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MScFN: Internship Stream
Gain hands-on training from community experts

Bold Stories

Stephanie Wong

“The MScFN Internship Stream program has allowed me to gain exposure to diverse sectors of nutrition and dietetics and hone my research, critical appraisal and clinical skills. The opportunity to learn from many different professionals within the field has been amazing. Everyone has been extremely supportive and are with the students every step of the way.”

Stephanie Wong

 

Holly Laasanen

“As a student in the MScFN Internship Stream program, I have developed my research skills in ways I never could have imagined. I intend to use these skills to provide the best, evidence-based recommendations as a Registered Dietitian. Thanks to the brilliant and inspiring faculty I’ve had the pleasure of working with at Brescia, I am eager to pursue a life of continued learning. I couldn’t be prouder to be #BresciaBold.”

Holly Laasanen

 

Holly

“The MScFN Internship Stream program has been a wonderful experience so far. The professors, coordinators, and preceptors are incredibly supportive. They inspire me to become the best leader I can be in the dietetic profession.”

Holly Schaafsma 
Madelyn Morgan

“The MScFN internship stream program was the perfect combination of graduate studies, research and hands-on experience. The faculty and staff are incredible and always there to provide support. My favourite part of the program was the opportunity to gain experience in various community, clinical and food service placements, which helped me to determine the area of dietetics I am most passionate about.”

Madelyn Morgan 
Felicia Hrvatin

“My favourite part about the MScFN program was the variety of practicum placements I experienced. They helped me determine the area of dietetics I enjoy most, while giving me the opportunity to expand my network across the country. I felt well-supported by my professors, research advisor, coordinators, and preceptors throughout the program, all of whom helped me develop a unique skillset and made me feel ready and excited to enter the workforce as a Registered Dietitian!”

Felicia Hrvatin 

Key Contacts

  • Stephanie Turnbull

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Graduate Program Coordinator

    sturnbu6@uwo.ca
    Tel: 519.432.8353 x28047
    Office: Ursuline Hall 110

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    Lesley Macaskill

    Dietetic Education Coordinator

    lmacaski@uwo.ca
    Tel: 519.432.8353 x28065
    Office: Ursuline Hall 109

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    Joy Hoard

    Dietetic Education Coordinator

    jhoard@uwo.ca 
    Tel: 519.432.8353 x28154
    Office: Ursuline Hall 107

  • Kathy MacKay

    Kathy MacKay

    Dietetic Education Coordinator

    kmacka22@uwo.ca
    Tel: 519.432.8353 x28257
    Office: Ursuline Hall 107

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