College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Nutrition & Food Science

Recent Dietetic Program and FAN Club Events

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Dr. Udahogora

2017 Maryland Day – Thank you for Joining us!

Maryland Day is a time where the larger Maryland community gets the opportunity to learn about our outstanding academics and see all that Maryland has to offer. The Food and Nutrition Club/Dietetic Program hosted a table where the participants had their nutrition related questions answered. AGNR Dean Craig Beyrouty joined us to promote the event.  GO TERPS!


Senior Dietetic Students Share Their Experience Successful Matching To Dietetic Internship

Dietetic Program Director Dr. Margaret Udahogora and UMD’s Food and Nutrition Club hosted the annual meeting where seniors had the opportunity to share their experience when applying to dietetic internship. Presenters stressed the importance of work experience, high GPAs, and gave insight on the competitive nature of the application process and how to succeed. Freshmen, Sophomore and Juniors had their questions answered. Our special thanks go to our Seniors (on the right side of Dr. Udahogora) Bradshaw, Gwyneth Lynnette;  Allie Hosmer;   Unal, Yasemin Beste.

The senior meeting was preceded by a professional presentation by two seasoned dietitians Kathleen Pellechia, RDN, LDN, Nutritionist Consultant for Panum Group, LLC and Perisphere Media, and our Alumna Andrea Troutner, RDN, LDN, CDE. Andreas is a Diabetes Education Coordinator and Certified Diabetes Educator at Providence Hospital and the current State Policy Representative for the Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The speakers highlighted the various professional opportunities available for registered dietitian and how to successful transition from college into workplace. We sincerely appreciated their invaluable time and sharing their expertise.  

Kathleen Pellechia

Andrea Troutner


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