A dietitian’s career is “exciting, challenging, rewarding and
relevant,” according to keynote speaker Susan Millet at the 22nd
annual Commencement Ceremony for the
North Oaks Dietetic Internship Program on June 4 at the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center in Hammond. The program
offers qualified individuals a unique opportunity to attain eligibility
for the Registration Examination for Dietitians through 1 year of supervised
Millet, a renal dietitian for Davita Dialysis Centers and AMG Specialty
Hospital, delivered the message to graduates Michelle Berberovich, Metairie;
Rachel Johnson, Greenwell Springs: Kayla Krodinger, Lacombe; Tracy Miller,
Hammond; Melinda Territo, Denham Springs; and Lauren Wilson, Lafayette.
Krodinger received the Mary Nelson Award, given by the Dietetic Internship
faculty for exceptional work, enthusiastic attitude, dedication to the
dietetic profession and academic excellence. The award is given in memory
of the late Mary Nelson, who was a professor in dietetics at Southeastern
Krodinger also was the recipient of the “Always Remembering Others”
Award, given in honor of North Oaks Patient Representative Dannye Young
Taylor by her husband, Dr. Rodney Taylor.
The Southeast District Dietetic Association honored Berberovich with the
Carol Bertrand Award for Excellence. The award was created in memory of
the late Bertrand, who was a registered dietitian and graduate of North
Oaks’ second Dietetic Internship class.
For more information about the North Oaks Dietetic Internship, contact
the program office at (985) 230-6548.