Erika Ireland is a Registered Dietitian / Nutritionist (RDN), Certified Diabetes Educator
(CDE), and an academic university level professor; with over 18 years of professional
service to the dietetics and nutrition industry. She holds an advanced degree in public
health with an emphasis on health policy and administration. She holds a deep knowledge
of education, clinical dietetics, research, and current trends. In March 2017, she
was nominated and awarded national level recognition status, jointly from the Academy
of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and the Nutrition and Dietetics Educators and Preceptors
(NDEP), as an "Outstanding Educator - Western Region" from nominees in eight states
(AK, CA, MT, OR, WY, ID, HI, WA) . She currently maintains program duties of coordinating
the post-baccalaureate certificate of advanced study – dietetic internship program
and full teaching load which includes responsibility for teaching nutrition and health,
elementary nutrition, nutrition through the lifecycle, sports nutrition and advanced
counseling courses, in addition to managing 18 affiliate organizations/preceptors
that her dietetic interns complete 1,200 supervised practice hours.
Diabetes, Human Lactation; continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) and continuous
glucose monitoring (CGM).