This information session is for current students and/or graduates who are seeking to complete supervised practice experience in nutrition. The session will discuss the Certification for Nutrition Specialist (CNS) criteria and the self-directed internship opportunities available through the MUIH Internship Program. An overview of the different partner organizations where interns can complete hours in the DC/MD area will be discussed, as well as options for out-of-state interns.
Elizabeth Owens joined Maryland University of Integrative Health in 2014 and is the Manager of Experiential Programs and Adjunct Faculty for the Nutrition & Integrative Health Department. She is a Certified Nutrition Specialist practitioner and Licensed Dietician-Nutritionist in Maryland and Washington, DC. She holds a master's degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition from New York Chiropractic College, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. Elizabeth completed the post-graduate nutrition internship at MUIH and is excited to share her knowledge and experience in nutrition with current and future nutrition students and interns. Prior to joining MUIH, Elizabeth worked in public health in Atlanta, GA and workplace wellness in Washington, DC. She is a certified Pilates instructor, personal trainer and group fitness instructor. She has a private practice where she shares her love for whole foods and fitness with individual clients and the community.
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