STACI NIX MCINTOSH, MS, RD, CD

Curriculum Vitae

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  • Registered Dietitian, Georgia State University
  • Certified Online Instructor, Learning Resources Network
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Adjunct Faculty, School Of Medicine-Operations

Biography

Education

  • Master of Science, Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Georgia. Project: Enhancement and Implementation of a 5'Nucleotidase Enzyme Assay as an Assessment Tool for Zinc Status
  • Bachelor of Science, Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Georgia
  • Dietetic Internship, Department of Nutrition, Georgia State University
  • C.O.I, Certified Online Instructor, Learning Resources Network

Honors & Awards

  • Nominee. Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Health, University of Utah, 03/2014
  • Nominee. Linda K. Amos Award for Distinguished Service to Women, University of Utah, 01/2012
  • Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award. Utah Dietetic Association, 03/2008
  • Award of Merit in Increasing Access to Higher Education. Utah System of Higher Education, 04/16/2006
  • Outstanding Instructor. Division of Nutrition, University of Utah, 04/15/2003
  • Burton International Scholarship Award. University of Georgia, 04/2000
  • Graduate Field Research Travel Award. UGA Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 10/09/1999

Biography

Staci is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Masters Degree from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. She has experience in various clinical settings, public health facilities, private practice, and corporate wellness programs.  She has been on the faculty at the University of Utah in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology since 2000 working full-time as an Assistant Professor (lecturer). In addition, she has served as an author for Elsevier Publishing since 2001 as the author of Williams’ Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy (editions 12, 13, 14, & 15). Staci has also worked with Elsevier in the publication of several Nutrition Concepts Online Courses and as a contributing author for a number of other Elsevier textbooks.

Staci began teaching online classes in 1998 and completed her training in 2004 as a Certified Online Instructor (COI) from the Learning Resources Network, in River Falls, WI. She aims to stay on the forefront of online teaching  by continuing her education through annual conferences and workshops offered by the Teaching Professor Conferences and the Academy of Health Sciences Educators.

Staci was awarded the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award from the Utah Dietetic Association in 2008; the Award of Merit in Increasing Access to Higher Education presented by the Utah System of Higher Education in 2006; and the Outstanding Instructor Award by the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology at the University of Utah in 2003.

Affiliations

  • Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (UAND), Member, 07/2000 - present
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), Member, 02/1995 - present

In the Media

  • University of Utah Health Feed, "Frozen Food: Love It or Let It Go?". 11/07/2014. http://healthcare.utah.edu/healthfeed/postings/201...
  • University of Utah Health Feed, "An Apple a Day May Keep the Pounds Away". 10/09/2014. http://healthcare.utah.edu/healthfeed/postings/201...
  • University of Utah, Health Feed, "Gut flora and obesity". 10/06/2014. http://healthcare.utah.edu/healthfeed/
  • University of Utah, Health Feed, "Got Milk? It May Lower Your Blood Pressure ". 09/23/2014. http://healthcare.utah.edu/healthfeed/postings/201...
  • University of Utah, Health Feed, "Are You Drinking Less Soda? You're Not the Only One" . 08/08/2014. http://healthcare.utah.edu/healthfeed/postings/201...
  • "Eating Well" presentation in Cat Cay, Bahamas. 07/05/2014.
  • University of Utah, Health Sciences, The Scope Radio, "Eating Healthy Stresses Me Out". 05/14/2014. http://healthcare.utah.edu/the-scope/shows.php?sho...
  • University of Utah, Health Sciences, The Scope Radio "Is There A Proper Way to Chew Food?". 05/08/2014. http://healthcare.utah.edu/the-scope/shows.php?sho...
  • University of Utah, Health Sciences, The Scope Radio, "Negative Reactions to Starting A New Diet". 02/26/2014. http://healthcare.utah.edu/the-scope/search.php?te...
  • Park City T.V. Interview as a representative from People's Health Clinic, Park City. 02/05/2014.
  • Park City T.V. Interview as a representative from People's Health Clinic, Park City and University of Utah. 10/09/2013.
  • Nutrition Spokesperson for Kellogg’s Special K Campaign. 10/2005.
  • Nutrition Spokesperson for Quaker Oats. 06/2005.
  • SLC Tribune interview. Topic: Fad Diets. 01/2004.
  • BYU Newspaper interview. Topic: Eating after 6pm and the Freshman Fifteen. 01/2004.
  • KSL 1160 Radio interview. Topic: Obesity epidemic in US. 10/2003.
  • KSL Radio interview. Topic: Dietary Guidelines. 09/2003.
  • U of U Chronicle interview. Topic: Eating Right on Campus. 07/2003.
  • Vegetarian Network interview: Vegan Diets during Pregnancy. 06/2003.
  • A+Kids Magazine interview. Topic: Healthy After School Snacks. 06/2003.
  • KSL Radio interview. Topic: Atkins Diet. 04/2003.
  • Channel 4 News interview. Topic: Perchlorate contamination. 04/2003.
  • Salt Lake Tribune interview. Topic: Vegan Diets during Pregnancy. 04/2003.
  • Fox 13 News interview. Topic: Ephedra update. 02/2003.
  • Univision Interview. Topic: Game Plan to Good Health. 02/2003.
  • Deseret News interview. Topic: Ephedrine Use. 02/2003.
  • Channel 4 news interview. Topic: Organic Labels. 10/2002.
  • QAID 1010am: Nutrition Basics interview with Hugo Rodier. 10/2002.
  • Salt Lake Magazine article interview. Topic: Healthy Hints and recipes. 09/2002.
  • KSL Radio interview. Topic: Risk of Dr. Atkins diet. 08/2002.
  • 99.5 Rock Radio live interview on air. Topic: Cholesterol screening and health basics. 07/2002.
  • Channel 2 news interview. Topic: Fast food fat facts. 04/2002.
  • U Communications interview. Topic: Summer Healthy Eating Tips. 04/2002.
  • Channel 4 interview. Topic: Diet and the Holidays. 10/2001.
  • Deseret News interview. Topic: Food Labels. 05/2001.
  • Deseret News interview. Topic: creatine. 01/2001.
  • Nutrition Spokesperson for the BSMG Worldwide “Got Milk” campaign during a tour of University of Utah. 10/2000.
  • Guest speaker: Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT. 07/2000.

Languages

  • English, fluent.