Nicole Clark, DCN, MS, RDN, CDCESAssociate Professor

Director of Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)

Office: Ackerman Hall, Room 105

Office Phone: 724.357.3128

Office Email:



Doctor of Clinical Nutrition, Rutgers University (formally University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey)

Master of Science in Food and Nutrition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science in Applied Nutrition, Pennsylvania State University

Areas of Interest

Diabetes; Clinical Nutrition; Medical Nutrition Therapy; Nutrition Support; Nutrition Counseling; Integrative and Functional Nutrition; Simulation in DPD Education

Biography/ Professional Experience

  • Clinical Dietitian, Owensboro Davies County Hospital, Ky (Oncology, ICU, CCU and Renal Center)
  • Clinical Dietitian, Weirton Medical Center, WV (ICU, CCU, Med-Surg)
  • Outpatient Dietitian and Diabetes Educator, HelathAmerica, Pittsburgh PA
  • Clinical Dietitian and Diabetes Educator UPMC Passavant (Oncology, ICU, CCU, Med-Surg)
  • Diabetes Educator, Westmoreland Hospital, PA
  • Renal Dietitian, DCI Center, Indiana PA
  • Clinical Dietitian Select Specialty Hospital LATCH, Johnstown PA (currently still works per Diem)

Courses Taught

  • FDNT 110 Careers in Food and Nutrition
  • FDNT 143 Current Issues in Nutrition and Wellness
  • FDNT 145 Introduction to Nutrition
  • FDNT 212 Nutrition
  • FDNT 213 LifeCycle Nutrition
  • FDNT 430 Professional Topics in Food and Nutrition
  • FDNT 455 Medical Nutrition Therapy II
  • FDNT 465/466 Nutrition Counseling and Education
  • FDNT 471/571 Integrative Nutrition and Complementary and Alternative Healthcare
  • FDNT 484 Senior Seminar
  • FDNT 642 Contemporary Issues in Food and Nutrition
  • FDNT 645 Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats
  • FDNT 648 Minerals and Water
  • FDNT 661 Designing Effective Food and Nutrition Research Projects
  • FDNT 662 Applying Research Methods in Food and Nutrition
  • FDNT 773 Advanced Clinical Nutrition Therapy