Title: Clinical Dietitian
Company: St. John’s Hospital
Location: Yonkers, NY
Yonkers, NY, May 4, 2015, Karen Vajda Robinson, MSRD, Clinical Dietitian for St. John’s Hospital, has been recognized by Elite American Health Professionals, for dedication, achievement and leadership in dietetics.
Ms. Robinson has 33 years of experience and has been in her current role for the past 16. Her extensive experience makes her an integral member of St. John’s Hospital’s staff. Ms. Robinson is well versed in nutrition and food service management, and spends her days, overseeing patients in the orthopedics, medical-surgical, and new stroke units. On weekends, Ms. Robinson will cover the entire hospital, including the outpatient clinic and in-house substance abuse patients. She provides nutrition assessments and plans for care, and offers nutritional education.
Ms. Robinson got her first taste of the medical field working as a candy striper. She then worked with a dietitian and realized proper nutrition can prevent medical conditions from getting worse. Ms. Robinson decided she wanted to focus on changing eating habits and worked in public health and food management supervision, and was a community services instructor at Westchester Community College before obtaining her current role. Additionally, in the 90s, she did regional public speaking, lecturing and published and presented her master’s thesis at the ADA Association in Washington D.C. Ms. Robinson, who earned a master’s degree in health science, stays abreast of changes in her field through her affiliation with the American Dietetic Association and Westchester-Rockland Dietetic Association.
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