About Me

UMD Graduation

Posing with Testudo after graduation from University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Hi! I’m Christina (Sielbeck) Vimini, otherwise known as Chrissy, your average nutrition-loving 20-something.

A proud Terp, I graduated from University of Maryland College Park in Spring 2010 with a degree in Dietetics.  During the end of my senior year, I was matched to the University of Maryland College Park Dietetic Internship class of 2010-2011.  This internship is the only kind in the country with a focus on information technology and nutrition communications.  After a busy internship year (all documented within Mission: Dietitian) I passed the RD exam and started my career in El Paso, Texas!

Throughout my career as a Registered Dietitian, I plan to explore the various opportunities the field has to offer, ranging from clinical dietetics to one day earning a masters degree in nutrition or public health.  I would also like to integrate my nutritional knowledge into spreading information to the public via information technology, such as maintaining a web site, writing articles, blogging, and using social media.  Speaking of- check out my electronic portfolio, originally an internship project!  Additionally, as an Army wife, I have a whole new set of challenges ahead of me, especially with moving to different parts of the country every few years.

This blog, Mission: Dietitian, serves as a sort of personal experiment, as well as a way to communicate to others what goes on in the life of a dietetic intern and new dietitian.  Feel free to leave a comment or any questions!

Want to connect?  Find me on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Special thank you to Kim Sielbeck for my header and logo design.


5 responses to “About Me

  1. Glad to have found your blog! Thanks for sharing your knowledge! 🙂

  2. The link for your electronic profile is broken. I’d love to check it out if still available! =) LOOOOVE your blog by the way. A newborn and a two year old have been distracting me, but I’m slowly getting through it!

  3. I am a follower (of yours!) and would like to design a website where I can load information such as kidseatright.org, etc. What would you recommend? I have a blog, but it’s free and I use it to write about my feelings and stuff. I want something more professionally oriented. Thanks!

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