Rusnak Sarah 825x990Overview

Clinical Instructor

306K Atwell Hall
453 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Telephone: 614-293-8767
Fax: 614-293-6140

Primary Professional Areas of Interest

Clinical Research
Nutrition Informatics

Recent Publications

Turner P, Eliot K, Kent S, Rusnak S, Landers P. Level of Implementation of the Institute of Medicine Recommended Core Competencies among Dietetics Education Programs. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Nov;117(11):1709-1716. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2016.09.017. Epub 2016 Nov 5. PubMed PMID: 27825792.

Molinar LS, Childers AF, Hoggle L, Kent S, Porter H, Rusnak S. Informatics Initiatives at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Aug;117(8):1293-1301. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2017.01.029. Epub 2017 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 28385399.

Spees CK, Alwood A, Wolf KN, Rusnak S, Taylor CA. Poor Adherence to Preventive Health Care and Cancer Screening Guidelines Among Food Pantry Clients. Journal of hunger & environmental nutrition. 2016 April; 25:1-13.

Recent Presentations

Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, “Informatics Skills and Competencies – ROAR with TIGER and the Academy!” presented October 2016, Boston MA.

Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors Regional Meeting.  Best Practices in Education Panel Presenter, “Integrating Nutrition Informatics into Competencies” Chicago, IL, March 27, 2014.

Michigan Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, April 2012. Platform presenter.  “Nutrition, Information, and Technology – The Top Ten Things to Know for 2012”. 

Courses Taught

  • MEDDIET 3100: Human Nutrition and Metabolism
  • MEDDIET 4900: Nutrition Assessment
  • HSC 5900: Health Sciences Research: Interpretation and Applications


  • 2008: M.S., Foods and Nutrition. University of Georgia
  • 2006: B.S. Human Ecology, Human Nutrition & Dietetics. The Ohio State University