Jessica Bodzio, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Faculty, DPD Director
jbodzio@marywood.edu
570-340-6079
Full Time

Classes Taught

Courses Taught

  • ND 101 B        Contemporary Nutrition Topics and Skills
  • ND 103L         Basic Foods Lab
  • ND 112           Nutrition I
  • ND 203           Food Science
  • ND 203L         Food Science Lab
  • ND 213           Nutrition II/Honors Nutrition II
  • ND 300           Theory of Medical Nutrition Therapy I
  • ND 301 A        Food Service Management Theory
  • ND 331           Sports Nutrition
  • ND 400           Preparation For Professional Practice
  • ND/NSG 499    Interdisciplinary Education, Assessment and Service in Haiti
  • ND 504           Nutrition and Gerontology
  • ND 508           Recent Trends in Food Systems Management
  • ND 582           Advanced Vitamins and Minerals
  • PA 351           Basic Medical Sciences-Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • PA 551           Basic Medical Sciences-Medical Nutrition Therapy

Presentations

Christaldi, J. and Bodzio, J.R. (2013) Developing cultural competence in future dietitians: A Haitian medical mission and service-learning nutrition course. Poster Session, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. Houston, TX. Poster.

Korb, D., Bodzio, J.R., Harrison, L. and Golden, M. (2013) Price analysis of Maid Rite formed pureed products versus facility made pureed foods. Poster Session, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. Houston, TX. Poster

Bodzio, JR. (2013) The Development of a Spanish Emphasis Curriculum Option Within the DPD to Develop Culturally Competent Registered Dietitians. Nutrition and Dietetic Educators of Preceptors (NDEP) Areas 6 & 7 Meeting. Charlottesville, VA. Presentation.

Bodzio, J.R. (2012) The evolution of the education in the field of nutrition and dietetics in the US: A case report. International Conference: Nutrition and Health. Riga, Latvia. Presentation.

Bodzio, J. (2010) Marywood Wellness Toolkit. Healthy Children, Healthy Schools Presented by the Northeast Childhood Wellness Team. Presentation.

Bodzio, J.R. Wellness Toolkit: Curriculum Guide to Promote Healthy Lifestyles for Grades 5-8. Presentation at NEIU’s Healthy Schools, Healthy Children Annual Conference, November 03, 2010, Scranton, PA.


Education

Jessica Rae Bodzio earned her bachelor’s in Nutrition and Dietetics through the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at Marywood University in 1997.  She later earned her master’s degree in Sports Nutrition and Exercise Science in 2010 from Marywood University. 

Professional Memberships

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Northeast Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Past Nominating Chair- Elect
Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP)
Other Dietetics Practice Groups

Professional Experience

Clinical Instructor
Marywood University

Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) Director-Traditional and Spanish Emphasis Option
Marywood University

Director of Nutrition and Wellness Track
Marywood University

Preceptor for CP and DI Students
Marywood University

Preceptor for Certified Dietary Manager Course
Florida State University

Clinical Dietitian
Health Care Services Group at Julia Ribaudo
Belle Reve Care Center
The Wood Company at Valley View Nursing Center
Adams Manor

Food Service Director
Health Care Services Group at Julia Ribaudo
Belle Reve Care Center
Adams Manor

Consultant Dietitian
Health Care Services Group at various Long Term Care Facilities in NEPA
The Wood Company at HCR Manor Care

Professional Contributions

BOOK CHAPTERS

Bodzio, J.R. and Harrison, L. (2013). Nutritional Considerations for the Older Adult Population. In McDonnell, A.E. (Ed.), Managing Geriatric Health Services (pp. 99-105). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Arscott, K.E. (2013). Case Studies. In McDonnell, A.E. (Ed.), Managing Geriatric Health Services (pp. 369-397). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Provided the Registered Dietitian perspective.

CURRICULUM GUIDE

Bodzio , J.R., et al. (2010) Wellness Toolkit: Curriculum Guide to Promote Healthy Lifestyles for  Grades 5-8. A comprehensive manual for educators of students in grades five through eight that incorporates and promotes the concepts of safe food handling and preparation, nourishing food choices, diverse physical activity, healthy weight and balanced emotional status.

MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION

Christaldi, J. and Bodzio, J.R. (2013) Developing cultural competence in future dietitians through service learning: A Haitian medical mission and nutrition course.

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

Christaldi, J. and Bodzio, J.R. (2013) Developing cultural competence in future dietitians: A Haitian medical mission and service-learning nutrition course. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 113 (9) A18. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2013.06.048

Korb, D., Bodzio, J.R., Harrison, L. and Golden, M. (2013) Price analysis of Maid Rite formed pureed products versus facility made pureed foods. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 113 (9) A53.doi:10.1016/j.jand.2013.06.184

Bodzio, J.R. and Christaldi, J. (2012) The evolution of the education in the field of nutrition and dietetics in the US: A case report. International Conference “Nutrition and Health” Book of Abstracts, 25.

GRANTS

Marywood Planning and Advisory Committee (MPAC) grant with faculty in PA and nursing. A grant provided to continue global initiatives for faculty members to fund interdisciplinary (nutrition, nursing and physician assistant) service learning trips to Haiti and Guatemala. The award is for $35,000 for three years.