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Kathleen Corcoran

kacorco@umich.edu

EDUCATION
University of Michigan School of Public Health Ann Arbor, Michigan
Master of Public Health in Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics Expected: May 2019

University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, Illinois


Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences May 2017

WORK EXPERIENCE
University of Michigan School of Public Health Ann Arbor, Michigan
Research Collaborator, Erica Jansen, MPH, PhD September 2018-Present
• Conduct literature review on the role of dietary factors on sleep patterns in children.
• Produce data tables to organize results of statistical analysis.

University of Michigan School of Public Health Ann Arbor, Michigan


Laboratory Technician, ELEMENT Lab February 2018-Present
• Create an updated inventory of biological samples in laboratory freezers to aid future
research projects.
• Construct and employ a new mapping system to organize thousands of biological samples in
laboratory freezers.
• Train new employees on lab protocols and procedures to ensure sensitive biological samples
are handled properly.

Zonya Health International Onsted, Michigan


Recipe Analyst for Eat Real America Website May 2018-Present
• Utilize a nutrient analysis software to analyze 2-4 recipes for nutrition information on a
weekly basis.
• Suggest creative recipe modifications to ensure recipe nutrition information follows general
guidelines set by registered dietitian.

Eastern Michigan University Athletics Ypsilanti, Michigan


Graduate Sports Nutrition Intern May 2018-August 2018
• Researched, developed and distributed a 25-question survey for over 100 Division I collegiate
sports dietitians to assess department policies and compare to national trends.
• Established and maintained positive relationships with student-athletes to provide
performance foods and communicate relevant nutrition information.
• Daily preparation, organization, and stocking of performance foods to fuel student-athletes.

University of Michigan Athletics Ann Arbor, Michigan


Graduate Performance Nutrition Intern January 2018-April 2018
• Assisted performance dietitian in developing a presentation for student-athletes regarding
nutrition after college athletics.
• Utilized appropriate, population-specific language to create nutrition educational materials
for student-athletes.
• Maintained an organized fueling station by stocking, cleaning, and conducting an inventory
of food products weekly.
University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Undergraduate Lab Assistant, Marta Yanina Pepino, PhD October 2016-May 2017
• Reviewed 40-50 academic articles in order to create a literature review on changes in taste
perception among bariatric surgery patients.
• Organized and analyzed data using Statistica to summarize findings for a research study
published in Nutrients in 2018.

LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE


Hope Clinic Ypsilanti, Michigan
Farm Stand Volunteer October 2018-Present
• Engage and interact with 50 community members at Farm Stand each week to offer free
produce and encourage individuals to try and cook with new foods.
• Work as a team to sort and organize produce for distribution at the Farm Stand.

Maize and Blue Cupboard Ann Arbor, Michigan


Service Learning Volunteer September-December 2017
• Worked closely with student club members to determine food pantry needs and plan an
appropriate solution.
• Developed a detailed nutrition education pamphlet on “Kitchen Basics” to hand out during
monthly food distributions to encourage cooking with produce offered at the food pantry.

St. Mary’s Student Parish Ann Arbor, Michigan


Small Group Leader February 2018
• Led discussion and encouraged students to share ideas in a group of 5 undergraduate
students for a Catholic women’s retreat.

Fellowship of Catholic University Students Champaign-Urbana, Illinois


Bible Study & Retreat Leader September 2014-May 2017
• Coordinated and facilitated a weekly Bible study for 4-6 college students.
• Created a welcoming space for open discussion and fellowship.
• Lead small group discussion and presented a talk on a student-lead retreat for 25 students
and peers.

Illini Service Dogs Champaign-Urbana, Illinois


Secondary Dog Trainer September 2014-May 2017
• Collaborated with a team to train service dogs for 3-6 hours per week to complete basic and
advanced commands to become working mobility service dogs.

HONORS AND AWARDS


University of Michigan School of Public Health Emeritus Faculty Scholarship 2017-Present
University of Illinois Honors, “Bronze Tablet” Scholar May 2017
University of Illinois College of ACES Aspire Scholarship August 2013-May 2017

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Student Member September 2017-Present
Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Student Member September 2017-Present