Maureen Dunne-Touhey, MS, RDN, LDN

Director; Dietetic Internship
FullTime Faculty


Maureen Dunne-Touhey received her bachelor's degree and master's degree in Family and Consumer Studies from Herbert H. Lehman College of City University of New York.

Professional Memberships

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN)
Pennsylvania Licensed Dietitian and Nutrition Professional (LDN)
Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Active Member
NorthEast Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Active Member

Academy Practice Groups:

  • Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP) and
  • Clinical Nutrition Management


Professional Involvement

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) - Peer Program Reviewer 2009 - 2012

PA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formally PADA) 

  • 1998 - PADA AME Registration Committee Member
  • 2012 PADA AME Planning Committee Co-Chair
  • 2015 PA Academy AME Hospitality and Volunteer Chair

NorthEast PA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics  (formally NEDA)
Nominating, Awards & Scholarship Chair-elect: 2000-2001, 2002-2003,
Nominating, Awards & Scholarship Chair : 2001-2002, 2003 - 2004
President-elect: 2004 -2006
President - 2006-2007
Past President, NEPAND Website Coordinator - 2007- present


Community Involvement - 

  • Quality Assurance Committee Member - Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc.: 2001- 2015
  • Board Member - The Ethics Institute of Northeast Pennsylvania: 2002
  • CEO's Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank  - Advisory Council: 2014


Awards & Honors

Nominated for Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award - 2000 & 2008
Northeast Dietetic Association - recipient of 2009 Anita Owen Award

Professional Experience

Marywood University, Scranton, PA

Dietetic Internship 
Clinical Coordinator 1993 - present
Program Director 2001 - present
Coordinated Program Director; 2006-2010


Medical Nutrition Therapist
Yonkers General Hospital, Yonkers, NY

Consultant Dietitian
DeClemente Group Home (Autistic Adolescents), Bronx, NY

Geriatric Nutrition Specialist
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Montrose, NY

Assistant Food Service Director/ Patient Care
Hebrew Home for the Aged, Riverdale, Bronx, NY

Food Service Supervisor
Misericordia Hospital, Bronx, NY

Medical Nutrition Therapist
Shalom Nursing Home, Mount Vernon, NY