Amanda Newell

Assistant Professor & Dietetic Internship Director

Bradley Hall 21
(309) 677-3736
anewell@bradley.edu

B.S. Dietetics, Western Illinois University
M.S. Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois
Dietetic Internship, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Ph.D. (in progress) Higher Education Administration, Illinois State University

Biography

Amanda is a registered dietitian and licensed dietitian/nutritionist (RD, LDN). Prior to coming to Bradley, Amanda worked as a clinical dietitian at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. During graduate school she was a research assistant at the University of Illinois where her thesis focused on the chemopreventitive potential of various herbal teas.

Teaching

Amanda teaches general courses for all FCS students as well as required nutrition courses.

Scholarship

Some of her nutritional interests include the links among diet, lifestyle and health, as well as functional foods and their role in the prevention of various diseases.

Service

Currently, Amanda serves as one of the Public Policy Coordinators for the Illinois Dietetic Association, as well as the public policy representative for the Central Illinois Dietetic Association.