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Christopher Comstock

Chris Comstock

Title

Instructor

Office Building

Wagner Hall

Office

445

Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 445
Health & Nutritional Sciences-Box 2275A
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Biography

Mr. Comstock teaches undergraduate courses which include Food, People, and the Environment (NUTR 111), Survey of Nutrition (NUTR 221), Human Nutrition (NUTR 315 and NUTR 315D), Assessment and Counseling Skills in Nutrition (NUTR 322 and NUTR 322L), Medical Nutrition Therapy I (NUTR 423 and NUTR 423L), Medical Nutrition Therapy II (NUTR 425 and NUTR 425L), Transition to the Professional World (NUTR 487), and Nutrition Practicum (NUTR 495). Mr. Comstock also serves as the Co-Advisor for the Nutrition and Health Sciences Club.

Education

2015: Master of Science (M.S.), Nutrition, Food Science, and Exercise Science - South Dakota State University
Master's Thesis: Mind Over Matter: Physical Activity of Adolescents in Rural Communities.
Advisor: Dr. Kendra Kattelmann

2014: Registered Dietitian (RD) and Licensed Nutritionist (LN)

2014: Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental & Related Disabilities (LEND) Nutrition Trainee - University of South Dakota Medical School

2013: Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Nutrition and Dietetics - South Dakota State University

2010: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Biology, Minor in Chemistry - Concordia College

Academic Responsibilities

EHS 109: First Year Seminar
NUTR 111: Food, People, and the Environment
NUTR 221: Survey of Nutrition
NUTR 315/315D: Human Nutrition
NUTR 322/322L: Assessment and Counseling Skills in Nutrition
NUTR 423/423L: Medical Nutrition Therapy I
NUTR 425/425L: Medical Nutrition Therapy II
NUTR 487: Transition to the Professional World
NUTR 495: Nutrition Practicum

Specialty Area

  • Nutrition
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Sustainability

Professional Memberships

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
Thirty and Under in Nutrition and Dietetics (TUND)
South Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (SDAND)

Work Experience

2015 - Present: Instructor, Health and Nutritional Sciences Department, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

2014 - 2015: Graduate Teaching Assistant: FRUVED Project/NFS 492 - Social Marketing and Environmental Intervention (SMEI) Course
Health and Nutritional Sciences Department, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

2013 - 2015: Graduate Research Assistant
Health and Nutritional Sciences Department, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

2013 - 2015: Graduate Research Coordinator: IGNITE Project
Health and Nutritional Sciences Department, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

2013-2014: Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental & Related Disabilities (LEND) Nutrition Trainee
University of South Dakota Medical School/Center for Disabilities, Sioux Falls, SD

2013 - 2014: Dietetic Intern
University of South Dakota Medical School/Center for Disabilities, Sioux Falls, SD

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