Program completion requirements:

Interns are expected to complete all rotations and assignments, pay all fees, and attend all classes. In doing so, they will achieve the competencies identified in the Accreditation Standards for Internship Programs in Nutrition and Dietetics (2017) established by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Graduates will be issued a verification statement and are eligible to sit for the National Registration Examination for Dietitians.

Name Role Office Email Phone
Addington, Adele Lab Manager 1003 ILSB akadd90@vt.edu 540-231-1109
Bandara, Abey
Lab Manager
1084 ILSB
abandara@vt.edu  
Barbeau, Bill Adjunct 333 Wallace barbeau@vt.edu  
Brown, David Assoc. Professor 1035 ILSB brownda@vt.edu 540-231-8146
Brooks, Austin FNP Social Media Project Manager 330 Wallace anb1044@vt.edu 540-231-2484
Chang, Kristen Adjunct 338 Wallace kristen.chang@vt.edu  
Cheng, Zhiyong Asst. Professor 1006 ILSB zcheng@vt.edu 540-231-9445
Cole, Brandy
Administrative Procedures Specialist 338 Wallace bjcole@vt.edu 540-231-5540
Cox, Heather Advanced Instructor, Didactic Program in Dietetics Director 227 Wallace hecox1@vt.edu 540-231-5636
Davy, Brenda Professor 221 Wallace bdavy@vt.edu 540-231-6784
Davy, Kevin Professor 215 War Memorial kdavy@vt.edu 540-231-3487
Eaton, Renee Undergraduate Program Director, Instructor 338-C Wallace r.eaton@vt.edu 540-231-5987
Frisard, Madlyn Research Asst. Professor, Graduate Program Director 225 Wallace frisardm@vt.edu 540-231-9994
Girmes-Grieco, Nicolin Advanced Instructor 319 Wallace ngirmes@vt.edu 540-231-6620
Good, Debby Assoc. Professor 1020 ILSB goodd@vt.edu 540-231-0430
Grange, Robert Assoc. Professor, Assoc. Dept. Head
1029 ILSB rgrange@vt.edu 540-231-2725
Gustafson, Judy Adjunct 1036 ILSB judysg1@vt.edu 540-231-
Harden, Samantha Asst. Professor 1032 ILSB harden.samantha@vt.edu 540-231-9960
Harris, Stacy FNP Program Support Technician 329 Wallace s.harris@vt.edu 540-231-7156
Hedrick, Valisa Asst. Professor 335A Wallace vhedrick@vt.edu 540-231-7983
Hulver, Matt Assoc. Professor, Dept. Head 338 Wallace hulvermw@vt.edu 540-231-7354
Jones, Lisa Graduate Program Coordinator
338 Wallace lisa.jones@vt.edu 540-231-5549
Ju, Young Assoc. Professor 325 Wallace yhju@vt.edu 540-231-6168
Kraak, Vivica Asst. Professor 223 Wallace vivica51@vt.edu 540-231-9638
LaFalce, Amy IND Northern Virginia Site Director Northern VA Center alafalce@vt.edu 703-209-0584
Ledlie, Meredith FNP Community Nutrition Coordinator 330 Wallace meredithledlie@vt.edu 540-231-1704
Lewis, Michele Adjunct 325 Wallace mdlewis@vt.edu 540-231-2487
Liu, Dongmin Professor 1030 ILSB doliu@vt.edu 540-231-3402
Lusk, Megan Undergraduate/Dietetics Program Support Technician 338 Wallace woodyam@vt.edu 540-231-4672
Mako, Alyssa FNP Social Media & Marketing Strategist
330 Wallace amako@vt.edu 540-231-1218
Margheim, Lynn FNP Trainer 330 Wallace lynn85@vt.edu 540-231-4900
Marinik, Elaina Project Director 216 War Memorial emarinik@vt.edu 540-231-0923
McMillan, Ryan Research Asst. Professor 1012 ILSB mcmillr@vt.edu 540-818-7275
Meredith, Elaine FNP Project Assistant 333 Wallace elainemm@vt.edu 540-231-8304
Misyak, Sarah FNP Research Scientist 333 Wallace smisyak@vt.edu 540-231-8541
Moser, Dawn Research Assistant   dem@vt.edu 276-224-2040
