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LINDA T. NGUYEN 3544 N Tillotson Ave Muncie, IN (314) 281-0570 linda.nguyen.t@gmail.

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EDUCATION
Masters of Art in Nutrition and Dietetics, December 2016, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Graduate Certificate in Public Health, December 2014, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, May 2013, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Major/Concentration: Interprofessional Practice
CLINICAL NUTRITION EXPERIENCE
Ball State University Dietetic Intern, March 2016-Present
IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN

Utilized the Nutrition Care Process for approx.18-23 individuals/day of differing ages and health status
Provided nutrition education on low-sodium and heart-healthy diets, diabetes, COPD and heart-failure
Collaborated with pharmacists to write and manage tube feedings and total parental nutrition
Performed physical malnutrition risk assessments

Student Clinician, August 2012-May 2013


Saint Louis University Hospital, SSM St. Marys Health Center

Reviewed patient medical records, conducted patient interviews and obtained diet history information
Assessed nutritional status and defined nutritional goals/needs through ADIME notes
Observational experiences included cardiovascular and gastrointestinal procedures

Student Counselor, September 2012-December 2012


Doisy Allied Health Professions Building, 2nd floor, Sim Lab

Conducted both peer and non-peer counseling sessions on healthy eating, heart-healthy living and
weight management
Created goals and action plans that addressed the client's concerns based on client's nutrient analysis
using ESHA Food Processor

COMMUNITY/BUSINESS NUTRITION EXPERIENCE


Open Door Health Services (ODHS) Dietetic Intern, February-March 2016
Indiana WIC-Delaware County, Muncie, IN

Responsible for conducting nutritional assessments including anthropometry, hematology, dietary,


medical and health necessary for the WIC certification process
Provided nutrition education and diet counseling to WIC participants, groups and individuals
Assisted in the development of Open Door Fiscal Year 2016 Nutrition Education Plan
Created illustrations and infographics, revamping Open Doors display board for a more professional
appeal

BSU Dining Services Dietetic Intern, January-February 2016


Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Explored Ball States menu reviewing process involving CBORD and allergen database

LINDA T. NGUYEN 3544 N Tillotson Ave Muncie, IN (314) 281-0570 linda.nguyen.t@gmail.com


Participated in Menu Mix Project and gathered/categorized data via NetNutrition
Observed and performed nutrition counseling sessions, reviewing background of clients and connecting
the students with dining services
Met with J&J food broker to discuss food options for Burris Elementary School and learned about the
process of food bidding

Nutrition Program Associate, September 2013-January 2015
University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis, MO

Taught basic nutrition, food safety, and physical activity concepts to underserved Missourians using
research-based curricula in urban communities as well as clinical sites
Prepared various financial, programmatic, enrollment and evaluation data, records and reports

Nutrition Instructor, October-December 2012


Operation Food Search, Mann Elementary School, St. Louis, MO

Using Cooking Matters for Kids curriculum, presented, practiced and taught information and skills
regarding healthy eating, meal preparation, and food and kitchen safety to 24 school children

Nutrition Educator Intern, September-December 2011


HopeBUILD, St. Louis, MO

Developed, presented, and evaluated nutrition education programs for various groups of youth
Dedicated 7-10 hours weekly traveling and teaching among 4 different school districts

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE


Hostess/Server, August 2007-January 2015
King & I Thai Restaurant, St. Louis, MO

Revised gluten-free items listed in restaurant menu


Directed training for 9 new employees on hosting position
Provided quality food service and direction (seating, carry-out) to 150-200 customers per day
Operated cash register and reported total sales/remit for each server

Development & Marketing Intern, September 2012-May 2013


Springboard, St. Louis, MO

Helped in design, content creation, and editing of various marketing materials, including annual report,
press releases, brochures

ORGANIZATIONS/LEADERSHIP ROLES

Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics September 2012-Present


Dietetic Practice Groups: Vegetarian Nutrition, Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition
Indiana Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, August 2015-Present
Missouri Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, September 2012-January 2015- Social Media Committee
St. Louis Dietetic Association (SLDA), September 2012-Jan 2015
Saint Louis University Dietetics Association, September 2010-May 2013- Fundraiser Committee
XQuizit (XQ), September 2009-2012 - Vice President, Public Relations & Graphic Illustrator