Lisa is an undergraduate student studying nutrition and dietetics who will graduate in spring 2021. After graduation, she will attend the University of Utah’s coordinated master’s program in nutrition and dietetics with a focus in sports nutrition.
Dietetics students create nutrition program for Corvallis Police Department
“We are trying to change the stigma of being overweight and the negative effect that can have,” Tyler Chase, club president and a senior majoring in Nutrition, says. “Being healthy isn’t about reaching the finish line or having a specific body. It’s a behavior that you can incorporate no matter how much you weigh.”
Luis “Junior” Rivera will receive his bachelor’s degrees in Dietetics and Exercise and Sport Science on June 17. Junior completed a paid internship while a student in the CPHHS and has his sights set on becoming a physician assistant.
The path to professional success is rarely straight – and sometimes you need a new path altogether. Anna Gianpetro did, and decided to step away from her profession as a data analyst to pursue her true passion and lifelong hobby – nutrition.
After a career as a food scientist in dairy product development, Peggy took a break to be a stay-at- home mom. It was during this time that she thought long and hard about what she wanted to do for the remainder of her career. She arrived at the decision that she would return to school as a non-traditional student and shift her career path. This would allow her to live her true passion – helping people achieve or maintain their health through their food choices.