Carolina Herrera will graduate the DPD program with a double major in nutrition and food science in Spring 2012. She plans on taking a year off to continue working as a dietitian assistant and to study to become at Dietetic Technician, Registered. In the Spring of 2013, she plans to apply for dietetic internships, with the goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian. Once she reaches this goal, she hopes to go back to school to get her masters in public health, and later to become certified as a lactation educator. Carolina also plans on specializing in childhood and adolescent nutrition. Some of her goals as a future RD include working as an educator within the underserved community at WIC, as well as working in both an outpatient facility and at schools.
Danielle Crumble is an undergraduate student completing her DPD, expected to graduate in Spring 2013. She loves volunteering in the community to help others gain awareness about healthy eating practices/healthy living. She has been an athlete for the majority of her life and also struggles with several food allergies/intolerances, making her well aware of how food aids physical performance as well as how to make allergy-restricted diets healthy, diverse, and full of flavor. Upon graduation, she plans to work in private practice, specifically with athletes and those with food allergies, and to continue using her free time to work with community-based education, specifically in low-income areas.
Juliana Dao is an undergraduate student majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences with the double option of Nutrition and Food Science. She enjoys volunteering her time to the community by participating in health events, mentoring high school students about healthy lifestyles, and volunteering at her local hospital. Currently, she is a senior who will be graduating in Fall of 2012.
Jodie Jackel entered the DPD program as a part-time undergraduate student while working as an Accounting Manager. She recently became a full-time student with plans to graduate in Fall 2012 with her B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics. She is a member of the Kappa Omicron Nu honor society and currently works as a Nutrition Assistant.
Sabrina Kim is a part-time professor at CSUN and the clinical dietitian at a dialysis unit. She earned her BS in Nutrition/Dietetics and Food Science Administration from CSUN in 2008 and completed her Dietetic Internship program in May 2010. Sabrina earned her MS in Nutrition/Dietetics in 2011, and in her spare time, enjoys baking and riding her beach cruiser bicycle.
Amanda Salvestrini is the coach of CSUN’s 10th NCB team, was the captain of the 8NCB team, and helped coach the 9NCB team. She finishes her B.S. in Nutrition/Dietetics and Food Science at CSUN in December 2011, and will begin working on her MS in Nutrition in Spring 2012. She is the tutor for the FCS 207 Nutrition For Life class at CSUN, the Marilyn Magaram Center’s Diet Analysis intern, an intern at West Hills Hospital, and a volunteer at the Veterans Hospital of Greater Los Angeles. She hopes to get her RD and MS by Spring 2013, go on to get her PhD and a masters in public health, and ultimately specialize in geriatric nutrition.