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Emily Patten

Assistant Professor
Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science

S-231 ESC
Provo, UT 84602

Teaching Interests

Management and Leadership in Dietetics

Research Interests

Dietetics Management, Leadership, and Education


  • PhD, Human Ecology with Specialization in Dietetics Administration, Kansas State University, 2016
  • MS, Nutritional Science, Brigham Young University, 2012
  • BS, Dietetics, Brigham Young University, 2009


Academic - P-12
Child Nutrition Management Academy Cadre Trainer, Kansas State Department of Education, 2015-2016
Academic - Post-Secondary
Consultant, Institute of Child Nutrition, 2015-2015
Administrative Dietitian and Regional Educator, Intermountain Healthcare, 2011-2013Clinical Dietitian, Intermountain Healthcare, 2010-2011

Courses Taught

Winter 2019

  • NDFS 698R: Master's Project Section 005

Fall 2018

  • NDFS 290: Intro to Dietetics Section 001
  • NDFS 458: Mgmt in Dietetics Section 001
  • NDFS 698R: Master's Project Section 006

Summer 2018

  • NDFS 698R: Master's Project Section 004

Spring 2018

  • NDFS 698R: Master's Project Section 004



Stokes NM, Patten EK, Weight R. The customer experience at a dietetics student operated restaurant. Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. Chicago Illinois. 2017.

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