Joanna Cummings, MS, RD, CNSC

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Joanna Cummings

Assoc Director, Dietetic Internship; Director, Lao-OHSU Nutrition Education & Research Partnership

Oregon Health & Science University

Joanna Cummings is the Associate Dietetic Internship Director and Instructor in the Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). She is also the Director of the OHSU-Lao Nutrition Education and Research Partnership. In collaboration with the Lao Ministry of Health, Joanna coordinates the clinical nutrition education and research program on behalf of OHSU with the goal of building capacity of clinical nutrition in the low-resource country of Lao PDR. Ms. Cummings also teaches Global Nutrition and Public Health and Nutrition at OHSU and is a Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Trainer for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is adjunct faculty for Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado. Her research interests include nutrition screening, malnutrition, nutrition management of neglected tropical diseases, and ethics of global development.


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