Palinski nominated for ‘Young Dietitian of the Year'

| 22 Feb 2012 | 08:24

VERNON — Registered dietitian Erin Palinski has been nominated by the faculty at the College of Saint Elizabeth to be “Young Dietitian of the Year.” Palinski, who has a private practice, created and published two weight management programs, launched a Web-based business for health professionals and is a public speaker and media consultant on various wellness and nutrition topics. She received a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Virginia Tech. She then completed the supervised practice in dietetics through the College of Saint Elizabeth. She is a certified specialist in both childhood and adolescent weight management as well as a certified specialist in adult weight management. Palinski is the author of the “Healthy ‘n Fit Weight Management Program,” a structured weight management program for children and teens, used by dietitians and hospitals nationwide; and the “Healthy Resolutions Weight Management Program,” a weight management program for adults. Palinski also founded to provide educational materials to nutrition professionals working in outpatient, clinical, and community settings. Her private practice, Vernon Nutrition Center, has been in business for five years and provides individual counseling for children and adults. For more information, visit