Tag: Dietetic Internship

Dietetics students lead grocery store tours

(Left to right) Kristina Eggener, Heidi McCann, Jana Derer

UW-Green Bay upper-level dietetic students offered free grocery store tours at various grocery locations March 13 and 20 and April 10. The tours focused on encouraging healthy eating habits by increasing fruit and vegetable consumption. Nutrition education, answers to nutrition questions and free food samples were also available.

Dietetic interns visit legislators

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UW-Green Bay Dietetic Internship, in conjunction with the School Nutrition Association and Wisconsin Dietetic Association, combined efforts and met with legislators for both school breakfast funding and the continuation of the certification of registered dietitians in Wisconsin at the state capitol on Wednesday, March 7. The 18 dietetic interns and Wisconsin nutrition professionals learned about […]

Alumna Katie Scharenbroch wins Outstanding Dietetic Intern of the Year Award

Katie Scharenbroch ’17 (Human Biology – Nutritional Sciences) was selected to receive the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (WAND) Outstanding Dietetic Intern of the Year Award. The award is intended to recognize emerging leadership and achievement of students in Wisconsin accredited dietetics programs. Scharenbroch is currently completing her dietetic internship through Priority Nutrition Care […]

UW-Sheboygan’s Rachel Rice in the spotlight

UW-Sheboygan student Rachel Rice was placed in the spotlight recently by the Sheboygan Press. The future dietician from Oostburg, Wis. is transferring next year to UW-Green Bay where she will complete a degree in Human Biology with an emphasis in nutrition.  

Dietetic interns share St. Patrick’s Day recipes

UW-Green Bay dietetic interns Stephanie Cowling and Marissa Jahnke, as well as Dietetic Internship Coordinator Laura Rowell, did a fantastic job leading a healthy-eating conversation live on WFRV, last Friday, March 17, 2017. Learn more about the program, the interns and find some healthy recipes. See video and recipes

UW-Green Bay’s Daily says put best fork forward

Whether it’s eating more fruits and vegetables, choosing more whole grains or reaching for more nutritious snacks, you can put your best fork forward and step into a healthier lifestyle. UW-Green Bay dietetic intern Samantha Daily penned a great column for the Sheboygan Press for March (National Nutrition Month). Read it here.  

Dietetics receives Produce for Better Health Foundation grant

The Dietetics program was one of five nutrition programs nationwide selected to receive a supermarket tour training grant from the Produce for Better Health Foundation. The grant funding will allow up to eight upper level nutrition students the opportunity to receive training and mentorship from a grocery store dietitian. Students will then conduct their own […]

Dietetic interns celebrate milestone


The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s award-winning Dietetic Intern program celebrated its graduates at a May 19 ceremony. The Dietetic Internship is a 37-week program with a concentration in leadership. Interns complete supervised practice experiences in a variety of facilities in the Green Bay, Fox Cities and surrounding areas. This full-time Dietetic Internship Program, established in […]