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Renee Conklin

Renee Conklin

Assistant Professor, Renee Conklin, MS, RD

College of Health and Human Sciences

School of Health Sciences

Contact Information

Email: rconklin@wcu.edu
Phone: 828.227.2659
Office: 105 Health and Human Sciences Building

Biography

Renee completed her BS, MS, and Dietetic Internship at the University of New Mexico upon returning to school after initially earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography. She has diverse work experience in food and nutrition, including positions in foodservice management and nutrition education. Her previous work experience includes tele-health outpatient nutrition counseling with the Veterans Health Administration, hands-on nutrition and cooking education with two SNAP-Ed programs, and K-12 school foodservice management. She has had many opportunities to mentor undergraduate students and dietetic interns. Renee previously served as the Public Policy Coordinator for the New Mexico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Education

  • MS, University of New Mexico Albuquerque
  • MS, University of New Mexico, Nutrition and Dietetics
  • BS, University of New Mexico, Nutrition and Dietetics
  • BFA, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Studio Art

Teaching Interests

Foodservice Management <br>Culinary Nutrition<br>Nutrition Education<br>Federal Nutrition Policy<br>Food and Culture

Research Interests

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