisters Health System - Corporate - Community Health Development Volunteer
Highland, IL, 09/2011 - 10/2013
  • Conducted a neighborhood-based nutrition program for children who are at risk for protein-energy malnutrition. The program used the “positive deviance” approach to identify healthy practices of mothers with well-nourished children from poor families and to transfer such healthy behaviors to over 40 mothers in the local community with malnourished children.
  • Directed health and life skills camp for 80 young men and women, collaborating with 20 Burkinabé counterparts and 15 other Peace Corps Volunteers.
  • Initiated tourism visits to small African village and developed capacity of local entrepreneurs.
  • Developed and organized volunteer resources such as informational booklets for illiterates on nutrition, environmental, and agricultural projects.
City Of Oxnard, Ca - Dietetic Intern
Oxnard, CA, 05/2011 - 06/2011
  • Community Nutrition Rotation: Taught nutrition classes for various audiences and illnesses, counseled individual patients on lifestyle behavior change and therapeutic diets, and assisted with planning and operation of Camp Hendon, a week long summer camp for children with Type 1 Diabetes.
U.S. Electrical Services Inc - Dietetic Intern
Torrington, CT, 2011 - 05/2011
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy Rotation: assessed nutritional status of hospitalized patients, set nutritional goals with patients, counseled patients on various diet therapies, calculated tube feeds, and attended shared governance and various policy review meetings.
  • Food Service Systems Management Rotation: worked in all sections of food service operation such as patient tray line, production, purchasing, receiving, catering, cafeteria, and sanitation.
Panera Bread Co - Catering Associate
Germantown, TN, 05/2010 - 07/2010
  • Crew member of catering team: set up and served at formal events.
Saint Joseph Health System - Volunteer
City, STATE, 2010 - 04/2010
  • Hospital volunteer in Nutritional Services Department: passed trays, delivered patient meals, and reviewed meal tickets for dietary errors.
Meals On Wheels - Driver
City, STATE, 07/2009 - 04/2010
  • Prepared, packed, and delivered meals to elderly in the community.
Children's Hospital - Student Observer
City, STATE, 04/2007 - 05/2007
  • Shadowed clinical dietitian in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Clinic: observed diet consults with CF patients and attended weight management classes for obese adolescents and their parents.
Iacono's - Food Service Associate
City, STATE, 06/2004 - 05/2007
  • Provided cordial customer service, prepared "ready-to-eat" vegetables, maintained salad bar, assisted with cleaning and sanitizing restaurant property and food service utensils.
Additional Information
  • Trained service dog specializing in assisting children with autism for 4 Paws for Ability
  • Coordinated, catered, and hosted two formal sorority events as well as an all-you-can-eat pasta charity event with over 800 people in attendance
  • Speaks French and Gulimancema (African tribal language)
Professional Affiliations

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member

ManageFirst Program for Inventory and Purchasing

ServSafe Certified

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School Attended
  • University of Kentucky
Job Titles Held:
  • Community Health Development Volunteer
  • Dietetic Intern
  • Dietetic Intern
  • Catering Associate
  • Volunteer
  • Driver
  • Student Observer
  • Food Service Associate
  • Bachelor of Science

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