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TWU students have 100 percent pass rate on the national dietitians
Twelve graduate students in the Texas Woman’s University’s
nutrition program all recently passed the national board exam
to become registered dietitians.
on average scored three to five percent higher than the national
average, which demonstrates the excellent teaching in the
TWU nutrition program,” Martha Rew, associate clinical
professor and dietetic internship director, said.
The students who
passed the exam are: Amy Goodson of Alvin; Kara Collins of
Bay City; Meredith Gropper Robinson, Kristi Parker Hatfield
and Gauri Junnarkar of Dallas; Christina Viola of Keller;
Melissa Montalbano of Houston; Tamara Kay Futrell of Lubbock;
Alicia Brown of San Antonio; Michele Murphy of West Hartford,
Conn.; Shannon Smith of Liberal, Kan.; and Katie Arndt-Green
of Romeo, Mich.
The exam, administered
by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, poses questions
in the food and nutrition, as well as foodservice systems
and management areas of practice.
Amanda McKeen Simpson
Director of News and Information
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