Kay A. Sisk, MS, RD, LD

Instructor     |     PHN

  • Public Health Nutrition


Kay Sisk is a registered dietitian who received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Missouri. She received her Master of Science degree in Public Health Nutrition and completed a dietetic internship at Case Western Reserve University. She also received a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from the CWRU Center on Aging and Health.

Kay works in conjunction with Dr. Isabel Parraga in the M.S. in Public Health Nutrition Dietetic Internship Program where she assists in the development, organization, and management of supervised practice rotations for dietetic interns and teaches modules of “Introduction to Public Health Nutrition” (NTRN 528) and “Public Health Nutrition” (NTRN 530). Kay also provides nutrition counseling services to undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students at the University Health Service.

Kay is an active member of the Cleveland Dietetic Association, Ohio Dietetic Association, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and American Public Health Association. She is also a member of the Public Health/Community Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


Master of Science – Public Health Nutrition   |   2011
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland (OH)

Dietetic Internship   |   2011
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland (OH)

Bachelor of Science – Nutritional Sciences   |   2007
University of Missouri, Columbia (MO)


Nutrition Messaging in the Dental Setting

Nutrition and Aging


Demko C, Koerber A, Homenko D, Sisk K, Victoroff K.   (2012)  Training oral health providers in brief motivational interviewing: pilot study. Poster session presented at: Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research; 2012 Mar 21-24; Tampa, FL.

Demko C, Sisk K, Homenko D, Victoroff K, Williams K.   (2012)  Nutrition discussions in dental hygiene visits. Poster session presented at:  33rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine; 2012 Apr 11-14; New Orleans, LA.

Peterson CA, Heffernan ME, Sisk KA, Ring SM.   (2009)  The effects of regular tanning bed use and increased vitamin D status on serum markers of bone turnover in healthy adult women. Clinical Medicine: Women’s Health; 2: 1-7.


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