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Meet My Interns!
by Mitzi Dulan, RD, America’s Nutrition Expert®
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Sep
9
2010

Here are my amazing interns for Fall! Megan and Kristen have been with me during previous terms, as well. Thanks so much for all of your hard work!

Name: Megan Skinner
School: University of Guelph Alumna ’10
Major: Honours Applied Human Nutrition
Internship: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Graduate Dietetic Internship
Hometown: Toronto, ON, Canada
Favorite food from your region and/or ethnicity: Canadian maple syrup!
Favorite Exercise: Bikram yoga
Twitter: @futureRDmegan Updated: @realeatsRD
Career Aspirations: I am interested in food insecurity, clinical dietetics, and research.  I also plan on pursuing my master’s degree as I have been ‘bitten by the research bug’ after completing my undergraduate thesis.  It is exciting that there are so many career opportunities available for registered dietitians, and I look forward to creating my own path as an RD!

Name: Kristen Carlucci
School: University of Connecticut (’09-’11) & Tulane University (’05-’09)
Major:  Dietetics + Communications
Internship: Coordinated Program at the University of Connecticut
Hometown: Stamford, CT
Favorite food from your region and/or ethnicity: As a New England-er, I love any and all seafood!
Favorite Exercise: Zumba, hot vinyasa yoga, ballet, and most recently: sports circuit classes
Twitter: @simplysavor
Blog: Simply Savor
Career Aspirations:  As a registered dietitian, I hope to open a private practice (for nutrition counseling and consulting), work as a spokesperson, write healthy living books/cookbooks, develop fitness programs…even host a healthy cooking show!  My overall goal is to communicate and connect with individuals to help improve their overall health and well-being!

Name: Colleen Poling
School: Ohio University
Major: Dietetics
Hometown: Medina ohio
Favorite food from your region and/or ethnicity: Ravioli
Favorite Exercise: Swim/bike/run
Twitter: NutriTranslator
Blog: The Nutrition Translator
Career Aspirations: Pediatrics!

Name: Marsi Shapiro

School: Cornell University 2011
Major: Nutritional Sciences, Dietetics
Hometown: Great Neck, New York
Favorite food from your region and/or ethnicity: stuffed cabbage that my grandma makes!!!
Favorite Exercise: challenging workout routine that combines weight lifting with cardio intervals
Twitter: TheNourishedBod
Blog: Ms College Foodie
Career Aspirations: Sports Dietitian and Food Network Star!

Name:

Ashley Ingram
School: Trinity University (undergrad); Lipscomb University (grad)Major: Kinesiology & Nutrition
Hometown: Shreveport, LA
Favorite food from your region and/or ethnicity: Crawfish and Eggplant Étouffée
Favorite Exercise: Anything outside that keeps me moving! Mostly, however, I enjoy running, water skiing and soccer.
TwitterJoyfulEating
Blog: Joie de Vivre
Career Aspirations: I have lofty career goals! I hope to work with collegiate sports teams doing sports nutrition, to counsel individuals with eating disorders, to have a hand in making positive, healthy changes to school nutrition across the nation and finally, to open a quaint, organic, and mostly vegetarian restaurant.

Name: Stephanie Horvath
School: Indiana University (Undergraduate) and Kent State University (Graduate)
Major: Nutrition
Internship: Kent State University Combined MS and Dietetic Internship
Hometown: Racine, WI and South Bend, IN
Favorite food from your region and/or ethnicity: Hungarian Goulash
Favorite Exercise: Running
Twitter: integrity_fare
Career Aspirations: It changes everyday! I am very interested in a career in environmental nutrition and could see myself working in sports nutrition, long-term care, critical care, or working with food policy. I want to make a positive impact on the world!

Name: Christina Wolfe
School: Cedar Crest Alumnae ’09 Eastern Michigan University ’11
Major: B.S. Nutrition and M.S. Nutrition
Internship: none yet!
Hometown: Bath, Pa
Favorite food from your region and/or ethnicity: Pierogies and funnel cakes with chocolate icing!!
Favorite Exercise: Dance; ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, and hip-hop…i’ve done it all
Twitter: ModNutrition
Career Aspirations: There are so many areas in nutrition I love them all I want to work in long term care, teach kids, and be a professor. I’d also like to write my own book one day. Being on TV would be fun too!

Assistance provided by Christina Wolfe and Stephanie Horvath

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