Kay Stearns Bruening '79, of Skaneateles, NY, has been appointed department
chair in nutrition and hospitality management in the College of Human
Services and Health Professions (HSHP) at Syracuse University.
A registered dietitian, Bruening's research relates to outcomes
assessment and child nutrition. She serves as a consultant to the New
York State Department of Health on the Team Nutrition Training Grant,
which will promote physical activity and nutrition in participating
after school programs.
Bruening earned her bachelor's degree in biology from St. Lawrence, a master's
degree in human nutrition from Syracuse
University and the Ph.D. in clinical nutrition from New York University. At
St. Lawrence, she was a member of the biology honorary Beta Beta Beta, a
Faculty Scholar and a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Posted: October 20, 2005