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Throughout the year, the dietetic interns complete a variety of projects to enhance their knowledge of nutrition informatics.  Some projects that the interns complete include: 

Blog Posts: Interns write about their internship experiences and post to the UMD dietetic internship blogsite.

Health Informatics Tools:  Interns research various tools that could be used to treat a disease state or help to solve a nutrition related problem through technology.  

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare PPT

3D Printing of Foods

3D Printing of Dysphagia Appropriate Foods PPT

Clinical Decision Support:  Interns research a disease state that would benefit from interventions by a Registered Dietitian and create an algorithm that could be used in building an Electronic Health Record (EHR) that would trigger an RD intervention during the patient's clinical course of treatment.

Alcohol use CDS project
Alcohol Use Clinical Decision Support


pancreatitis cds project
Pancreatitis Clinical Decision Support
gluten sensitivity CDS project
Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity
Clinical Decision Support


Infographics:  Interns complete a variety of infographics for rotations to share content and data through a more visual approach.  

UMD Internship Infographic
UMD Dietetic Internship Infographic


Benefits of Vegetables Infographic
Benefits of Vegetables Infographic


Fueling for exams infographic
Fueling for Exams Infographic
for UMD DIning


Benefits of Vitamin C infographic
Benefits of Vitamin C Infographic for
UMD Dining