BGSU’s Food & Nutrition Faculty Honored
Three members of BGSU’s food and nutrition programs have been recognized by the Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for excellence in the industry.
The Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (OAND) is an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), the nation's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.
This is the first time three BGSU faculty members have been honored in the same year.
“We are incredibly proud of our faculty and this recognition,” said Dr. Jim Ciesla, dean of the College of Health and Human Services. “Our faculty are experts in their field, offering the highest quality of care. Our students benefit greatly from that kind of instruction and mentorship in the classroom.”
BGSU’s food and nutrition program offers a bachelor’s, graduate certificate and master’s. The program has a 93 percent placement rate for students who apply for dietic internships, a necessary step to becoming a registered dietitian nutritionist, compared to the national average of 62 percent.
BGSU’s Didactic Program is Dietetics is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.