Glenda Woscyna, MS, RD, LMNT

Program Director

Medical Nutrition Education
University of Nebraska Medical Center
984045 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4045
402-559-7365
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Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, Medical Nutrition Education Division, College of Allied Health Professions, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, March 1999 – Present.
Nutrition Subsection Leader, Introduction to Disease Processes Core (Year Two), College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, August 2001 – Present.
Director, Medical Nutrition Education Division, College of Allied Health Professions, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, June 1989 – Present.
Director, UNMC Dietetic Internship Program, College of Allied Health Professions, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, August 1987 - Present.
Assistant Professor, Courtesy, Division of Medical Nutrition Education, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center, August 1987 – February 1999.
Instructor, Courtesy, College of Home Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1976 – 1977.

Degrees:
Kearney State College, 1967-1970, Bachelor of Science Dietetics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1971-1972, Dietetic Internship
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1971-1973, Master of Science Nutrition and Management
University of Nebraska Medical Center/University Hospital, 1995, Moving Beyond Boundaries Leadership Development

Certifications:
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Commission on Dietetic Registration the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association) (#358561)
Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist (LMNT), Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (#198)

Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
Nutrition Therapy Practicum, MNED 779, Medical Nutrition Education students, Spring Semester 2010 – present.
Advanced Clinical Nutrition, MNED 777, Medical Nutrition Education students, Fall Semester 2009 – 2010.
Research Methods in Medical Nutrition, MNED 775, Medical Nutrition Education students, Fall Semester 2009 – 2010.
Clinical Management, MNED 773, Medical Nutrition Education students, Spring Semester 2010 – present.
Clinical Experience, SAHP 640, Medical Nutrition Education students, Fall Semester 2006 – 2009.
Applied Research Methodologies in Allied Health, SAHP 520, Medical Nutrition Education students, Spring Semester 2003 – 2009.
Health Care Management Project, SAHP 533, Medical Nutrition Education students, Spring Semester 1999 – 2008.
Applied Worksite Wellness, NUED 785, Medical Nutrition Education students, Fall/Spring Semester, 1996-2002.
Food System Administration I, NUED 776, Medical Nutrition Education students, Fall/Spring Semester, 1988-2004.
Food System Administration II, NUED 778, Medical Nutrition Education students, Spring Semester, 1990-2000.

Scholarly Activity:
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (2004 – 2012)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association) (1969 –  Present)
    -Member, Peer Network for Nutrition Diagnosis (PNND) Implementation Team (2005-2012)
    -Member, Clinical Nutrition Management Practice Group (1993 – Present)
    -Member, Dietetic Educators of Practitioners Practice Group (1993 – Present)
    -Member, Nutrition Educators of Health Professionals Practice Group (2004 – 2010)
    -Member, Research Practice group (2004 – 2006)
    -Member, Review Panel for Didactic Programs in Dietetics, 1990 - 1993
    -Chairman, Review Panel for Plan V Dietetic Education Program, 1990 - 1991
    -Chairman-Elect, Review Panel for Plan V Dietetic Education Programs, 1990
    -Review Panel for Dietetic Technician and Plan V Dietetic Education Program, 1989 - 1992
    -State Legislative Network Coordinator, 1977 - 1981
Nebraska Dietetic Association (1969 – Present)
    -Member, Nutrition Services Payment System/Reimbursement Committee, 1996 - 1997
    -Member, Legislation Committee, 1982 - 1983
    -Representative on Nebraska Association of Professional Health Care Organizations, 1977- 1981
    -Chairman, Legislation Committee, 1976 – 1980
    -Chairman, Education Section, 1975 - 1976
    -Chairman, Nominating Committee, 1974 - 1975
    -Chairman, Professional Registration, 1973 - 1974
Omaha District Dietetic Association (1981 – Present)
    -Chairman, Legislation Committee, 1982 – 1983
Lincoln Dietetic Association (1972 – 1980)
    -President, 1976 - 1977
    -President-Elect, 1975 - 1976
    -Chairman, Community Nutrition Committee, 1974 - 1975
    -Chairman, Nominating Committee, 1973 - 1974
American School Food Service Association (1973 – 1984)
    -Member, Nutrition Standards/Nutrition Education Committee, 1978 - 1981
Nebraska School Food Service Association (1973 – 1984)
    -Chairman, Nutrition Education Committee, 1975 - 1979
Society for Nutrition Education (1976 – 1984)
    -State Coordinator for Legislation, 1982 - 1983
    -Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Scope and Practice of Nutrition Education, 1981 - 1983
    -Member, Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Block Grants, 1981 - 1982
Nebraska Nutrition Council (1975 – 1980)
    -Representative on Advisory Panel for the Nebraska Commission on Aging, 1976 - 1979
    -Secretary, 1975 - 1976

