Success stories

Congratulations

Alumni Kirsten A. was chosen as the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year 2019 - CAND Inland District.  She is pictured here with CAND President Golnaz Friedman and CAND President-Elect, Nancy Banda.

 

Image of MaryAlumni Mary C. was awarded the 2019 Young Dietitian of the Year Award in the northeast region of Minnesota.

 

Kailey H. and Brooke E. were awarded the Pearson International Study Scholarship for their participation in the community nutrition rotation in Ghana, Africa.

Faculty - Leadership positions and awards

The award-winning faculty for the Dietetic Internship at Iowa State University have been recognized for their quality work and program through being the recipients of numerous professional awards and achievements. These select accomplishments from the most recent five years reflect the desire of Iowa State University's Dietetic Internship faculty and staff to provide the highest quality experience for future dietitians.  Their success in creating a culture of experiential learning is also reflected in the positive reviews the program has received from past graduates.

2019

Iowa State University Dietetic Internship Faculty attended the Demonstration Program Competency-Based Education Training organized by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.

photo of Alison after winning Medallion award

Alison St. Germain, 2019 Medallion Award Winner, Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, for her exceptional leadership and outstanding contributions to the dietetics profession.

The Iowa State Dietetic Internship hosted German dietetic student Nathalie Neumann as part of the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Global Nutrition Exchange, a pilot grant organized through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and funded by Alice A. Wimpfheimer, MS, RDN, CDN. Read more about Neumann's visit.

 

Erin Bergquist, associate professor of teaching, was featured in the Iowa State University news for her work with sustainability in a partnership with Priyanka Jayashankar, adjunct assistant professor of management in the Ivy School of Business and Seed Science Center.

2018

Adventure presentation
Alison St. Germain

Dietetics Program, Noteworthy Nutrition and Dietetics Education Practice, Preceptor Recruitment and Recognition: Preceptor Training, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Erin Bergquist, Faculty Award for International Achievement, Iowa State University, College of Human Sciences

Alison St. Germain, Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award: to recognize the teaching, mentoring, and leadership activities of faculty in ACEND accredited dietetics education programs 

Laurie Kruzich, Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP) Council, House of Delegates Representative, 2018-2020

Janet Johnson, Vice Chair, ACEND® Board

2017

Erin receiving award
Monica Lursen and Erin Bergquist

Dietetics Program, Innovations in Dietetics Education.Team Based Learning Activities Improve Application of the Nutrition Care Process in a Dietetic Internship

Erin Bergquist, Academy of Nutrition and Food Nutrition Conference and Expo. October 23. Chicago, IL

Dietetics Program, Outstanding Poster Presentation Award, March 2017 Team-based Learning Conference

2016

Laurie Kruzich, Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP), Council, Computer Match Committee Chair 2016-2018, Member since 2015

Dietetics Program, Noteworthy Nutrition and Dietetics Education Practice, Curriculum Development: Community Nutrition Rotation in Ghana, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

2015

Tonya Krueger, Outstanding Young Dietitian, Iowa Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

Erin Bergquist, Outstanding Dietetic Educator, Iowa Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

Erin Bergquist, Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Management

Erin Bergquist, Outstanding Dietetic Educator, NDEP Areas 2 & 5

2014

Laurie Kruzich, Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP), Council, Area 2 Regional Director, 2014-2016