Undergraduate Contact Information

Undergraduate Advisers

Brenda Eissenstat, MS, RD, undergraduate adviser is available to answer any questions you have regarding the majors in the Nutritional Sciences Department. You are encouraged to contact them if you:

  • Are a current, prospective or transfer student and have questions about the courses you should take and the dietetics, applied sciences, and basic sciences options
  • If you have questions about courses that will transfer to Penn State
  • How to apply to the major
  • Graduation criteria for the Applied Sciences option, Basic Sciences option, and Dietetics option
  • Other questions about the Applied Sciences option, Basic Sciences option, Dietetics option and Nutrition Minor

Dietetics Program (DPD) Director

If you have questions about how to obtain a Verification Statement or how to apply to take the Dietetic Technician Registration (DTR) exam, contact:

Mary Dean Coleman-Kelly, PhD, RD

127 Chandlee Lab
University Park, PA 16802

814-865-2138

mdc15@psu.edu

Professor in Charge of the Undergraduate Program

If there are any concerns that are not able to be resolved by talking with your undergraduate advisor or professor, contact:

Mary Dean Coleman-Kelly, PhD, RD

127 Chandlee Lab
University Park, PA 16802

814-865-2138

mdc15@psu.edu