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We will be hostingour next virtual Open House for the distance Dietetic Internship on Friday, December 21st, beginning at 3:00 PM.

The Open House will be conducted on Adobe Connect.  For optimal viewing, please access from a desktop or laptop computer.  It is accessible via a mobile device but you will not be able to view the webcam portion of the Open House.  You will, though, be able to see the PowerPoint and hear the audio.

We do recommend that you take a few minutes to log in ahead of time.  It will be required that you install Adobe Connect Add-In if you have never used it in the past. 

If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:

Test your connection: https://meeting.sinc.stonybrook.edu/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect.html


The URL for the Open House is https://meeting.sinc.stonybrook.edu/rseeu2cfgs7v/

When you sign in, you will do so as a guest. Please sign in with your first and last name.

To view the recording from our first virtual Open House held on December 7, 2019, click on this link.

Stony Brook University now offers a Distance Dietetic Internship Program
in addition to its existing on-site Dietetic Internship Program!
Program Director: Associate Director:
Josephine Connolly-Schoonen, PhD, RD, CDN Lorraine Danowski, PhD, RD
Sponsored by:
Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine,
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Both Open Houses will be recorded and the recording will be available on this website shortly after the events.
Please RSVP to Sharon Schmidt to attend either or both events.

Stony Brook University Dietetic Internship Mission Statement

To prepare entry level dietitian nutritionists to have a positive impact on health care delivery, health promotion and the dietetics profession through the provision of high quality medical nutrition therapy, the management of high quality food service systems and/or the implementation of high quality health promotion programs.

 The Dietetic Internship Program at Stony Brook Medicine, at State University of New York,
is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (800) 877-1600 or (312) 889-0040 (phone);
(312) 899-4772(fax), www.eatrightPRO.org/ACEND.
The Dietetic Internship Program is fully accredited.  The program will be up for reaccreditation in June 2025.

For current Stony Brook University MS Nutriton students who are applying to the Stony Brook University Dietetic Internship:  After submitting their application to DICAS and selecting Stony Brook University Dietetic Internship, interested students should notify Sharon Schmidt at sharon.schmidt@stonybrookmedicine.edu of their intent.  After initial screening, top candidates will be scheduled for an admissions interview.  Those students with a DPD verification statement and an undergraduate GPA of greater than 3.2, can secure an interview if they complete 6 credits in the Stony Brook University MS in Nutrition program.  The guarantee is for the interview only and is NOT a guarantee of a seat in the internship. This guarantee of interview is for one interview only.

If you are interested in pursuing a Master's degree, please check out our website for the Graduate Program in Nutrition.  We offer a fully-online 36 credit MS in Nutrition program. The on-line M.S. program in Nutrition provides a comprehensive course of study in advanced nutrition topics to prevent and manage disease, as well as optimize health through food and nutrition strategies.  Expert faculty members, currently working in the field, provide instruction on evidence-based, timely nutrition therapies and facilitate development of a strong knowledge base and counseling skill set.  This 36-credit, Master of Science program is offered exclusively online, using multimedia tools and fully engaging students in interactive discussion boards, class wikis and blogs, and videoconferencing with nutrition practitioners.  Courses cover advanced medical nutrition therapy, critical care, and nutrition strategies to reduce inflammation and modulate immune function, nutragenomics, nutrition issues through the lifecycle, including pediatrics, neonatology and geriatrics, and biomedical statistics.  The link for the the website is Graduate Program in Nutrition.

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      Interns at a Health Fair
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      Even Wolfie is into nutrition!
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     Interns at work on the

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     rooftop farm.