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Lynn duerr

Lynn Duerr

Lynn Duerr, Ph.D., RD, CD
Associate Professor
Department of Applied Health Sciences
Arena B-63
Phone: 812.237.3309
Email: Lynn.Duerr@indstate.edu

Education

Ph.D. in Secondary Education (emphasis on Post Secondary) from The University of Akron
Administrative/Therapeutic Internship at Southwest General Hospital, Middleburg Heights, Ohio
M.A. in Nutrition and Dietetics (emphasis on Administration and Gerontology) from Kent State University
B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from Kent State University

Credentials

Registered and Certified Dietitian
Serv Safe Certification
Gerontology Certificate from The University of Akron (practicum emphasis on medical nutrition therapy in long-term care and hospice)

Experience

Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Visiting Assistant Professor
Part-Time Lecturer
Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Technician
Director of Dining Services
ADA Registered Dietitian (Asst. Director)
Dietary Coordinator (Director)

Undergraduate courses / Graduate Courses

Food Service Systems Management FCS/AHS 430/530
Food Service Systems Management Practicum FCS/AHS 431
Food Service Systems II FCS/AHS 434
Foods FCS 626
Fundamentals of Nutrition FCS/AHS 201
Management of Quantity Food Production FCS 332
Management of Quantity Food Production Practicum FCS/AHS 333
Nutrition Through the Life Cycle FCS 421/521
Nutritional Assessment Practicum FCS 325
Personal Health Science and Wellness HLTH 111
Special Problems in Food and Nutrition FCS/AHS 497/597FN
Theses AHS 699
World Hunger and Nutrition AHS426

Other Courses Previously Taught
Basic Nutrition
Community Nutrition and Public Health
Community Nutrition I & II and Clinical
Cost Control
Dietary Manager classes
Food Systems Management II & Clinical
Geriatric Nutrition
Geriatric Nutrition Practicum
Medical Terminology
Nutrition for Children and Families
Nutrition for Consumers
Purchasing Procedures
Supervision and Management

Research

Dr. Duerr’s research activities and interests include gerontology, food service management and related areas, and community nutrition.

Publications and Presentations

Journal Articles
Duerr, L. (2007).  Role of service learning activities: Assessing and enhancing food security in low-income families.  Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice 99 (4); 9-14.
 
Duerr, L. (2006).  Food security status of older adult home-delivered meals program participants.  Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly 26 (1/2): 1-26.
 
Duerr, L. (2006).  Prevalence of food insecurity and comprehensiveness of its measurement for older adult congregate meals program participants.  Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly 25 (3/4): 121-146.
 
Duerr, L. (2004).  Determining gaps in a county-wide community nutrition education program for older adults.  Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly 23 (3), 85-97.
 
Duerr, L. (2003).  Assessing nutrition education wants and needs of older adults through focus groups.  Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly 23 (2), 77-91.
 
Scholarly Outcomes Reports
“Food security status and components of its measurement for Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled older adult home-delivered meals program participants.”  Prepared for the Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled, a division of WCIEDD located in Terre Haute.
 
“Food security status and sensitivity of its measurement for Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled older adult congregate meals program participants.”  Prepared for the Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled, a division of WCIEDD located in Terre Haute.
 
“A community nutrition education needs assessment of older adults in Medina County, Ohio.”  Prepared for the Ohio Medina County Office for Older Adults in Medina, Ohio (Area Agency on Aging).
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
Professional
Poster Presentation 4-18-13 on “Behaviors and Perceptions Concerning Online Nutrition Information Among Young Adult Midwest University Students,”, for the Indiana Dietetics Association Spring Meeting

Poster presentation 4-19-07 on “Food security status of older adult home-delivered meals program participants and components of its measurement,” for the Indiana Dietetic Association Spring Meeting
 
Participated in oral presentation 3-11-07 “Preceptor training,” to area dietitians for the West Central Indiana Dietetic Association Spring Conference
 
Oral presentation 10-4-06 on “Prevalence of food insecurity and comprehensiveness of its measurement for older adult congregate meals program participants” and “Food security status of older adult home-delivered meals program participants,” for the West Central Indiana Economic Development District, Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled’s quarterly training session
 
Poster presentation 4-6-06 on “Prevalence of Food Insecurity and Sensitivity of its Measurement for Older Adult Congregate Meals Program Participants,” for the Indiana Dietetic Association Spring Meeting
 
Poster presentation 4-8-03 on "A Community Nutrition Education Needs Assessment of Older Adults Living in Medina County, Ohio," for the Indiana Dietetic Association Spring Meeting
 
Oral presentation 5-15-02 on "A Community Nutrition Education Needs Assessment of Older Adults Living in Medina County, Ohio," for a Cleveland Dietetic Association seminar; as the Janice Neville Research Award and Certificate of Achievement winner
 
Poster presentation 4-19-02 on "A Community Nutrition Education Needs Assessment of Older Adults Living in Medina County, Ohio," for The Ohio Dietetic Association Annual Meeting
 
Oral presentation 3-22-02 on "A Community Nutrition Education Needs Assessment of Older Adults Living in Medina County, Ohio," for The Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education - OAGE
 
Poster session 2-2-02 on “A Community Nutrition Education Needs Assessment of Older Adults Living in Medina County, Ohio” for Cleveland Dietetic Association
 
Presenter at a Preceptor Development Training session 6-29-99 on “Conflict Resolution” for Cuyahoga Community College clinical preceptors
 
Guest speaker 1986 on “Quality Assurance Programs” at a seminar sponsored by the Cleveland Dietetic Association’s Technical Practice in Dietetics, Ad Hoc Committee
 
Public

Presenter 3-15-06 "Step Up to Nutrition and Health" for congregate meal participants at Deming for West Central Indiana Economic Development District, Inc.'s Nutrition Awareness Day
 
Presenter 3-9-05  "Get a Taste for Nutrition" for congregate meal participants at Pedal Park for West Central Indiana Economic Development District, Inc.'s Nutrition Awareness Day
 
Presenter 3-10-04 "Indiana Agriculture Feeds Older Hoosiers" for congregate meal participants at Pedal Park for West Central Indiana Economic Development District, Inc.'s Nutrition Awareness Day
 
Presenter 9-10-01 “Eating for Good Health” at Senior College Day for Continuing Education Department, The University of Akron, The Center for Life-Long Learning
 
Guest speaker 5-27-92 at a Caregiver Training Program through the Center for Applied Gerontology, Cuyahoga Community College

Awards

Janice Neville Memorial Research Award ($259) and Certificate of Achievement, from Cleveland Dietetic Association, 5-15-02
 
Cuyahoga Community College Access Programs Recognition Award 5-14-99