- Mount Prospect, Illinois
- June 10, 2019
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) - College of Applied Health Sciences (August 2014 – December 2018)
- Bachelors of Science – Human Nutrition (Magnum Cum Laude – 3.89)
Dietitians at Home (March 25th, 2019 – May 31st, 2019). Registered Dietitian practicing in Home Health providing medical nutrition therapy to patients with medical diagnoses of Diabetes Mellitus as well as Chronic Kidney Disease. Patient visits include full nutritional assessment, nutritionally relevant medication review/education as well as nutrition education and counseling to assist the patient in improved management of their disease as well as improvement in their nutritional status.
iCook After School (March 3rd, 2018 – Present). Aid in weekly bulk grocery shopping and food preparation for after school cooking curriculums for iCook Program. Skills include mass quantity grocery shopping, budgeting, food safety/holding, food allergy awareness and recipe adaptation.
Dietetic Supervised Practice (February 2018 – December 2018)
Professional Rotation – Dietitians at Home (November 4th, 2018 – December 12th, 2018). Dietetic intern working underneath the supervision of various Registered Dietitians in Home Health providing medical nutrition therapy to patients with medical diagnoses of diabetes as well as chronic kidney disease. Patient visits include full nutritional assessment, nutritionally relevant medication review/education as well as nutrition education and counseling to assist the patient in improved management of their disease as well as improvement in their nutritional status.
Inpatient Clinical Rotation – Franciscan St. James Health Alliance (August 27th, 2018 – November 2nd, 2018). Dietetic intern working underneath the supervision of Kylene McGarry, MS RD LD. Related experience included nutrition education/counseling), nutrition support (EN, TPN, PPN), use of the electronic medical record, interaction with diet office/kitchen, and use of hospital menu software (Computrition).
Elective Rotation – Chicago Training Center (July 23rd, 2018 – August 24th, 2018). Dietetic intern working underneath the supervision of Ashley Mayer, the Executive Director of Chicago Training Center. Related experience included development of educational resources, one-on-one athlete consultations, development of parent outreach presentations, recipe development, and other nutrition and exercise related content.
Community Rotation – Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry (June 26th, 2018 – July 21st, 2018). Dietetic intern working underneath the supervision of Maria Delis, RD LDN and Brianne Kellogg, MS RD co-coordinators of the Nutrition Education Program. Related experience included group education sessions, creating nutrition education materials, cooking demonstrations utilizing USDA surplus foods and assistance in outreach programs such as food distributions and home food deliveries to underserved populations.
Outpatient Clinical Rotation – UI Health Outpatient (May 29th, 2018 – June 22nd, 2018). Dietetic intern working underneath the supervision of Shayna Oshita, RD LD CDE PhD at UI Health Outpatient Clinics. Related experience included weight management/diabetes/general nutrition education and counseling, utilization of the electronic medical record, as well as dissemination of educational materials at clinic visits.
Food Service/Management Rotation – UIC Dining Services – Chartwells (February 6th, 2018 – April 19th, 2018). Dietetic intern working underneath supervision of Robert Bearman, the Director of Operations. Related experience included quantity food production training, food service marketing, use of the onsite menu software (Webtrition), sustainability, food service finance and manager/supervisor training.
Additional Work experience
UIC College of Applied Health Sciences - Nutrition Department (May 15th, 2017 - August 15th, 2017*) – Aid in harvesting, watering, and overall maintenance of the nutrition garden. Generate social media content and educational posts. *Temporary position
UIC Campus Recreation (April 2016 – December 2018)
Certified Personal Trainer (April 2018 – December 2018). Supervisor: Genaro Olivera, BS, ACSM EP-C. Job duties entailed coordinating and interacting with clients, assessing current fitness status, instructing on proper exercise protocols/technique, customer service and client education/counseling.
Member Services Assistant (February 2017 – March 2018). Supervisor: Natalie Banach, Associate Director of Member Services. Position duties included member/student customer service, processing of memberships, as well as administrative/office duties to assist the overall function of the Member Services department.
Student Building Manager (September 2016 – May 2017) Supervisor: Jeff Lloyd, Associate Director of Facilities. Job duties include overseeing all other student recreation positions, tending to student/patron emergencies, conflict management, opening or closing the facility for service, and nightly balancing of the bank.
Membership Attendant – (April 2016 – March 2018) Supervisor: Amy Richard, Member Services Coordinator. Qualifications include processing patron memberships, answering patron phone calls/inquires, utilization of POS, and customer service.
Data Collector for the Institute of Health Research and Policy at UIC (July 2016 – September 2016). Data collection for the NOPREN Project. Data collection focused on stores in lower income neighborhoods of Chicago to investigate nutrition policy as well as SNAP reauthorization with recent changes legislation/standards.
- BS Human Nutrition – Magum Cum Laude
- Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
- Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
- *Servsafe: pending
- Dean’s List – College of Applied Health Sciences. (Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2018)
- Certified Personal Trainer – National Academy of Sports Medicine. (October 2017)
- CPR/AED certified – Professional Rescuers and Health Care Provider through American Red Cross. (Valid October 2018 – October 2020)
- Recipient of a position on the Advisory Council for UIC Campus Auxiliary Services. (September 2016)
- Student Nutrition Association at UIC: Former President, Vice President, Community Service Chair (2014-2018)
Completed Dietetic Supervised Practice