Nutrition Specialist

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Tona Shackett

tona.shackett@gmail.com | (708) 014-7007 | Eugene, OR

Summary


Experience


Senior Nutrition Specialist at Nutritionist Consultation Services, ORJun 2022 - Present

  • Led the development of a new nutrition program that increased access to healthy food for low-income families by 20%.
  • Implemented a successful social marketing campaign that resulted in a 5% increase in fruit and vegetable consumption among target population.
  • Developed an innovative cooking class curriculum that was adopted by 10 community organizations.
  • Wrote grant proposals which secured $500,000 in funding for nutrition education programs.
  • Served on the board of directors for 2 non-profit organizations focused on improving access to healthy food.

Nutrition Specialist II at Eating Disorder Treatment and Prevention, ORSep 2019 - May 2022

  • Led a team of 4 in developing and implementing new nutrition program that increased participation by 12%.
  • Reduced food waste by 15% through careful menu planning and portion control.
  • Trained 10 staff members on proper food handling techniques.
  • Successfully implemented a farm to school program, working with local farmers to source fresh produce for the school cafeteria.
  • Created an after-school cooking club that met once a week, teaching 25 students how to cook healthy meals on a budget.

Nutrition Specialist I at Healthy Living Counseling and Education, ORAug 2015 - Aug 2019

  • Successfully created and implemented a new nutrition program that resulted in 100% of participants losing weight and improving their health.
  • Conducted research that led to the development of a new food product that is now being sold in grocery stores nationwide.
  • Successfully advocated for changes to government policies that improved access to healthy foods for low-income families.
  • Wrote a best-selling book on nutrition and healthy eating habits.
  • Created an online course on nutrition that has been taken by over 1 million people worldwide.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Nutrition at Oregon State UniversitySep 2010 - May 2015

I have learned how to analyze and interpret scientific data, how to design and conduct research experiments, and how to communicate my findings to others.

Skills


  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Nutrition
  • Food Science
  • Research Methods
  • Data Analysis

Yesenia Tajima

yesenia.tajima@gmail.com | (115) 840-9934 | Bismarck, ND

Summary


Experience


Senior Nutrition Specialist at North Dakota Center for Nutrition, NDMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 nutritionists in developing and implementing innovative new nutritional programs for senior citizens that resulted in an increase of 20% in overall health and wellness.
  • Researched, wrote, and edited educational materials on proper nutrition for seniors that were used by over 500 organizations nationwide.
  • Helped develop a successful pilot program providing free monthly grocery store gift cards to low-income seniors living independently which increased their access to healthy food by 15%.
  • Trained social service workers across the state on how to best address the needs of senior citizens with regards to nutrition and diet.

Nutrition Specialist II at Dakota Nutrition, NDAug 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Led a team of 3 dietitians in developing and implementing new nutritional programs for patients with chronic diseases.
  • Successfully created and implemented an educational campaign on the importance of nutrition for pregnant women which resulted in a 10% decrease in preterm births.
  • Conducted research that led to the development of a new food product that is now being sold nationwide.
  • Wrote a best-selling book on nutrition entitled "The Truth About Food".
  • Appeared as a guest expert on several national TV shows such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, and CBS This Morning.

Nutrition Specialist I at Nutrition Specialists of North Dakota, NDSep 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Led a team of 4 in developing and implementing new nutrition programs for the school district, which resulted in an increase in participation by 20%.
  • Conducted individualized nutritional assessments for 100 students.
  • Created and taught a 6-week nutrition education course to 25 parents.
  • Presented at 2 local conferences on topics related to child nutrition and obesity prevention.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Nutrition at North Dakota State University, NDAug 2010 - May 2015

I have learned how to read and interpret research, how to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds, how to work independently and as part of a team, time management, and practical skills such as food preparation.

Skills


  • Nutrition
  • Food Science
  • Dietetics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Psychology