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Wednesday, April 7, 2021


Posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Carol DeNysschen, Professor, Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics

Carol DeNysschen, professor and chair of the Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics Department, has received this year’s Distinguished Dietitian/Nutritionist Award from the NYS Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This state-level award recognizes outstanding service to NYSAND and leadership in the field of dietetics. Dr. DeNysschen is a certified dietitian nutritionist and registered dietician, who holds a Ph.D. in exercise science. She has served nationally through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, and as president of both her state and local professional dietetics organizations. She is a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Dr. DeNysschen is an active board member of both FeedMore WNY and HOPE Haiti Outreach. Both of these organizations address food insecurity issues affecting local and international communities. Dr. DeNysschen also serves as an adjunct assistant professor of oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.