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Nutrition and Dietetics

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Student Projects

Viterbo students are involved in numerous projects as part of their clinical experiences! What follows is a VERY PARTIAL LIST.

  • Brittany PosterTeach nutrition classes for patients and their families who are recovering from heart surgery.
  • Conduct health screenings at area churches that include blood pressure, body composition analysis, and blood glucose checks.
  • Evaluate the sanitation and safety practices in an elementary school’s kitchen.
  • Evaluate the nutritional status of renal dialysis patients.
  • Plan, market, and implement a nutrition badge for area girl scouts.
  • Sam PosterProvide the nutrition expertise in a care planning meeting for a nursing home resident with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Conduct plate waste studies in an elementary school’s breakfast program.
  • Teach a person with diabetes to manage their disease through good nutrition.