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
    • 2014-2016 Nominating Committee - NorthEast; 2016 - 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 and  NE PA Academy Website Coordinator - 2007- 2015

     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