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Elizabeth Kmiecinski

Associate Professor
Nutrition Program
Institute of Health Sciences and Technology

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Elizabeth Kmiecinski

Associate Professor
Nutrition Program
Institute of Health Sciences and Technology

Education

BS in Dietetics, The Ohio State University; RD, Charleston Area Medical Center; MS in Clinical Nutrition, University of Kentucky

Currently Teaching

NUTR-526
3 Credits
This course is a continuation of NUTR-525 Medical Nutrition Therapy I. Review and application of biological metabolism and interrelationships of nutrients, hormones, enzymes, and other biochemical substances in humans. Modification of nutritional intake to meet nutritional needs altered by diseases and stress as well as use of alternate methods of feeding (enteral/parenteral) to meet nutritional needs is discussed in depth. This course emphasizes the practical applications of medical nutritional therapy for use with patients/clients.
NUTR-525
3 Credits
This course is the first course of a two course series. Review and application of biological metabolism and interrelationships of nutrients, hormones, enzymes, and other biochemical substances in humans. Modification of nutritional intake to meet nutritional needs altered by diseases and stress as well as use of alternate methods of feeding (enteral/parenteral) to meet nutritional needs is discussed in depth. This course emphasizes the practical applications of medical nutritional therapy for use with patients/clients.
NUTR-510
1 Credits
This class offers students in the Nutrition Management major an overview of controversial and accepted alternative diet therapies, basic medicine guidelines, and vitamin/mineral supplementation.
NUTR-300
3 Credits
This course will provide an introduction to the integration between exercise and nutrition-related topics by exploring the intimate link among nutrition, energy metabolism, and human exercise response. The course content will sort fact from fiction and help students and practitioners obtain the knowledge they need to give sound advice to athletes and active individuals.
NUTR-215
3 Credits
This is an introductory course in contemporary nutrition issues. This course covers the study of specific nutrients and their functions, the development of dietary standards and guides and how these standards are applied throughout the lifecycle. Students learn to analyze their own diets and develop strategies to make any necessary dietary changes for a lifetime of good health. Current health and nutrition problems and nutrition misinformation will be discussed.
NUTR-599
1 - 4 Credits
This course provides the opportunity for independent investigation, under faculty supervision, on a subject matter either not included in existing courses or further investigation of a topic of interest presented in another course. A student-driven, faculty-mentored proposal is drafted that describes the plan of work, deliverables expected, evaluation criteria, and possible credit load.
NUTR-205
3 Credits
Complementary and alternative therapies for well-being are defined and described with information provided in the context of safety issues, efficacy, regulations, marketing, resource discrimination.

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Published Conference Proceedings
Kmiecinski, Elizabeth and Barbra Cerio-Iocco. "Benefits of Teaching Nutrition Principles Applied to the Mediterranean Diet to Supermarket Managers." Proceedings of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics-Food/Nutrition Conference/Expo. Ed. Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RD, LD,. Chicago, Illinois: n.p., 2013. Print.