Monday, March 2, 2009

Devorah Plewinski, MS RD CDE, newest ACHS instructor

Devorah Plewinski, MS RD CDE

Devorah Plewinski has been hired to teach Holistic Nutrition (Nat 308) for ACHS starting March 16, 2009.

She is a Registered Dietitian, Medical Nutrition Therapist, and a Certified Diabetes Educator. Devorah has been developing and teaching nutrition and health science courses for more than five years at several colleges across the country, including both online and on campus courses.

Devorah’s clinical experience includes medical nutrition therapy in renal and diabetes nutrition. She has more than 10 years of experience working in the hospital setting, including acute, general, and outpatient services. Devorah also has a strong background in community health/nutrition, where she focused on grant writing to help improve health programs for the local Native American Indian tribes. She has started community gardens and children’s programs focusing on nutrition prevention.

In addition to teaching online nutrition and health courses, Devorah is the Director of Nutrition Services at her local hospital. She earned her B.S. in Nutritional Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and her M.S. in Nutritional Science from California State University, Los Angeles, where she also interned, in addition to interning at Cedars Sinai and San Pedro.

Devorah lives at the base of the Eastern Sierra Mountains in Bishop, California. She is a single mother of two girls. Her oldest, Raven is finishing her B.S. in Ashland, Oregon, in Environmental Science. Currently she is publishing children’s’ artwork and poetry on the environment. Sage, her youngest, is 5 and if Devorah can keep her safe from her death defying stunts each day, she can say she had a very successful day!

Throughout Devorah’s personal life and professional career, her passion for holistic nutrition and health has been vital to her success as a mother and an educator.

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