Faculty & Staff

Doctor Kathy Stanczyk, Director for Nutrition ,Dietetics, and Food Management
Kathy Stanczyk, PhD, RD, LD
Program Director & Graduate Coordinator
204 North Applied Science
kstanczyk@murraystate.edu
Office - 270.809.3388
Fax - 270.809.6950
about Kathy

Education

PhD in Post Secondary and Adult Education
MS in Family and Consumer Sciences, Dietetics
BS in Biological Sciences

Courses taught at Murray State

NTN 303 - Research Concepts in Foods and Nutrition
NTN 330/630 - Nutrient Metabolism
NTN 333/633 - Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
NTN 350 - Nutrition Counseling and Education
NTN 440 - MNT I
NTN 445/645 - Pathophysiology for Nutrition-Related Diseases
NTN 450 - MNT II
NTN 460 - Medical Nutrition Therapy III
NTN 610 - Research and Writing for Nutrition Professionals
NTN 656 - Nutrition Research Literature Review
NTN 660 - Research Project in Nutrition I
NTN 661 - Research Project in Nutrition II

Certification and Licensure

Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian with the Kentucky State Board of Licensure

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State

Didactic Program Director at the University of Tennessee at Martin
Nutrition Support Specialist at St. Joseph Mercy Health System in Ann Arbor, MI
Clinical Dietitian at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, MI
Clinical Dietitian at Lutheran Medical Center in St. Louis, MO

Research Focus

Critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills in dietetics students
Problem-based learning
Integrative learning

Professional Organizations

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Western District of the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

 
Doctor Lori Crouch, Professor for Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Management
Lori Crouch, MS, RD, LD

Director of Dietetic Internship (DI)
203 North Applied Science
lcrouch1@murraystate.edu
Office - 270.809.3964
Fax - 270.809.6950
about Lori

Education

MS in Dietetics from Murray State University
BS in Dietetics from the University of Kentucky

Courses Taught at Murray State

Clinical Instructor with the Dietetic Internship Program
NTN 200 Introduction to the Profession
NTN 231 Principles of Food Science and Preparation 
NTN 499 Senior Seminar

Certification and Licensure​

Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian with the Kentucky State Board of Licensure

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State

Consulting Clinical Dietitian, Murray, Kentucky. 1988 to 2000.
Clinical Dietitian, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. 1985 to 1988.

Professional Organizations

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Western District of the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
 
Mrs. Josie Bryant
Josie Bryant, MS, RD, LD
Director of Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)
202 North Applied Science
jbryant27@murraystate.edu
Office - 270.809.3152
Fax - 270.809.6950
about Josie

Education:

MS in Family & Consumer Sciences, Eastern Illinois University
BS in Family & Consumer Sciences, Dietetics Option Eastern Illinois University
 

Courses Taught at Murray State:

NTN 230 Nutrition
NTN 374 Food Service Management Practicum
NTN 412 Community Nutrition & Health
NTN 422 Meal Management
NTN 434 Clinical Dietetics Practicum
NTN 440 Medical Nutrition Therapy I
NTN 480 Special Problems 
NTN 499 Senior Seminar
 

Certification and Licensure​:

Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian with the Kentucky State Board of Licensure
 

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

Instructor, Didactic Program Director Eastern Illinois University
Cook, Early Childhood Center
Clinical Dietitian, Nutrition Support Team, University of Kentucky
Clinical Dietitian, Good Samaritan Hospital
Clinical Dietitian, Lourdes Hospital
Consulting Dietitian, Long-Term Care Facility
 

Professional Organizations:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Western District of the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics