Mary-Ellen Dorfman, RDN, CDN, LDN, MPH

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Mary-Ellen Dorfman

Adjunct Lecturer


Mary-Ellen Dorfman is a registered dietitian with her masters in public health, community health education and is a licensed dietitian/nutritionist in the states of New York and Florida. Mary-Ellen has been teaching undergraduate courses in medical nutrition therapy at the City University of New York, Lehman College for the past nine years. She teaches the high-level skills of clinical nutrition and critical thinking while participating in program expansion to provide alternative certification to the dietetic internship. For the past two years, she has been the lead faculty member piloting an on-line Simulated Hospital Unit for nutrition assessment. Mary-Ellen is a co-author for a paper on the Development and Evaluation of an On-line Simulated Hospital Unit for Nutrition Assessment which has been submitted and will be reviewed for publication. She is a valued member of the Dietetics, Food & Nutrition Program at Lehman College where she is a member of the Dietetic Internship Selection Committee and the Dietetic Internship/Didactic Program in Dietetics Advisory Board. Currently, she is contributing to didactic course restructuring since course development and implementation is one of her strong qualities.


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