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U of S Nutrition Alumna named Fellow of Dietitians of Canada

The Dietitians of Canada Fellowship program promotes excellence in dietetics by recognizing the outstanding contributions of members in areas of educational and professional enhancement; career achievements; initiative and innovation; and leadership. The Member Awards Ceremony held during the National Conference in Victoria saw four new members installed as Fellows of the Association.

Roseann Nasser is considered by her colleagues to be a highly motivated individual, deserving of a DC Fellowship for her many professional and personal achievements.  Roseann strives to enhance not only her professional and personal growth but that of her colleagues as well. Roseann has filled many roles demonstrating her strong leadership skills including President of Saskatchewan Dietitians Association, representative on the National Board of Nutrition Support Certification and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. In her position as research dietitian for the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region, Roseann has mentored over 100 dietetic students during their research projects and authored numerous peer-reviewed research articles and posters. She is a sought-after speaker on how to conduct research as well as the knowledge and skills of preceptors.

Roseann completed her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition degree in 1993 and an MSc in 1997, both from the U of S.

For more information on Roseann and to watch the Dietitians of Canada awards ceremony, please visit:

http://www.dietitians.ca/Secondary-Pages/Public/DC-Fellows-2013.aspx