Educational Background:

Capella University, MN - PhD in Education, online learning

New York University, NY - Master of Public Health

New York University, NY - BS in Nutrition and Dietetics

Mayo Medical Center - Registered Dietitian


Registered Dietitian

Certified Dietitian Nutritionist

ServSafe(R) Instructor and Proctor

Professional Background:


Adjunct Assistant Professor - The City University of New York

Medical Nutrition Therapy and Food Safety Consultant-

Learn Nutrition


Adjunct Assistant Professor- Touro College

Senior Lead Instructor - Art Institute of New York City

Adjunct Lecturer – The City University of New York

Pediatric Consultant - Early Intervention Program

Clinical Dietitian, Food Service Manager and In-Service Coordinator - Health Care

Areas of Expertise
  • Food safety and sanitation Servsafe (R)-

    The purpose of this web site is to prepare for the ServSafe(R) certification exam. This web site is and contains:

    • Lecture
    • Review
    • Practice Test 1 with Answer Keys
    • Practice Test 2
    • Practice Test 3
    • 40 online activities that provide immediate feedback.
  • Visual information for diabetes diet is a comprehensive and interactive educational web-based multimedia instruction that is concise and straight to the point including short text, vibrant photos, interesting nutritional facts, cooking tips, food safety tips, quizzes and a sample 3 day menu. The purpose of this multimedia project is for consumers to learn about nutritional and delicious food choices that promote healthy eating habits, management of diabetes and quality of life. This multimedia instruction can also be used for customers who want to improve eating habits, lose weight, promote heart health, or just learn about nutrition. Contact Svetlana if you are interested in obtaining this educational material.
  • Picky eaters is an e-book that provides guidelines for mothers to improve their children's consumption of food. It is essential for children to have adequate nutrition early in life in order to promote healthy growth, physical and mental development. Svetlana had worked as a Nutritionist for Early Intervention Program assessing children from ages 0-3 and consulting parents of picky eaters. This work had inspired her to write the book. The book includes guidelines for promoting a child's intake of food, recipes and sanitation tips. Contact Svetlana if you are interested in obtaining this book.
  • Introduction to Nutrition is a web-based course that includes Chapters on introduction to nutrition, carbohydrates, fats, lipids, vitamins, minerals, water, and weight management. View sample of vitamins and minerals lessons. Contact Svetlana if you are interested in obtaining this educational material.


Multimedia Instruction in the Nutrition Class. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.
click here to view this book.

click here to connect to my blog where you will find wealth of information on topics of nutrition and food safety.

click here to view a short video from the lipids lesson.

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