Nelson, Stephanie Undergraduate Advising Director 332-A Wallace sthollan@vt.edu 540-231-2259
Papillon, Carol IND Director, Senior Instructor 215 Wallace cpapillo@vt.edu 540-231-8769
Pollio, Debbie Academic Advisor 332-A Wallace dlpollio@vt.edu 540-231-1314
Rafie, Carlin Asst. Professor 321 Wallace crafie@vt.edu 540-231-3162
Rankin, Janet Professor, Assoc. Dept. Head 213 War Memorial jrankin@vt.edu 540-231-6355
Ray, Pamela Adjunct 1007 ILSB
drpamray@vt.edu 540-231-3670
Rinehart, Janet Advanced Lab Specialist 336 Wallace rinehart@vt.edu 540-231-2667
Rockwell, Michelle Instructor 1037 ILSB msrock@vt.edu 540-231-9572
Schmelz, Eva Assoc. Professor 1011 ILSB eschmelz@vt.edu 540-231-3649
Serrano, Elena Professor 327 Wallace serrano@vt.edu 540-231-3464
Shewchuk, Lucinda Grants Coordinator 1033 ILSB lucindas@vt.edu 540-231-6565
Smith, Carolyn Financial Coordinator 301 Wallace ctsmith@vt.edu 540-231-3033
Songer, Ashley FNP Project Assistant 333 Wallace ansonger@vt.edu 540-231-5042
Songer, Sherri
Communications Coordinator 1009 ILSB
ssonger@vt.edu 540-231-6056
Staples, Melanie FNP Program Coordinator 329 Wallace melaniealene@vt.edu 540-231-7556
Stevens, Judy FNP Nutrition Coordinator off campus
jstevens@vt.edu 540-432-6029
Stylianos, Charlie IT Manager 338 Wallace kstylian@vt.edu 540-231-6393
Wiedmer, Franc-Eric ILSB Operations Coordinator 1004 ILSB fwiedmer@vt.edu 540-231-0734
Williams, Jay Professor 323 Wallace jhwms@vt.edu 540-231-8298
Wogenrich, Kevin Academic Advisor 332-A Wallace kwogen@vt.edu 540-231-3374
Worrell, Angela Executive Assistant/Special Projects Coordinator 338 Wallace atworrell@vt.edu 540-231-4640
Yan, Judy Advanced Lab Specialist 405 Wallace zhyan@vt.edu 540-231-5939
Zhang, Haiyan Phenotyping Core Manager 1003 ILSB haiyan10@vt.edu 540-315-5693
Zhen, Wei Lab Manager ILSB weizhen@vt.edu 540-231-4188
Zheng, Louise Lab Manager ILSB louisez@vt.edu 540-231-9445
Name Role Office Email Phone
Cole, Brandy Administrative Procedures Specialist 338 Wallace bjcole@vt.edu 540-231-5540
Jones, Lisa Graduate Program Coodinator 338 Wallace lisa.jones@vt.edu 540-231-5549
Lusk, Megan Undergraduate/Dietetics Program Support Technician 338 Wallace woodyam@vt.edu 540-231-4672
Merritt Hash, Ashley Research Assistant VT Riverside anmerritt@vt.edu 540-857-6044
Nelson, Stephanie Academic Advising Director 332-A Wallace sthollan@vt.edu 540-231-2259
Pollio, Debbie Academic Advisor 332-A Wallace dlpollio@vt.edu 540-231-1314
Rinehart, Janet Advanced Lab Specialist 336 Wallace rinehart@vt.edu 540-231-2667
Shewchuk, Lucinda Grants Coordinator 1033 ILSB lucindas@vt.edu 540-231-6565
Smith, Carolyn Financial Coordinator 301 Wallace ctsmith@vt.edu 540-231-3033
Songer, Sherri
Communications Coordinator 1009 ILSB ssonger@vt.edu 540-231-6056
Stylianos, Charlie Research & IT Manager 338 Wallace kstylian@vt.edu 540-231-6393
Wogenrich, Kevin Academic Advisor 332-A Wallace kwogen@vt.edu 540-231-3374
Worrell, Angela Executive Assistant/Special Projects Coordinator 338 Wallace atworrell@vt.edu 540-231-4640
Yan, Judy Advanced Lab Specialist 405 Wallace zhyan@vt.edu 540-231-5939
Zhang, Haiyan Metabolic Phenotyping Core Manager 1003 ILSB haiyan10@vt.edu 540-315-5693
Name Role Office Email Phone
Brown, David A.
