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Camp Coordinators:


Sara Foley

Ms. Foley joins the School of Health Studies Nutrition Unit as an Assistant Clinical Professor and serves as the Clinical Coordinator of the Dietetic Internship Program. Before joining University of Memphis, Ms. Foley was the Food Systems Dietitian at the VA Medical Center in Memphis for over 9 years. While there, she served as preceptor to numerous University of Memphis and VA interns, implemented many quality improvement projects, kept menu development and analysis up to date, and served as primary lead on intern projects yearly. Ms. Foley has served on both state and local professional nutrition and dietetics boards which has allowed her to network with many dietetic professionals. She also has completed several coaching, mentoring and leadership programs. In 2015, Ms, Foley became an adjunct faculty member where she discovered a bigger passion for teaching and mentoring students, and the desire to guide more students to a successful career in dietetics.

PHONE (901) 678-4054
EMAIL   sfoley@memphis.edu


Mary Catherine Schallert

Ms. Schallert graduated from University of Memphis with her MS in Clinical Nutrition in 2006 and worked as a Critical Care/Nutrition Support Dietitian at the VA Medical Center from 2006-2013. While at the VA, she served as preceptor for dozens of Dietetic Interns. In 2008, Ms. Schallert started teaching Medical Nutrition Therapy I and II at U of M as an adjunct, and it was then that she realized her true passion for educating future nutrition professionals. Ms. Schallert strives to incorporate a love of life-long learning in every course she teaches. It is her personal goal that every graduate from the University of Memphis Didactic Program in Dietetics should leave this place with a desire for life-long learning and a commitment to the improvement of the nations' nutrition outlook. One of the most effective ways to make a difference in health and wellness on a national and global level is through involvement in our local, state, and national professional association. Ms. Schallert has been a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics since 2004 and served on the Academy's Critical Illness Network from 2008-2010. Additionally, She has held numerous elected positions in the local and state dietetic associations including President of the Memphis Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and President-Elect of the Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Ms. Schallert is constantly incorporating new technology into the classes she teaches, in an effort to enhance her students' experience and prepare them for careers in the constantly evolving health and wellness industry.

PHONE (901) 678-3479
EMAIL   mcclark1@memphis.edu

 

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