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Elizabeth Klingbeil

Elizabeth Klingbeil

Foods and Nutrition

Inspired by her FACS instructors, Klingbeil pursuing a career as a clinical assistant professor.

Major

Ph.D. in Nutrition, Dietetic Intern

Hometown

Minot, N.D.

Activities/Honors

Treasurer/nominating committee/student member of Northeast Georgia Dietetic Association board, nutrition counseling service provider for UGA ASPIRE Clinic, food competition judge for UGA Extension 4-H, health fair nutrition provider for Athens-Clarke county, first author on two publications I have 2 first-author publications, presented research at the annual meeting for the Society of the Study of Ingestive Behavior, active musician in Athens music scene, performed with UGA Symphony Orchestra, principle cellist for Concordia College Orchestra, Ruth Rowan Morrison Graduate Fellowship, Thomas F. Comer Scholarship, Holly B. Alley Scholarship – Georgia Nutrition Council, Marian Wang Nutrition Scholarship, Outstanding Dietetic Intern – Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Anne and Earl Haltiwanger Scholarships, Costa Travel Award, Graduate Assistant, Ruth Rowan Morrison Graduate Endowment

Why I chose my major

I love food and science, so dietetics was the perfect combination of those things.

What I like most about FACS

The people! Not to ignore the vast expertise of faculty and staff, what I value most about FACS is the genuine care and concern they have for students.

Post-graduation plans

I want to continue my pursuit of creative and innovate nutrition. There are many ways I can do this, whether it be through higher education or industry development of new nutrition interventions.

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