SFA Faculty Listing

Timothy Bowden, Aquaculture
Stephanie Burnett, Horticulture
Beth Calder, Food Science
Lily Calderwood, Horticulture
Mary Ellen Camire, Food Science
Robert Causey, Animal Science
Susan Erich, Plant and Soil Chemistry
Eric Gallandt, Weed Ecology
Charlene Gray, Horticulture
Jianjun (Jay) Hao, Plant Pathology
Mark Hutton, Vegetable Crops
Pauline Kamath, Animal Health
Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, Clinical Nutrition
Anne Lichtenwalner, Animal Science
Robson Machado, Food Science
Ellen Mallory, Sustainable Agriculture
David Marcinkowski, Animal Science
Jade McNamara, Human Nutrition
Eileen Molloy, Human Nutrition
Renae Moran, Pomology
Angela Myracle, Human Nutrition
Balu Nayak, Food Science
Tsutomu Ohno, Soil Chemistry
Brian Perkins, Food Science
Jennifer Perry, Food Microbiology
Bryan Peterson, Horticulture
Greg Porter, Crop Ecology
Juan Romero, Animal Nutrition
Denise Skonberg, Food Science
Susan Sullivan, Human Nutrition
Mona Therrien, Human Nutrition
Matthew Wallhead, Horticulture
James Weber, Animal Science
Adrienne White, Professor Emertia
David Yarborough, Horticulture
Kate Yerxa, Human Nutrition

Mona Therrien DCN, RD, LD

Dietetic Internship Program Director and Lecturer Therrien

Degree: DCN 2013, Rutgers University
Phone: 207.581.3130
Email: mona.therrien@maine.edu
Location: 120 Hitchner Hall

Professional Interests: Nutrition and aging, nutrition-focused physical examination, program evaluation, nutrition and food science education techniques and innovations, nutrition in chronic kidney disease.

Teaching: FSN 101 Introduction to Food and Nutrition, FSN 270 World Food and Culture, FSN 506 Nutritional Assessment, FSN 540 Advanced Clinical Topics,  FSN 650 Dietetic Internship Orientation and Application I, FSN 651 Dietetic Internship Orientation and Application II, FSN 652 Dietetic Internship Evaluation, FSN 681 Dietetic Supervised Practice

Research:

  • Nutrition education program evaluation: youth, college-level, adults
  • Nutrition in chronic kidney disease

Recent Publications:

Therrien M, Calder B, Castonguay Z. Utilization of an accelerated Queso Fresco recipe to teach concepts of food science in a Didactic Program in Dietetics. J of Food Sc Ed. Accepted for publication 10/25/17.

Therrien M, Byham-Gray L, Beto J. A review of dietary intake studies in maintenance dialysis patients. J Ren Nutr. 2015; 25(4): 329-338.

Therrien M, Byham-Gray L, Denmark R, Beto J. Comparison of dietary intake among women on maintenance dialysis to a Women’s Health Initiative cohort: results from the NKF-CRN Second National Research Question Collaborative Study. J Ren Nutr. 2014; 24(2): 70-80.

Therrien M. Utilizing the nutrition care process and nutrition-focused physical exam in the care of the medically complex patient on hemodialysis. Renal Nutrition Forum. 2013; 32(1): 1-8.

Therrien M. Malnutrition in a maintenance hemodialysis patient is improved with intradialytic parenteral nutrition (IDPN): A case study. Renal Nutrition Forum. 2011. 30(1): 1-8.

Soucy M. The impact of alternative medicine therapies on the nutrition and well-being of the chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 5 patient. Renal Nutrition Forum. 2008. 27(2): 1-7.