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Sandra D. Baker

Sandra D. Baker, M.Ed., R.D., LDN

Assistant Chair & Instructor
Behavioral Health & Nutrition
032 Carpenter Sports Bldg.
302-831-0856
bakers@udel.edu

 

 

 


Professional Interests

  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Nutrition Education
  • Nutrition for Vulnerable Populations

Education

  • Coursework for EdD in progress, University of Delaware.
  • MEd, University of Delaware, 2002.
  • Dietetic Internship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 1981.
  • B.S. Nutrition, The Pennsylvania State University, 1980.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Chair-Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware. February 2010-present.
  • Instructor-Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware. September, 2007 –present.
  • Supervisor Dietetic Internship-Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware. March 2006-June 2010.
  • Supplemental Faculty- Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 2001-August, 2007.
  • Administrative Academic Advisor-University Advisement Center, University of Delaware, Newark. Delaware, July 2005-March 2006.
  • Nutrition Consultant- Student Health Service. University of Delaware, Newark. Delaware, September 1997 – July 2005.
  • Nutritionist- Preventive Medicine and Rehabilitation Institute, Diabetes Program. Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark, Delaware. 1997-2004.
  • Nutritionist - William Penn High School Wellness Center. Christiana Care Health Systems
    Newark, Delaware. 1996 – 2002.
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor. University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 1993 –1996.
  • Nutritionist-Memorial Hospital of Salem County Healthy Heart Program, Salem, New Jersey.
    1990 –1995.
  • Nutrition Consultant. Kids Coalition for Health, Salem, New Jersey. 1993-1995.
  • Nutrition Consultant. Minority Health Month grant. Salem, New Jersey, 1995.

Previous Experience

  • Nutritionist. Delaware Department Public Health
  • Clinical Dietitian. HomeCall, Inc., Gaithersburg and Frederick, Maryland offices
  • Clinical Dietitian. Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Maryland

Local & National Presentations

  • NACADA National Conference, Denver, Colorado, October 4, 2011. Presented poster session “Faculty Advising Enhanced with Personalized Website.”
  • FNCE—ADA National Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, November 6, 2010. Presented poster session:“Survey of Pre-Internship Readiness in the Nutrition Care Process"
  • NACADA National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, October 21, 2007. Presented poster session: “Beyond Graduation…Advising in a Post-Baccalaureate Distance Internship Program.
  • NACADA National Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 20, 2006. Presented poster session: “Finding Your Way” an Innovative Freshman Seminar.
  • NACADA National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, October 21, 2007. Presented poster session: “Beyond Graduation…Advising in a Post-Baccalaureate Distance Internship Program.”
  • NACADA National Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 20, 2006. Presented poster session: “Finding Your Way” an Innovative Freshman Seminar.
  • NACADA Regional Conference, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, March, 23, 2006. Presented poster session:“Finding Your Way” an Innovative Freshman Seminar.

Recent Publications/Books & Publications


  • Baker, S.D. & Cotugna, N. (2013) Students entering internship readiness in the nutrition care process. J Hum Nutr Diet (in press).
  • Eating Disorders: What, Why. 2002. ETR Associates
  • Eating Vegetarian. 1999. ETR Associates

Professional Membership

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Registered Dietitian
  • Delaware Dietetic Association (DDA)-Nominations and Awards Committee, Newsletter Assistant Chair
  • National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)
  • American Evaluation Association

Courses

  • NTDT 200 Nutrition Concepts
  • NTDT 330 Nutrition Counseling
  • NTDT 103 Introduction to the Nutrition Profession
  • NTDT 403 Dietetic Seminar
  • (formerly NTDT 305, NTDT 450, NTDT 240)

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