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