Maggie Lyon, RD-CDN

Maggie Lyon
Practitioner In Residence

Rehabilitation Sciences and Wellness Department
School of Health Sciences
Pompea College of Business

MBA, University of New Haven (in progress)
Dietetic Internships, University of Saint Joseph
B.S., Nutrition, University of New Haven
B.A., Hospitality Management, The Culinary Institute of the Arts
A.S., Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America

About Maggie

A registered dietician and a certified dietician/nutritionist, Maggie is an expert on the importance of nutrition in one’s diet as well as efforts to help combat food insecurity and the impact of food insecurity.

Since 2019, she has been a clinical dietitian for Middlesex Health. She is responsible for conducting nutrition assessments and for the establishment of individualized interventions for patients in an acute-care setting.

Maggie joined the University of New Haven in 2020 as an adjunct faculty member in its nutrition science food lab, teaching undergraduate students cooking skills related to common therapeutic and elective dietary interventions to create desired health outcomes. In 2022, she was named a practitioner in residence for hospitality and tourism management and nutrition science.

She has extensive experience in the hospitality and service industry, serving as kitchen manager, pastry consultant, baker, sous chef, line cook, head steward, and chocolatier assistant, among other positions.

She has presented on DICAS, the dietetics inclusive centralized application service, a service of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that allows applicants to apply to participating dietetics supervised practice programs and/or graduate dietetics programs by completing a single online application.

She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Connecticut chapter, and she is ServSafe certified.

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