College of Family and Consumer Sciences
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|Dietetic Internship||Nutrition||Mayo Clinic College of Medicine||2004|
|Bachelor of Science||Food Science and Human Nutrition||University of Florida||2004|
|Bachelor of Arts||General Theatre||University of Florida||2004|
Katherine has conducted research in the UGA Dining Commons under the direction of Dr. Janani Thapa, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, UGA College of Public Health.
- FDNS 5800: Peer Nutrition Educator Practicum, undergraduate course
- FDNS 2500: Nutrition Outreach Internship, undergraduate course, 2015-2016
- FDNS 5800: Peer Nutrition Educator Practicum, undergraduate course, 2005-present
- Eating Smart Course, UGA Meal Plan, 2005-present
Dietetic Internship Preceptor, University of Georgia, 2014-current
Sport, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Dietetic Practice Group, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Member, 2009-present
The University of Georgia Obesity Initiative: Member, 2012-present
The National Association of College and University Food Services: Member, 2005-present; Education Chair Southern Region 2019
Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Member, 2005-present
Arts in Medicine, Shands Hospital, Gainseville, Florida, 2003-2004
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Member, 2000-present
Areas of Expertise
United States Olympic Committee, provided guidance for their food allergen and ingredient project: provided advisement on nutrition, food allergen, and ingredient protocols (worked with Kathryne Burks, RD, Temp Nutrition Research Assistant), 2014
Partnership for a Healthier America, provided advisement for writing guidelines for college and universities (worked with Courtney Winston, DrPH, RD, CDE, Manager, Food & Nutrition Strategic Initiatives), 2013
ServSafe Certification, Manager's Level, The National Restaurant Association, 2013
Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Commision on Dietetic Registration, 2006
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|President's Award for Outstanding Graduating Seniors||Office of the President, The University of Florida||2004|
|Anderson Scholar||The University of Florida||2000|
|Golf Scholarship||Women's Western Golf Foundation||1998-2002|
|Florida Bright Futures Scholarship||Florida Department of Education||1998-2002|
|Business Women's Scholarship||American Business Women's Association||1998-2000|
|American Legion Award for Leadership, Scholarship, and Service||The American Legion||1998|
|Edward H. White High School Athletic Hall of Fame||Edward H. White High School||1998|
FDNS 5800: Peer Nutrition Educator Practicum
Rajbhandari-Thapa J, Ingerson K, Lewis K. Impact of trayless dining intervention on food choices of university students. Arch Public Health. 2018 Sep 24;76:61.
Ingerson, K. (June 2007). Book Review: Let’s Eat Out! Your Passport to Living Gluten & Allergy Free. College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services.
Ingerson, K. (August 2006). Nourishing Your Meal Plan to Better Health. National Association of College Auxiliary Services.
Undergraduate Thesis (2004): Creative Healing: Using Art and Dance in Medicine. Submitted to the University of Florida in fulfillment of requirements for a BA in General Theatre.