Members Highlights is proud to present our next Highlighted Member
Yolanda Jackson graduated from the University of Kentucky earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics in 2008 and a Master of Science degree in Dietetics Administration in 2012. Her work in the clinical setting includes both rehabilitation and acute care experiences. In the acute care setting, Yolanda worked with patients in ICU, telemetry, orthopedics, wound care, and cardiopulmonary rehab. After working as Clinical Dietitian at a local community hospital for roughly four years, Yolanda joined the department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at the University of Kentucky in 2016 as a Lecturer. In her current role, she serves as the Student Dietetic and Nutrition Association faculty advisor, Ghana Study Tour program director and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses.
In KAND, Yolanda currently serves on the nominating committee. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats! One of my favorite quotes to live by is “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel” -Maya Angelou