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Dr.  Carla S Honselman

Dr. Carla S Honselman

Associate Professor

Office: 1046 - Klehm Hall
Phone: 217-581-6676
Fax: 217-581-6090
Email: cshonselman@eiu.edu
Dr Honselman is a licensed, registered dietitian and a licensed nursing home administrator.  She has work experience in the areas of clinical, foodservice and administrative dietetics, nutrition for the elderly, hospice, and weight management.  Working as the owner and consultant of Lifespan Consulting Services in central Illinois allowed her to gain invaluable experience while working with a variety of clients in varied settings. Her current position of Assistant Professor in Dietetics in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Eastern Illinois University provides an opportunity to share these experiences with students in the undergraduate and graduate programs. 

Dr Honselman's office hours for this semester are from 8:00 to 8:50, 10:15 to 10:50, 12:40 to 1:15 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  She is also in the office on Mondays and Wednesdays if students want to drop by to see her or she is available by appointment.  Please contact her at cshonselman@eiu.edu for an appointment. 

Frequently Taught Courses

 Principles of Nutrition Education –Eastern Illinois University 2009 through 2013
 
Nutrition Therapy - Eastern Illinois University 2007 through 2013
 
Nutrition and Physical Performance - Eastern Illinois University 2007 through 2013
 
Profession of Dietetics -Eastern Illinois University 2007 through 2013
  
Advanced Human Nutrition - Eastern Illinois University 2002, 2008 through 2013
 
Community Nutrition - Eastern Illinois University 2001, 2009 through 2013

Education

Ph.D. in Community Health, Health Policy, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 2008

MS in Home Economics, Dietetics, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL 1983

BS in Home Economics, Dietetics Option, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL 1981

Professional Organizations

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 1983 to present

     Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics RD Farmer and Agriculture Committee of Experts,   
        Committee Member, 2013 - 2014

      Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Fundraising Chair Committee, Illinois               
         Chair, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

       Dietetic Educators of Practitioners Dietetic Practice Group, 2007 to present
        
      Clinical Nutrition Management Dietetic Practice Group, 2007 to present
       
      Research Dietetic Practice Group, 2009 to present
  
      Women’s Health Practice Group, 2009 to present
    
       Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group,
2009 to present

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences,2011, 2012, 2013

American Society for Nutrition, 2012, 2013

Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 1983 to present
 
     State Regulatory Specialist, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
     
      Legislative Team Member, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
     
      Public Policy Panel, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

     Health Care Reform Committee, Chair, 2010, 2011

     Illinois Public Health Association Liaison, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Eastern Illinois Dietetic Association, 2008 to present
 
      Government/Public Affairs Chair, 2009 to 2013

Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
 
      Leadership Council, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
      
      Steering Committee, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
      
      Healthy Worksite Workgroup Co-Chair, 2012

Illinois Public Health Association, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
 
      Illinois Dietetic Association Liaison, 2010 through 2013

Illinois Department of Public Health, Women’s Health Conference, Advisory Committee, 2012

Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2012, 2013
 
     Reviewer 2012, 2013

Research

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, 2008 to present

Food Cost by Nutrient Value. C. Honselman, L.  Reichter, 2012.

Illinois Dietetics Association Membership Survey. C. Honselman, 2011.

Influence of Music Tempo on Calorie Consumption in a Restaurant Setting.  R. Rogers, C. Honselman, K. O’Rourke, J. Painter, K. Rhodes, 2009.

The Effect of Suggestive Selling by Wait Staff on Food Consumption.  G. Zumwalt, K. Kennedy-Hagan, C. Honselman, K. Rhodes, J. Painter 2008.

Pistachio Nut Study.  J. Painter, C. Honselman, K. Kennedy-Hagan, K. Rhodes, 2008.
 
