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Tamara Steinitz

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Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

Community Nutrition, Nutrition Education, Program Director

Prof Practice Professor

Educational Background

Other, Integrative Health Coach, University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, 2016
Other, Certification in Integrative Health and Lifestyle Program, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, 2014
Why Integrative Health Needs to Be Integrated Into Dietetics Education
MS, Instructional Technology, (Instructional Development), USU, 1996
Implementing a HACCP Program to Train Food Service Employees
BS, Nutrition and Food Sciences, (Dietetics), USU, 1989



Teaching Interests

Integrative Health Education and Counseling Methods Supervised Practice/Service Learning Sustainable Food Systems Local Food Systems

Research Interests

Vegetable Consumption Behavior Change


Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: NFS 312
DialPhone: (435)797-3467
SendEmail: tamara.steinitz@usu.edu

Awards

Teaching Award of Merit, 2014

North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

Outstanding Dietetics Educator, 2013

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Steinitz, T., Wengreen, H., Bevan, S.L, (2010). University Farm to Kids: Teaching and Learning with Fresh Local Produce. JADA *
  • Wengreen, H., Steinitz, T., Bevan, S.L, (2010). Teaching and Learning with Fresh, Local Produce: From University Farm to Kids. JNEB *
  • Bevan, S.L, Steinitz, T., Wengreen, H., (2010). Use of Focus Groups to Identify Parental Attitudes and Values about Feeding Their Families and Preferences for Obtaining Nutrition- and Food-related Information. JNEB *
  • Steinitz, T., (2009). Teaching and Learning with Fresh, Local Produce: From University Farm to Kids. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
  • Steinitz, T., (2004). Nutrition and the College Student. USU Student Support Services *
  • Steinitz, T., (2003). Nutrition and the College Student. USU Student Support Services *
  • Steinitz, T., (2002). Nutrition and the College Student. USU Student Support Services *
  • Steinitz, T., (2002). Healthy Living on Dialysis. Dialysis Research Foundation and University of Utah Patient Guide (revised *
  • Steinitz, T., (2001). Nutrition and the College Student. USU Student Support Services *
  • Steinitz, T., (2000). Nutrition and the College Student. USU Student Support Services *
  • Steinitz, T., (1999). Nutrition and the College Student. USU Student Support Services *
  • Steinitz, T., (1998). Nutrition and the College Student. USU Student Support Ser *

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    Book Chapters

  • Steinitz, T., Wagner, K.M, Drost, D.T, Alston, D.G, Hunter, B., Nischwitz, C., Ramirez, R., Allen, L., Barnhill, J.V, Frame, D., Pace, M., Durward, C., Reeve, J., Jewkes, M., Heflebower, R.F, , (2014). A Guide to Common Organic Gardening Questions. USU Extension *
  • Steinitz, T., (2006). Alcohol and Health: Know the Facts. Eat Right! Eating in College and Beyond *
  • Steinitz, T., (2006). Vegetarianism 101. Eat Right! Eating in College and Beyond *
  • Steinitz, T., (1997). Chapters in participant binder: The National HACCP. *
  • Steinitz, T., (1993). Cooking Lean Cookbook. Logan Regional Hospital Nutritional Services. Contributor/ editor *

* Has not been peer reviewed

Publications - Fact Sheets

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    Publications - Curriculum

    • Steinitz, T., (2009). Viva Vegetables! newsletters. *
    • Steinitz, T., (2009). Viva Vegetables! Curriculum. *
    • Steinitz, T., (2009). Viva Vegetables DVD Series and Cookbook. *

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Journal Articles

      Academic Journal

    • Steinitz, T., (2014). Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (Competent, Proficient, and Expert) in Sustainable, Resilient and Healthy Food and Water Systems. . Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 114:March 2014
    • Bevan, S.L, Steinitz, T., Wengreen, H., (2012). Farm Field Trips Provide Sensory-based Experiences with Fresh, Local Produce. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 44:3, 278-279.
    • Steinitz, T., (2009). Skill-based nutrition education increases vegetable preparation self-efficacy and readiness to increase vegetable consumption among college students.. American Journal of Health Promotion
    • Steinitz, T., (2009). Use of Focus Groups to Identify Parential Attitudes and Values About Feeding Their Families and Preferences for Obtaining Nutrition and Food-related Information.. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
    • Steinitz, T., (2009). Vegetable Exposure and Education: Impact on Vegetable Consumption in Preschool-age Children.. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
    • Steinitz, T., (2002). School Lunchroom Environment Influences High School Student Participation in National School Lunch Program. J Am Diet Assoc, 102(9)
    • Steinitz, T., (2002). Student Interest in Working with the Aging Population is Stimulated by Developing and Implementing a Variety of Texture-modified and Nutrient-enhanced Foods. J Am Diet Assoc, 102(9)
    • Professional Journal