Assoc. Professor 1035 ILSB brownda@vt.edu 540-231-
Cheng, Zhiyong Asst. Professor 1006 ILSB zcheng@vt.edu 540-231-9445
Davy, Brenda Professor 221 Wallace bdavy@vt.edu 540-231-6784
Davy, Kevin Professor 215 War Memorial kdavy@vt.edu 540-231-3487
Frisard, Madlyn Research Asst. Professor, Graduate Program Director 225 Wallace frisardm@vt.edu 540-231-9994
Good, Debby Assoc. Professor 1020 ILSB goodd@vt.edu 540-231-0430
Grange, Rob Assoc. Professor 1029 ILSB rgrange@vt.edu 540-231-2725
Harden, Samantha Asst. Professor 1032 ILSB harden.samantha@vt.edu 540-231-9960
Hedrick, Valisa Asst. Professor 335A Wallace vhedrick@vt.edu 540-231-7983
Hulver, Matt Assoc. Professor, Dept. Head 338 Wallace hulvermw@vt.edu 540-231-7354
Ju, Young Assoc. Professor 325 Wallace yhju@vt.edu 540-231-6168
Kraak, Vivica Asst. Professor 223 Wallace vivica51@vt.edu 540-231-9638
Liu, Dongmin Professor 1030 ILSB doliu@vt.edu 540-231-3402
Rafie, Carlin Asst. Professor 321 Wallace crafie@vt.edu 540-231-3162
Rankin, Janet Professor 213 War Memorial jrankin@vt.edu 540-231-6355
Schmelz, Eva Assoc. Professor 1011 ILSB eschmelz@vt.edu 540-231-3649
Serrano, Elena Professor 327 Wallace serrano@vt.edu 540-231-3464
Williams, Jay Professor 323 Wallace jhwms@vt.edu 540-231-8298
Name Role Office Email Phone
Addington, Adele Lab Manager 1003 ILSB akadd90@vt.edu 540-231-1109
Bandara, Abey Lab Manager ILSB
abandara@vt.edu  
Bilbro, Nicholas Research Assistant Riverside nlbilbro@vt.edu 540-857-6672
Marinik, Elaina Project Director 216 War Memorial emarinik@vt.edu 540-231-0923
McMillan, Ryan Research Asst. Professor 1012 ILSB mcmillr@vt.edu 540-818-7275
Merritt Hash, Ashley Research Assistant VT Riverside anmerritt@vt.edu 540-857-6044
Misyak, Sarah Research Scientist 333 Wallace smisyak@vt.edu 540-231-8541
Moser, Dawn Research Assistant   dem@vt.edu 276-224-2040
Rinehart, Janet Advanced Lab Specialist 336 Wallace rinehart@vt.edu 540-231-2667
Wall, Sarah Project Associate VT Riverside sarahsw@vt.edu 540-857-6668
Zhang, Haiyan Phenotyping Core Manager 1003 ILSB haiyan10@vt.edu 540-315-5693
Zhen, Wei Lab Manager ILSB weizhen@vt.edu 540-231-4188
Zheng, Louise Lab Manager ILSB louisez@vt.edu 540-231-9445
Name Role Office Email Phone
Brooks, Austin FNP Social Media Project Manager 330 Wallace anb1044@vt.edu 540-231-2484
Harden, Samantha Asst. Professor & Extension Specialist 1032 ILSB harden.samantha@vt.edu 540-231-9960
Harris, Stacy FNP Program Support Technician 329 Wallace s.harris@vt.edu 540-231-7156
Ju, Young Assoc. Professor, VCE 325 Wallace yhju@vt.edu 540-231-6168
Ledlie Johnson, Meredith FNP Community Nutrition Coordinator 330 Wallace meredithledlie@vt.edu 540-231-1704
Mako, Alyssa
FNP Social Media and Marketing Strategist 330 Wallace amako@vt.edu 540-231-1218
Margheim, Lynn FNP Trainer 330 Wallace lynn85@vt.edu 540-231-4900
Meredith, Elaine FNP Project Assistant 333 Wallace elainemm@vt.edu 540-231-8304
Misyak, Sarah VCE Food Security Project 333 Wallace smisyak@vt.edu 540-231-8541
Rafie, Carlin Asst. Professor, VCE 321 Wallace crafie@vt.edu 540-231-3162
Serrano, Elena Professor, FNP Project Director 327 Wallace serrano@vt.edu 540-231-3464
Songer, Ashley FNP Project Assistant 333 Wallace ansonger@vt.edu 540-231-5042
Staples, Melanie FNP Program Coordinator 329 Wallace melaniealene@vt.edu 540-231-7556
Stevens, Judy FNP Nutrition Coordinator off campus
jstevens@vt.edu 540-432-6029