Debra Sheats, MPH, RDN, LD, FAND

Assistant Professor

651-690-6671

dbsheats@stkate.edu

Master of Public Health, Public Health Nutrition
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1977

Dietetic Internship
University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Minnesota, 1976

Bachelor of Arts, Food and Nutrition - Dietetics
College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1975

College of St. Catherine. (2008). Finalist, Faculty Teaching and Advising Award

Twin Cities District Dietetic Association (TCDDA). (2000). Most Valuable Player, for serving as the TCDDA Clinical Nutrition Manual Editor

St. Catherine University Dietetic Program Curriculum Revision Project (2013).

Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University (formerly College of St. Catherine), 1999–Present

Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics, St. Catherine University, 2011–Present

Department Chair, St. Catherine University, 2006–2012

Adjunct Faculty, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MNSCU), 1999–2000

Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Stout, 1996–1999

Adjunct Faculty, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MNSCU), 1994–1996

Director, Dietetic Technician Program, Lakewood Community College/Northeast Metro Technical College, 1990–1994

Adjunct faculty, Lakewood Community College and Normandale Community College, 1990

Assistant Manager, Sandoz Nutrition, 1988–1990

Director, Dietetic Technician Program, Lakewood Community College/Northeast Metro Technical College, 1987–1988

Assistant Professor and Director, Dietetic Program, College of St. Scholastica, 1980–1987

Public Health Nutritionist II, St. Paul/Ramsey County Nutrition Program, 1977–1980

Sheats, D. (2014). "Fewer US Consumers Drinking Milk." Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

Sheats, D. (2014). "Food Makers are Pushing Protein." Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

Sheats, D. (2001). "Magazine Interview." Pregnancy Magazine

Sheats, D. (2000). Article Contributor. "Graduate students exam TV ads for food."

Sheats, D. (2014). "Diabetes- Medical Nutrition Therapy and Exercise." St. Catherine UniversityPhysician Assistant Program

Sheats, D. (2014). "Why Are We Drinking Less Milk?" WCCO- TV Interview- Good Question

Sheats, D. (2013). "How Long Is It Safe to Keep Leftovers?" WCCO- TV Interview- Good Question

Sheats, D. & Erickson, A. (2013). "What You Need to Know Now About our Licensure: Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 148 Public Health Occupations, Licensing Dietitians and Nutritionists." Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Webinar

Sheats, D. (2013). "Portion Control." St. Catherine University Peer Counselors Meeting

Sheats, D. (2013). "Gluten Free Diets." St. Catherine University Opening Faculty/Staff Workshop

Sheats, D. (2013). "Why Don't We Eat as Much When it is Hot Out?" WCCO- TV Interview- Good Question

Sheats, D. (2013). "Healthy Weight." EXSS 1100 Nutrition and EXSS Convocation

Sheats, D. (2012). "Nutrition 101." EXSS 1100 - Nutrition and EXSS Convocation

Sheats, D. (2012). "Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease." 3M Employees

Sheats, D. (2012). "Nutrition Basics." EXSS 1030- Health, Fitness and Lifestyle Issues

Sheats, D. (2012). "Careers in Nutrition and Dietetics." Career Development Workshop- Alternative Health Care Careers

Sheats, D. (2012). "Healthy Eating for College Students." St. Catherine University Peer Counselors Meeting

Sheats, D. (2012). "Food Safety Myths." KARE 11- Live Interview with Diana Pierce

Sheats, D. (2011). "Healthy Meals on a Dime." St. Catherine University Money Matters Workshop

Sheats, D. (2011). "Nutrition Basics, Antioxidants-Zinc." St. Catherine University Opening Faculty/Staff Workshop