From the Internship Director

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Abbreviated Bio - Carrie Peterson

Carrie PetersonCarrie Peterson, MS, RD, LD, CSSD, has served as the Dietetic Internship Director since 2000. She completed her Dietetic Internship at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinic, and her Master’s Degree through the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota. She has been an educator, preceptor, and mentor for dietetic students for over 20 years.

She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND), and MAND’s Twin Cities Region, and has served on numerous boards for these organizations.

She has presented at over 50 conferences and was one of the first in the nation to obtain her specialty certification in sports nutrition.