Membership Committee Chair

 

Currently, I am a lecturer in the Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Science Department at Clemson University. My appointment date at Clemson University began on August 1, 2017. Before my employment began at Clemson University, I taught at South Carolina State University for one academic year.

Additionally, my teaching experience derives from Georgia College and State University (GCSU) as an adjunct instructor where I taught clinical nutrition for the Nursing department and basic nutrition courses for the Kinesiology department for a total of seven years, including two semesters of online nutrition courses.

Furthermore, my teaching experience includes undergraduate level courses, such as Life Span Nutrition, Seminar in Nutrition, Medical Nutrition Therapy, and Maternal and Child Nutrition at Fort Valley State University (FVSU) for five years.

Additionally, I have 15 years of clinical experience in renal dietitian, long-term care, and consulting.  My degrees include a BS Degree in Food and Nutrition (Dietetics), and MS degree in Food and Nutrition from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. I completed my Dietetic Internship at Southern Regional Medical Center.  I am licensed to practice in Georgia and South Carolina. Also, I have earned a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. My Dissertation was titled “Promoting & Motivating Middle School Children to Develop Healthy Eating Habits: A Case Study on Middle School Educator’s Perceptions”.

As for leadership positions, I recently completed my term as Nominating Chair in the NEPDPG serving from 2016-2017. Also, I have served as the Nominating Chair in the Georgia Nutrition Council serving from 2015-2016.