    • Brown, K.N, Wengreen, H., Steinitz, T., Anderson, J., (2011). Increased Self-Efficacy for Vegetable Preparation Following an Online, Skill-Based Intervention and In-Class Tasting Experience as a Part of a General Education College Nutrition Course. American Journal of Health Promotion, 26

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Literary Journal

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - MultiMedia

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Technical Reports

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - Translations & Transcripts

            Publications - Other

              Other

            • Steinitz, T., (2009). Farm to University to Kids:. Southwest Marketing Institute Newsletter *
            • Steinitz, T., (2009). Book Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. Hunger & Environmental Nutrition Newsletter *
            • Steinitz, T., (2009). Book Review: Kitchen Literacy. Hunger & Environmental Nutrition Newsletter *
            • Steinitz, T., (2006). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Nutrition Education: A Multicultural Perspective *
            • Steinitz, T., (2005). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Nutrition Education: A Multicultural Perspective *
            • Steinitz, T., (2005). Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. Community Nutrition in Action, 3rd Edition *
            • Steinitz, T., (2004). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Nutrition Education for Special Populations *
            • Steinitz, T., (2004). Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. Community Nutrition in Action, 4th Edition *
            • Steinitz, T., (2004). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Nutrition Therapy: Advanced Counseling Skills, 2nd edition *
            • Steinitz, T., (2002). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Community Nutrition: From Theory to Everyday Practice *
            • Steinitz, T., (2002). West/Wadsworth Publishing Company. Community Nutrition in Action *
            • Steinitz, T., (2001). University and Elementary Students Unite to Create a New Ice Cream Flavor. J Am Diet Assoc *
            • Steinitz, T., (1999). Glencoe/McGraw Hill. Food for Today *
            • Steinitz, T., (1999). Glencoe/McGraw Hill. Nutrition & Wellness *
            • Steinitz, T., (1999). Communicating With Teens About Nutrition. Networking News Newsletter *
            • Steinitz, T., (1998). Using Your Utah Horizon Card. USU/USDA Food Stamp Program *
            • Steinitz, T., (1994). Feature writer/editor. Cooking Lean Newsletter, Logan Regional Hospital Nutritional Services *
            • Steinitz, T., (1993). Feature writer/editor. Cooking Lean Newsletter, Logan Regional Hospital Nutritional Services *
            • Steinitz, T., (1993). Heart-y Eating. Logan Regional Hospital Nutritional Services. Contributor/Editor *
            • Steinitz, T., (1992). Feature writer/editor. Cooking Lean Newsletter, Logan Regional Hospital Nutritional Services *
            • Steinitz, T., (1992). I Don�t Eat My Friends: Vegetarianism & Teens. UDA Update Newsletter, Utah Dietetics Association *

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Scheduled Teaching

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            NDFS 4900 - Mediterran Diet Study Abroad Program to Crete, Summer 2017

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Spring 2017

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Fall 2016

            NDFS 4050 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics I, Fall 2016

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Spring 2016

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Fall 2015

            NDFS 4050 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics I, Fall 2015

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Spring 2015

            NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2015

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Fall 2014

            NDFS 4050 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics I, Fall 2014

            NDFS 5750,6750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Spring 2014

            NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2014

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Fall 2013

            NDFS 4050 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics I, Fall 2013

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Spring 2013

            NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2013

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Fall 2012

            NDFS 4050 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics I, Fall 2012

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Spring 2012

            NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics II, Spring 2012

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Fall 2011

            NDFS 4480 - Community Nutrition, Fall 2011

            NDFS 4050 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics I, Fall 2011

            NDFS 5750 - ADV DIET PRACTICUM, Spring 2011

            NDFS 4060 - EDUC METHODS DIET II (CI), Spring 2011

            NFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Fall 2010

            NFS 4480 - Community Nutrition, Fall 2010

            NFS 4050 - Education and Counseling Methods in Dietetics I, Fall 2010

            NDFS 5750 - Advanced Dietetics Practicum, Spring 2010

            NDFS 4060 - Education and Counseling Methods II, Spring 2010


            Extension

            Circle of Food Research/ Sustainable Agriculture Curriculum Development, 2008 - Ongoing
            Viva Vegetables Curriculum Research, 2008 - Ongoing
            Viva Vegetables NFS 1020 Research, 2008 - 2009

            Graduate Students Mentored

            Jenna Tulane, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, May 2011 2012