- Exploring Food Security
Shawna L. Berenbaum, Ph.D., head of the Division of Nutrition and Dietetics, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition and Director of the College’s Nutrition Resource.
She is a professional dietitian, Director of the Community Nutrition Residency Program and the Nutrition Resource and Volunteer Centre.
She is the Chair of the Health Sciences Deans Committee.
Undergraduate courses in Professional Practice, Community Nutrition and Nutrition Program Planning and Evaluation; team teaches the graduate course Advances in Human Nutrition.
Research Interests: Community/public health nutrition; nutrition education; program planning and evaluation; resource development; continuing professional education; trend tracking; futures research; and dietetic standards.
Studies have involved tracking trends in dietetics/nutrition field; dietitians’ attitudes towards private practice; nutrition entrepreneurship; and food security issues in preschool population.
Publications: C.Lengyel, G. Zello, S. Berenbaum, C. Henry and S. Whiting. A Model for Food Service Delivery and Quality of Life in Long-term Care Facilities, Advances in Quality-of-Life Theory and Research, Academic Publishers.
Berenbaum, using a Client-centered Approach to Provide Nutrition Counselling Services.
Berenbaum, Textual Analysis of Nutrition Messages on Prime Time Television, Home Economics Journal.
Berenbaum, Food Biotechnology: Qualitative Exploration of Views and Assessment of Resource Needs of Dietitians as Determined by Selected Key Informants, Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.