Rosa K. Hand, MS, RDN, LD, FAND
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Rosa K Hand is a registered dietitian nutritionist and instructor in the Department of Nutrition. Prior to joining the CWRU faculty, Rosa was director of the Dietetics Practice Based Research Network at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for 5 years. Her work has led to 40 publications and 50 abstracts in journals such as Journal of Renal Nutrition, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, and Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her research interests include malnutrition screening and diagnosis, renal nutrition, and the relationship between dietitian staffing levels and patient outcomes. She is passionate about engaging students and other registered dietitian nutritionists in the research process. Rosa is a proud CWRU alumna: she earned her BS and MS in Nutrition here and is currently a PhD candidate in Clinical and Translational Science. Rosa serves on the Journal of Renal Nutrition Editorial Board and on the Awards and Recognition Committee of the Greater Cleveland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Rosa was selected as 2015 Ohio Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year.