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Cynthia DiMarco
Wednesday, 08 June 2016
Congratulations to Cynthia DiMarco for receiving the Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition with the Summa cum Laude designation. Cynthia also earned a Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina and completed a Community/Public Health Nutrition...
Amy Robison (Gernaat)
Sunday, 05 June 2016
Amy Robison (Gernaat) is to be congratulated for earning the Nutrition Consultant certificate, Summa cum Laude after completing the Wise Traditions Nutrition certificate program. Amy has a certification in traditional foods cooking and teaching through Simply Being Well and is a co-chapter leader...
Kyra Bramble
Saturday, 28 May 2016
Kyra Bramble is a health food ninja. Plant-based chef, wild crafter, holistic nutritionist in training, and all around lover of all things edible. She sees food as a way to share her soul with the world as she believes that through food we learn about science, history, spirituality, and our own...
LuAnn Jones
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Congratulations to LuAnn Jones for receiving her Nutrition Consultant certificate, Magna cum Laude. LuAnn's interest in alternative health modalities was peaked at an early age. With a strong foundation in healthy eating, inspired by her parents, she learned to rely on her body’s instinctual...
Andie Kolbeck
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Andie Kolbeck received her Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition degree, Summa cum Laude. Andie also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health from the University of Washington and has completed a two-year program at the California School of Herbal Studies. She has...

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  • Attention advanced students, graduates and health professionals! Join Hawthorn Faculty Member Bianca Garilli, ND on July 5th at 4 pm (Pacific) on Using Nutrition in Clinical Practice:  Approaches and Outcomes. This Hawthorn webinar presents multiple case studies from Dr. Garilli’s practice including childhood ADHD, cardiovascular disease, and immune system support cases.  She will...

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  • My thesis project helped me to develop my niche before I graduated. I came away from Hawthorn with a well rounded education prepared to help others in their journey towards wellness.
    Marjie Andrejciw // MSHN Graduate
  • Hawthorn University provided such a valuable education and experience! Coming from a background in dietetics, the information was reliable, credible, and most importantly understandable and applicable!
    Lisa Booth // MSHN Graduate
  • Hawthorn provided me with valuable skills to follow my passion...My degree also gave credibility in holistic nutrition that has been the foundation for launching my career.
    Wendy Borden // MSHN Graduate
  • My education at Hawthorn was very inspiring, resourceful and helped me prepare for my own Nutrition Consulting business.
    Katherine Carter // NC Graduate
  • I was very impressed with the curriculum, teaching staff, and support Hawthorn provided. This is truly a group of very dedicated and knowledgeable health and nutrition professionals.
    Amanda Codd // MSHN Graduate
  • Hawthorn University has opened doors for me. That people look to me for answers and recommendations is immensely gratifying. The coursework is insightful, challenging and far-reaching.
    Patricia A. Curley // MSHN Graduate
  • The knowledge I gained studying at Hawthorn...proves invaluable in my job on a daily basis.
    Denis Faye // MSHN Graduate
  • What I appreciated the most at Hawthorn was the connection I had with my instructors and supporting faculty...I feel more confident as a professional in my field and realize the potential of what I can still accomplish as a Holistic Nutrition Educator.
    Andrea Hill // MHNE Graduate
  • I am very impressed with the University’s commitment to incorporating real food into the science of nutrition. I felt the curriculum was extremely applicable to what I would take into the outside world.
    Rebecca Katz // MHNE Graduate
  • The education I received at Hawthorn has touched every part of my life, personally and professionally...I respect and admire each instructor, student, and graduate of Hawthorn for sharing this passion.
    Christina Mace // MHNE Graduate
  • My educational experience at Hawthorn was marked with fulfillment and reward...The Hawthorn experience will always be one of my lifetime joys. I remain with deep gratitude.
    W. Philip McDonald // MSHN Graduate
  • I had a wonderful experience at Hawthorn. My the course work was relevant, and very useful. I feel that I learned a great deal, and the program prepared me for working as a nutrition consultant.
    Julie Murray // MSHN Graduate
  • Each time I meet with a client for either Nutrition or Fitness Consulting I draw on my education as a student of Hawthorn University...I have never ever regretted the investment I made in myself by applying to Hawthorn University.
    Julie F. Richards // MSHN Graduate
  • I feel grateful for the education I received at Hawthorn, for my special instructor, Heidi Snyder, for the loving support I received all along the way, and for the learning opportunity to make a difference in the world.
    Krystle Shapiro // MSHN Graduate
  • I have thoroughly enjoyed my Hawthorn experience and education. I have learned so much and now have the tools to create a beautiful career of my dreams.
    Jennifer Sullivan // MSHN Graduate
  • Hawthorn's education program was flexible, not expensive and worthwhile. It has allowed me to pursue a different career direction, which otherwise could never have happened. Looking back, I'd do it all over again.
    Josiah Vencel // MSHN Graduate
  • The field of nutrition is fascinating indeed!! Hawthorn's program has opened a whole new world that enables me to dive into. The most important is being able to apply this material in one's personal life.
    Scott Watters // MSHN Graduate