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Students complete nine-month internship program in dietetics


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut

MARTIN, Tenn. – Nine students recently completed internships as a required component of the University of Tennessee at Martin’s dietetics program. The internship is a nine-month practice program during which the intern performs under the supervision of a registered dietitian. Students are eligible to sit for the national registration exam after completing the program. Pictured (front row, l-r) are Kayla Houser, of Powell; Katie Dossey, of Nashville; Stephanie Pate, of Decherd; Brittany Roberts, of Chattanooga; (back row) Breanna Pitcher, of Martin; Abby Williams, of Jackson; Emily Cornwell, of Memphis; Elise Thompson, of Franklin; and Kayla Amacher, of Lascassas. For more information on the UT Martin dietetics program, contact Brian Carroll, nutrition lecturer and internship director, at 731-881-7102 or by email at

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