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Denice Hynd, RD,MPH

About Denice

Denice Hynd began here nutrition career at The University of California San Diego (UCSD) Moore’s Cancer Center where she focused her work on nutrition-based epidemiological studies on reducing the recurrence of breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers. Her career has also included providing evidenced-based nutrition interventions in the treatment of residential and outpatient eating disorders, cardiac rehab, preventing Type 2 diabetes, and weight management.

As a consultant, Denice lends her time developing virtual health nutrition-based platforms, as well as auditing inmate menus for corrections, and assisted living facilities.

Denice earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Foods and Nutrition from San Diego State University, a Graduate Certificate in Dietetics from Iowa State University, a Master of Public Health from South Dakota State University, and a Graduate Certificate in Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention from South Dakota State University. Additionally, Denice is a certified Spanish language medical interpreter.

As a volunteer, Denice sits on the little league board, and writes articles for the Parkinson’s Support Center of Northern Nevada.

For fun, she enjoys reading, gardening, paddle boarding with her two sons, and house projects with her husband.

  • College
  • Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition San Diego State University
    San Diego, CA
  • Master of Public Health South Dakota State University
    Brookings, SD
  • Advanced Training/Certifications
  • Graduate Certificate in Dietetics Iowa State University
    Ames, IA
  • Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention South Dakota State University
    Brookings, SD