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KON Member Spotlight

This feature on the KON Website highlights an outstanding campus member or alumni member who has contributed to the chapter or community in a significant way. Share your recent accomplishments and honors and/or newsworthy activities and success stories.

The Member Spotlight is by invitation or by nomination and is selected by staff. One outstanding member is highlighted each month.

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Member Spotlight - November 2011

Virginia Quick

Virginia QuickVirginia Quick, PhD, R.D. holds her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate degrees in Nutritional Sciences from Rutgers University and has been a proud member of Kappa Omicron Nu Society since 2003.  This past September she started a position as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Interdisciplinary Research Training in Child and Adolescent Primary Care Fellowship Training Program at the University of Minnesota’s Division of Epidemiology and Community Health.  Here she is collaborating with the Project EAT (Eating and Activity among Teens and Young Adults) team at the School of Public health on various research projects. 

Dr. Quick’s main research of interest includes examining eating behaviors and disordered eating in youth and young adults, particularly those with diet-related chronic health conditions.  She plans to share and build upon her recent published dissertation, “Characteristics and Disturbed/Disordered Eating Behaviors of Young Adults with and without Diet-Related Chronic Health Conditions”, as she continues to pursue her dreams of becoming a respectable researcher and teacher in academia. 



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