University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, 2008

Access and Utilization of Transitional Care Service by the Elderly According to Payer Source, C. Honselman  2008

Selected Publications

 Jannusch, R., Honselman, C. (2013). Impact of family mealtime on college students’ food consumption and select lifestyle choices. Journal of the   
     Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
[Abstract]. 113 (9), A47.
Waters, A., Kennedy-Hagan, K., Honselman, C., Painter, J. (2013). The effectiveness of posting calorie information on fast food menus. Journal of the 
     Academy of Nutrition and
 Dietetics [Abstract].  113 (9), A89.
Honselman, C. (2012). High impact integrative learning in undergraduate dietetics curriculum. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics   
     [Abstract].112 (9), A-77.
Honselman, C. (2011). IDA’s Public Policy Platform and Membership Survey [Webinar]. In Illinois Dietetic Association’s Legislative Brown Bag Webinars.
     Retrieved from http://www.eatright.org.
Honselman, C., Painter, J., Kennedy-Hagan, K., Halvorson, A., Rhodes, K., Brooks, T., Skwir, K. (2011). In-shell pistachio nuts reduce caloric intake
     compared to shelled nuts. Appetite. 57, 414- 417. 
Kennedy-Hagan, K., Painter, J., Honselman, C., Halvorson, A., Rhodes, K., Skwir, K. (2011). The effect of pistachio shells as a visual cue in reducing caloric
     consumption. Appetite 57, 418-420.
Honselman, C., Painter, J., Kennedy-Hagan, K., Halvorson, A., Rhodes, K., Brooks, T., Skwir K. (2010). Consuming unshelled pistachios reduces caloric
     intake [Abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Suppl 2, A-57.
Kennedy-Hagan, K., Painter, J., Honselman, C., Halvorson, A., Rhodes, K., Skwir, K. (2010). Pistachio shells serve as a visual cue of calorie consumption
     [Abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Suppl 2, A-58. 
Zumwalt, G., Kennedy-Hagan, K., Honselman, C., Rhodes, K. (2008). The effect of suggestive selling by wait staff on food consumption. [Abstract].  Journal
     of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 108
(9) Supplement, A-39.
 

Selected Conference Presentations

Legislative Brown Bag Webinar: IDA’s Public Policy Platform and Membership Survey. Illinois Dietetic Association, December 9, 2011.

Licensure and Legislative Review. Illinois Dietetic Association Annual General Meeting, April 8, 2011.

Consuming Pistachios in the Shell Reduces Caloric Intake.  C. Honselman, PhD, RD; J. Painter PhD, RD; K. Kennedy-Hagan, PhD, RD; A. Halvorson,     
     MS, RD;  K. Rhodes, MS; T.L. Brooks, PhD, RD and K. Skwir, BS.  Poster Session. American Dietetic Association’s Food and Nutrition Conference and
     Exhibition, Boston, Massachusetts. November 8, 2010. 

The Effect of Pistachio Shells as a Visual Cue in Reducing Caloric Consumption.  K. Kennedy-Hagan, J.E. Painter, C. Honselman, A. Halvorson, K. Rhodes,
     K. Skwir. Poster Session. American Dietetic Association’s Food and Nutrition Conference and Exhibition, Boston, Massachusetts, November 8, 2010.
 
RDs in Public Policy – Recommendations from ADA. Illinois Dietetic Association Leadership Retreat, Oglesby, IL. June 6, 2010. 

Nutrition and Older Adults:  Recognizing Barriers to Care, Eastern Illinois Dietetic Association Fall Meeting, November 16, 2009.

The Patient’s Perspective on Transitional Care.  Poster Presentation, Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging and The National Council on
     Aging, Aging in America 2009, Las Vegas, NV.  March 18, 2009.

Transitional Care From the Patient's Perspective.  The Illinois Department on Aging's Annual Meeting, Governor's Conference on Aging, The  Power of
     Knowledge: Aging Smart, Chicago, IL December 11, 2008.

Chronic Illness and Management Paper Presentation: Access and Utilization of  Transitional Care Services by the Elderly According to Payer Source.  The
     Gerontological Society of America’s 61st Annual Scientific Meeting, Resilience in an Aging Society: Risks and Opportunities, National Harbor, Maryland.     
     November 22, 2008. 
  
The Effect of Suggestive Selling By Wait Staff on Food Consumption Poster Presentation, American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Conference and  
      Expo, Chicago, Illinois, October 26, 2008. 

Cultural Changes in Health Care.  Illinois Dietary Managers Association Annual Meeting, Urbana, Illinois, April, 2007.

Funding & Grants

Eastern Illinois University Faculty Partnership Development Grant - Fall 2012
 
Winkleblack Fund Grant – 2012

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Healthy Snacking Toolkits Mini-Grant - 2011

Redden Fund Grant – 2011

Redden Fund Grant – 2009

Community

Casey-Westfield School District Wellness Committee

Casey Downtown Development Committee



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