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$16/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Alyssa
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Nutrition
  • Weight loss
  • Eating well
  • Dietetics
Levels
  • All Levels

Fresh out of college dietitian passionate about nutrition and wellbeing. Work in community wellness and love working with all ages.

Methodology

I make classes fun and present ideas in different way to connect all learning styles. Interactive lessons are key to learning and can provide great experiences. Will connect through visual, auditory, hands on, and real life situations to fully encompass materials.

Background

I have a bachelor of arts degree in Food and Nutrition, Minor in sociology, and a Master of Science Degree in Nutrition and Exercise Science. I am eligible to take the registered dietitian examination and apply for state licensure. I have background in many settings providing individuals and group education to various audiences who want to learn more about health, nutrition, and overall wellbeing.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $2
Rate for online lessons : $16/h
Lessons offered by Alyssa
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Nutrition
  • Weight loss
  • Eating well
  • Dietetics
Levels
  • All Levels

Alyssa's resume

HIGHLIGHTED QUALIFICATIONS
Experienced in development and presentation of health & wellness information to various audiences
Comfortable in positions requiring leadership, discernment, and networking with health professionals
Passion for serving through partnerships and relationship building as a leader

EDUCATION
South Dakota State University: Brookings, SD Graduation: 5/4/2019
Master of Science: Nutrition and Exercise Science│Dietetic Internship Coordinated Program
Transdisciplinary Childhood Obesity Prevention Certificate

Bluffton University: Bluffton, OH Graduation: 5/7/2017
Bachelor of Arts: Food and Nutrition│Concentration: Dietetics
Minor: Sociology
PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Dietitian: Logan County, OH 5/20/2019-present
Community Health and Wellness Partners of Logan County

DIETETIC INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCES
Food Service Management 2/2019-4/2019
Aramark Dining Services│Brookings Health Systems Food Service
• Generated and implemented new food recipes for healthy to-go meals and snacks to market during National Nutrition Month in March
• Coordinated a safety audit to provide and implement improved safety and quality procedures for kitchen services including the development of in-service training for facility employees

Community Health 11/2018-1/2019, 4/2019-5/2019
Brookings School District│WIC Sioux Falls│Brookings HyVee│SDSU Extension Services│SDSU
Wellness Center│Thrive Nutrition Services
• Designed wellness intervention tools for various ages: such as newsletters for campus, extension articles, Fun with Food activities for Boys and Girls Club, and nutrition tips for grocery shopping
• Assessed and counseled WIC families on nutrition for growth and development, and designed infographics and flowsheets for the benefits and recommendations of breastfeeding and formulas
• Implemented wellness interventions for dietitian picks of the month, healthy lunchboxes, grocery store tours, and creating allergen free recipes for campus students
• Integrated community health assessment tools for writing mock public health grants

Clinical Nutrition Services 8/2018-10/2018
Lifescape Children’s Services│Brown Clinic│Sisseton IHS│Rosebud IHS│Brookings Health
Systems
• Calculated appropriate nutritional needs for children and adolescents receiving tube feedings along with observing methods for instructing children receiving specialized care
• Observed community ambulatory clinic setting and assisted in nutritional counseling sessions in various facilities
• Exposed to health and wellness interventions in rural Native American reservations
• Utilized EPIC, IHS federal EMR, and MedTech EMR programs to assess patients by using Nutrition Care Process formats to diagnose, intervene, monitor and evaluate patient care needs

Research Development 5/2017-5/2019
SDSU Health and Nutrition Science Department
• Facilitated a controlled feeding study from recruitment of participants to completion of publishing study results
• Formulated a therapeutic DASH diet menu and prepared meals according to correct servings
• Collected data during 12 week study and constructed presentation of results found
• Publicized study results and collaborated with advisor and exercise science department
• Established relationships with older adult population at risk of chronic aging conditions and integrated methods to decrease risk of sarcopenia, hypertensions, and maintain quality of life

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Interprofessional Experience: Vermillion, SD 10/2018
South Dakota Association of Health Organizations: Sioux Falls, SD 9/2018
South Dakota Beef Council Media Training: Brookings, SD 7/2018
South Dakota Public Health Association Conference: Sioux Falls, SD 6/2018
American Society of Nutrition Conference: Boston, MA 6/2018
CPR Certification: Brookings, SD 5/2018-5/2020
American Society of Nutrition: student member 1/2018-1/2019
Transdisciplinary Childhood Obesity Prevention: Certificate 8/2017-present
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: student member 12/2016-5/2019
ServSafe Certification 10/2016-10/2021
Propel Ohio Conference (Combatting Childhood Poverty): Dayton, OH 10/2016
Medical Nutrition Therapy Field Experience: St. Rita’s Hospital, Lima, OH 8/2016-4/2017
Cross-Cultural Experience: Bangladesh 5/2016
BGSU Food and Nutrition Symposium: Bowling Green, OH 11/2015; 11/2016
Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo: Nashville, TN 10/2015

OTHER EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Youth Development Specialist: Brookings, SD 2/2018-9/2018
Boys and Girls Club of Brookings
Research Assistant: Brookings, SD 5/2017-8/2018
South Dakota State University, Health and Nutritional Sciences Dept.
Student Intern: Bluffton, OH 8/2015-5/2017
Bluffton University, Center for Career & Vocation
Ministry Assistant: Bluffton, OH 8/2015-5/2017
Bluffton University, Campus Ministries
Tour Guide: West Liberty, OH 5/2015-8/2015
Ohio Caverns
Dietary Aide: West Liberty, OH 8/2012-12/2017
Green Hills Retirement Community
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Second Harvest Food Pantry: Springfield, OH 6/2016-8/2016
Mennonite Disaster Service: Far Rockaway, NY 3/2015
Mennonite Disaster Service: Detroit, MI 1/2015; 3/2016
Medical Missions International: Florida Copan, Honduras 2/2014-3/2014

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