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Faculty and Staff

Maryanne Wainwright, MS RD

Adjunct Faculty
Address University of Connecticut
Department of Allied Health Sciences
358 Mansfield Road, U-2101
Storrs, CT -6269
Phone (860) 486-0017

Educating and instructing Junior Dietetic students since 1988 has been both a pleasure and a challenge for Ms. Wainwright. Current clinical settings include Long Term Care Facilities and Rehabilitation Facilities. Learning from the elderly client is a rewarding experience in so many ways. Students meet in groups of 5 or 6 and there is much time in the clinical setting to become familiar with clients, staff, medical records, and group interaction.

Ms. Wainwright has worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient healthcare settings. This has provided her with a foundation of skills related to the nutrition care process, which includes nutrition assessment, identification of key nutrition issues, nutrition care and evaluation. Working in Private Practice with Nutrition and Wellness Counseling, LLC, Ms. Wainwright has focused on bringing health and wellness into the clinical setting.


Masters of Science in Allied Health University of Connecticut 1987. Areas of study included education, health promotion, and disease prevention. Practicum addressed Stress Management. Ms. Wainwright provided clinical instruction in a hospital setting in 1984 and 1985.

  • Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, Clinical Dietetics
  • University of Connecticut, 1982.
  • Independent study with children and nutrition.

about AHS
We offer competitive Graduate Research and Teaching Assistantships.

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