Erin Green earned Bachelor of Science degrees in both Nutrition & Food Science and Exercise Physiology from California State University, Chico, where she received the honor of Summa Cum Laude. She then went on to complete her dietetic internship with the Veterans Affairs Healthcare Systems in San Diego, CA. Upon obtaining her RD credential Erin went on to work in a variety of settings including WIC (Women, Infant, and Children) and Peace Corps- Albania. After completing her work abroad, Erin obtained her Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University, with a concentration in Community Nutrition. Currently, Erin serves as the Community Nutrition Coordinator for the Cornell Dietetic Internship as well as a lecturer for undergraduate and graduate courses in the Division of Nutritional Sciences.
Dr. Green continues to work with the Dollahite research group and others on projects related to early adolescent food choice and other community nutrition-related research.
Dr. Green currently teaches two courses in the Division of Nutritional Sciences:
1.) NS 2470 Food for Contemporary Living, an undergraduate laboratory course focused on understanding food science and nutritional principles, social-cultural influences on food choices, sensory evaluation techniques, and menu planning to meet nutritional requirements on a budget.
2.) NS 6250 Community Nutrition in Action, a graduate course, designed specifically for the Cornell dietetic interns during their community nutrition rotation. This course includes weekly seminars where students integrate theory and practice, reflect upon their placement experience, learn about community nutrition research, and explore the many issues facing community food and nutrition practitioners.
NS 6250 Community Nutrition in Action
Graduate Teaching Assistant for the following courses:
Ph.D, Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University
B.S., Nutrition and Food Science, California State University, Chico
B.S., Exercise Physiology, California State University, Chico