Brianna Cannova

Brianna Cannova

Nutritional Sciences

Double Dawg headed to Keith and Associates to complete dietetic internship


Flowery Branch, Georgia


Double Dawg - M.S. in Nutritional Sciences


Honors: Zell Scholarship; Dean’s List; Founder’s Day Grant Recipient


Peer Nutrition Educator – Secretary

Accepted into a competitive 12-month academic and co- curricular leadership program to represent the Department of Nutritional Sciences. Worked alongside campus RDs to create programs for student organizations on campus and tabling events. Imparted one-on-one nutrition advisement for fellow students.

Research Assistant – CHOP Lab  

Recruit childcare providers and provide technical assistance to the primary audience. Design posters, handouts, and Instagram posts for Early Childhood Educators and focus group populations specific to the e-learning intervention.

Why I chose my major

I have always grown up around food and nutrition, with my father being a chef. It was my first year of college when I was trying to decide on a major when I asked myself what I enjoyed learning about most. What set my soul on fire? What felt natural? Nutrition. Once I learned about the Registered Dietitian pathway and the fact there it is a career built on helping people and educating them about nutrition – I was hooked.

What I like most about FACS

The community. I always felt like the faculty and staff had my best interest at heart and really strived to help me succeed. Dr. Laing is a gem in the FACS college, and because of her, I will always recommend FACS to upcoming students asking about my UGA experience.

Post-graduation Plans

In January 2023, I start my Dietetic Internship with Keith and Associates. I hope to take and pass the Registered Dietitian exam in Fall 2023 to continue building my nutrition counseling business, Professionally Nourished, LLC.

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