Title: MS, RD, LDN
Degrees: BS, Georgetown University; MS, Boston University
Kristen Pufahl works as a Registered Dietitian in the Nutrition Services program at Jewish Family & Children’s Service in Waltham, Massachusetts. She develops nutrition programs, provides individual nutrition counseling, and educates staff, clients, and the community about healthy eating practices. She has also worked as a teaching fellow at Boston University, a high school nutrition teacher, an inpatient dietitian at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, an outpatient dietitian at Children’s Hospital, and a private practice nutrition consultant.
Professor Pufahl received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University, after which she worked in the information technology consulting field. She received her Master of Science in Nutrition degree from Boston University’s Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and completed her dietetic internship at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was recently awarded the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Nutrition Fellowship in the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston.
Professor Pufahl is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the Massachusetts Dietetic Association.
Interview with BU Today: http://www.bu.edu/today/unknown-section/2007/09/16/sar-grad-student-honored
Advice for New Students: This course will teach students how choosing nourishing foods and living an active lifestyle can improve health. I hope that students find the course informative not only for their future careers as health professionals, but also in their own lives.