Committee Assignments:
UNMC Campus Interprofessional Education Curriculum Committee, 2009 – Present
UNMC SHARING Faculty Advisory Council, 2008 – 2014
College of Allied Health Professions – The Nebraska Medical Center Integration and Innovation Committee, 2012-Present
College of Allied Health Professions Senior Associate Dean’s Advisory Council, 2012 – Present
College of Allied Health Professions Faculty Evaluation Committee, 2010 – Present
School of Allied Health Curriculum Committee, 2009 – Present
College of Allied Health Professions Research Task Force, 2006 – 2009
College of Allied Health Professions Alpha Eta Selection Committee, 2000 – Present
College of Allied Health Professions Faculty Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1995 – Present
College of Allied Health Professions Leadership Council, 1989 – Present
College of Medicine Planning Committee, Introduction to Disease States Core, 1993 – 2013
The Nebraska Medical Center Nursing and Ancillary Advisory Team (NAAT), 2012 – Present
The Nebraska Medical Center Evidence Based Care Planning Committee, 2012 – Present
The Nebraska Medical Center Diabetes Center Advisory Board, 2002 - Present
The Nebraska Medical Center Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, 1998 – Present
The Nebraska Medical Center Patient Education Committee, 1998 – 2009
    -Co-Chair, 1998 – 2003
    -Chair, University Hospital Patient Education Committee, 1995-1998
College of Allied Health Professions Interdisciplinary Management Course Development, 1998 – 2004
College of Allied Health Professions Information Technology Development Committee, 1996 – 1997
Chair, University Hospital/UNMC Patient Education Committee, 1994 – 1998
Mission and Values Revision Team, Nebraska Health System, 1999
Professional Practice Key System Team - Hospital Redesign, 1995 - 1997
College of Medicine Planning Committee, Introduction to Body Systems Core, 1993 – 2000
Leader, Distinction through Quality: Food & Nutrition Services Improvement Team, 1993 – 1998
Chair, SAHP Clinical Evaluation Committee, 1993

Publications (last 5 years)
Articles in Scholarly Journals
Thomas R, Hanson C, Woscyna G, Lowes B. Exploring Body Mass Index Changes in Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients. The VAD Journal. June 2016 doi: org/10.13023/VAD 2016.13

Hanson C, Staskiewicz A, Woscyna G, Lyden E, Ritsema T, Scholting P, Norman J, Miller C. The Frequency and Confidence of Health Care Practitioners in Encountering and Addressing Nutrition Related Issues, Journal of Allied Health Professions 2016:45(1)54-61(8).

Margalit R, Keating-Lefler R, Collier D, Woscyna G, Shaikh R, Beck G: Advancing Interprofessional Education: A Qualitative Analysis of Student and Faculty Reflections. Medical Science Editor. Accepted. Issue 23 (3S), October 2013.

Hanson C, Woscyna G, Lyden E., Sommers J, Kvien S, Grandjean A: Nutrition Issues Encountered by Physician Assistants in the State of Nebraska. Journal of Physician Assistant Education, Vol 24, No 3, 2013.

Nickol D, Barnes C, Beck G, Bevil C, Brown D, Collier D, Ernesti D, Fleck M, Kreski D, Margalit R, Meza J, Miller C, Paulman P, Potter J, Schumaker A, Stoddard H, Tompkins J, Winnicki M, Woscyna G, Yee G: Small Group Exercise in Professionalism and Code of Ethics Development. MedEdPORTAL Publications  website. December 2012.

Abstracts
Bishop B, Woscyna G, Choose to Lose: Worksite Weight Management.  American Dietetic Association (ADA) Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE), November 2010.

Service:
Community Service
YWCA Women Against Violence Program, Crisis line counseling and referral for victims of sexual abuse, spouse abuse, 1981 - 1991.

Other Appointments or Positions
Manager, Nutrition Care, Department of Pharmaceutical and Nutrition Care, The Nebraska Medical Center, 981200 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, July 2000 – Present
Clinical Nutrition Manager, Department of Food and Nutrition Services, Nebraska Health System, 981200 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, March 1998 – July 2000
Chief Clinical Dietitian, University Hospital, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 600 S. 42nd St., Omaha, NE, April 1989 – February 1998
Nutrition Therapist, UNMC Eating Disorders Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 1983-1989
Nutrition Specialist, Swanson Center for Nutrition, Inc., Omaha, NE, 1980 - 1987
Assistant Director, Child Nutrition Programs, Nebraska Department of Education, Lincoln, NE 1978-1980
Nutrition Education Specialist, Child Nutrition Programs, Nebraska Department of Education, Lincoln, NE. 1973-1978

Consulting Positions
Education/Training Consultant, West Virginia Department of Education, 1987
Education/Training Consultant, Swanson center for Nutrition, Inc., 1984 - 1987
Education/Training Consultant, Desert Springs Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1985
Education/Training Consultant, InterNorth, Omaha, Nebraska, 1984 - 1985
Education/Training Consultant, Northern Natural Gas, Omaha, Nebraska, 1984 - 1985
Education/Training Consultant, Omaha Public Schools, Omaha Nebraska, 1984 - 1985
Textbook Reviewer, Prentice Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1984
Script Writer, Georgia Television Commission, Atlanta, Georgia, 1981 - 1983
Grant Writer, Nevada Department of Education, Carson City, Nevada, 1978