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Faculty and Staff

Ellen Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N

Dietetics Director & Lecturer
Address University of Connecticut
Department of Allied Health Sciences
358 Mansfield Road, U-1101
Storrs, CT - 06269-1101
Email ellen.shanley@uconn.edu
Phone (860) 486-0016
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Research Overview

Ellen Shanley joined the Department of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Connecticut in 2008 as the Dietetics Director. The Department has both a Coordinated Program and Dietetic Internship. She is a registered dietitian. Professor Shanley has been at the University of Connecticut since 1985 and was the Didactic Program Director for Dietetics. She is presently working on a USDA funded food safety education grant and a project with SNAP-Ed. Her area of specialization is food service management and nutrition education. She has a great deal of passion about the profession of dietetics and has held numerous positions in the Connecticut Dietetic Association as well as at the national level of the American Dietetic Association (ADA). She is presently serving on ADA's Nominating Committee and is Chair of both the Education Committee and Member Value Committee.

Education

MBA, Babson College, 1977
Dietetic Internship, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1974
BS, Syracuse, Nutrition & Food Science, 1973

Featured Publications

E.L. Shanley, E., MBA, RD, CD-N; Thompson, C.A., MS, RD. Fueling the Teen Machine 2nd edition. Boulder, CO. 2011.

E.L. Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N; C.A. Thompson, MS, RD; C. Dziura-Duke, RD; N.R. Rodriguez, PhD, RD; University of Connecticut, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Storrs, CT Innovative Food Safety Education For Low Literacy Food Service Employees Using Traditional Versus Distance Learning Methods. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2009:109(9); A-63.

E.L. Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N; C.A. Thompson, MS, RD; J.L. Rogers; J. Goyzueta, MPH; J.M. Douglass, DDM; E. Thibodeau, DMD, PhD, S.T. Reisine, PhD. Nutrition Education Intervention for Pregnant Women with High Oral Mutans Streptocci Levels. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2008: 108(9); A-90.

C.A. Thompson, MS, RD; K. Jeffrey, MS; N.R. Rodriguez, PhD, RD; E.L. Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N. A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Traditional Classroom-Style Teaching to a Self-Paced Internet-Based Food Safety Education Program for Secondary School-Aged Students. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2007: 107(8); A-61.

E.L. Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N; K. Jeffrey, MS; N.R. Rodriguez, PhD, RD; C.A. Thompson, MS, RD. Assessing the Effectiveness of a Self-Directed Food Safety Education Program for Secondary School-Aged Students. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2006:106(8).

A.B. Courville1; C.A. Thompson, MS, RD1; M.N. Cummings, PhD 2; J.S. Kurzynske, PhD, RD3; A. DePalma,PhD4, E.L. Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N1, 1Univ. of CT., Nutr. Sci., Storrs, CT; 2NM State Univ., Family & Consumer Sci., Las Cruces, NM; 3Univ. of KY, Nutr. & Fd. Sci., Lexington, KY, 4Univ. of CT., Continuing Studies, Storrs, CT. Food Safety Knowledge of High-Risk and Underserved Secondary School Students. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2004:104(9).

E.L. Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N1; C.A. Thompson, MS, RD1; L.A. Leuchner, MS1; Y. Zhao, PhD2, 1Univ. of Conn., Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Storrs, CT, 2 Oregon State University, Dept. of Fd. Sci. & Technology, Corvallis,OR. Distance Education Is as Effective as Traditional Education when Teaching Food Safety. Food Service Technology. 2004:(4); 1-8.

C.A. Thompson, MS, RD; E.L. Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N. Overcoming Childhood Obesity. Bull Publishing: Boulder. 2003.

E.L. Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N; C.A. Thompson, C.A., MS, RD. Fueling the Teen Machine. Bull Publishing: Palo Alto. 2001.

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Department of Allied Health Sciences
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
358 Mansfield Road, Unit 1101
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1101
Telephone: (860) 486-2834
Fax: (860) 486-5375