|Present||Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University|
|Nutrition Instructor, University of Minnesota - Duluth ‐ Applied Human Science|
|2020 - Present||National Institute of Food and Agriculture Community Food Projects Planning Grant|
|National Institute of Food and Agriculture|
|Role: Writing and planning collaborator|
|Colleague(s): St. Kate's Campus, Augsburg Campus, and Hamline Campus|
|2020 - 2021||The Plaster House - Tanzania for Evaluation of Rehabilitative Care for Children with Disabilities|
|GHR Innovative Scholarship Grant|
|Colleague(s): Interprofessional Team from Social Work, Physican Assistant, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nursing|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2020 - Present||CARIG Newsletter Editor, American Society of Nutrition||2020 - Present||Interprofessional Peer Review Circle Coordinator, St. Catherine University||2020 - Present||St. Mary’s Medical and Rehabilitative Therapies Clinic Nutrition Coordinator, St. Catherine University||2019 - Present||Assessment Committee Member/Co-Chair, St. Catherine University||2018 - Present||Member, American Oil Chemists' Society||2018 - Present||Carotenoid & Retinoid Interest Group (CARIG) Chair Member, American Society of Nutrition||2017 - Present||Member, American Society for Nutrition||2006 - Present||Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2018 - 2020||Faculty Scholar, St. Catherine University Clinical Scholars Program||2018 - 2019||FIPCC Health Professional and Course Facilitator, University of Minnesota||2015||Dietetic Internship, University of Minnesota - The Emily Program|
Honors and Awards
- FASEB Mentored Travel Award Winner (ASN: Nutrition 2018)
- Exemplary Presentation Winner (NNDC 2018)
- Experimental Foods and Nutrition
- Sports Nutrition
- Global Serach for Justice: Food and Environmental Justice
- Medical Nutrition Therapy
- Intercultural and Community Nutrition
- Current Issues in Nutrition
- Food Systems and Policy
- Intercultural and Community Nutrition
- Nutrition Foundations
|2020||PhD, University of Minnesota ‐ Human Nutrition|
|2015||M.S., University of Minnesota ‐ Nutrition (Biochemistry)|
|2011||B.A., College of Saint Benedict ‐ Nutrition|
Nutrition Assessment in St. Mary's Health Clinic Serving Undocumented ...
National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR): NCUR 2021 @home (2021)
Introduction: Current nutrition assessment tools identify specific nutritional complications, such as the Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) to detect malnutrition yet ...
Reported carotenoid intakes are weakly associated with markers of adiposity ...
Obesity Week 2020, The Obesity Society (2020)
Objective: Carotenoids are fat-soluble antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables (F&V). Carotenoid intake is associated with F&V consumption.Studies show an ...
Increased concentrations of serum β-carotene, α-carotene and β-cryptoxanthin are associated ...
Nutrition (Live Online) 2020 (2020)
Objectives: There is a positive relationship between visceral adiposity and cardiometabolic diseases (CMD). Recent data report lower serum carotenoids in ...
Increased android body fat is associated with lower serum β-carotene ...
AOCS: Annual Meeting and Expo (2020)
Objectives:Multiple studies have demonstrated a positive relationship between adiposity, especially visceral adiposity, and cardiometabolic diseases. Longitudinal studies have shown an ...
Developing Innovative, Interprofessional Solutions to Address Nurse Education for Obstetric ...
Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN): 2020 AWHONN Convention. (2020)
Purpose for the program: Obstetric and intensive care unit (ICU) nurses were being required increasingly to provide collaborative care to ...
Reported dietary carotenoid intakes are weakly associated with serum carotenoid ...
40th National Nutrient Databank Conference (2018)
Objective: Multiple post-digestion factors can attenuate serum carotenoid concentrations. Longitudinal studies have shown an inverse relationship between serum carotenoids and ...