Kareemah Parker Receives “Outstanding Dietetic Student Award”
Immaculata University student Kareemah Parker ’15 of Philadelphia, PA (19121), was awarded the 2015 Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics “Outstanding Dietetics Student Award for the Didactic Program” category. Parker is a Dietetics major and president of the Immaculata Student Dietetic Association. As an active member of the Immaculata campus community, Parker serves as a Student Ambassador and vice president of Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society.
Upon receiving notification of the Award, Parker commented that “It has been such an honor to be the recipient of this prestigious award. It is great to be recognized by the many professionals working in nutrition and dietetics. Receiving this award showed me that hard work and determination really pays off.”
After graduation this August, Parker’s career goals include completing a dietetic internship at Meredith College along with taking graduate-level courses. After completing her internship and earning her credential as a Registered Dietitian (RD), Parker would like to pursue a master’s degree in Public Health – hoping to eventually work in the field of maternal and child health.
The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is the advocate of the dietetics profession serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health and well-being.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, comprehensive, coeducational institution of higher education, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.