Camille Schneider ‘17

Camille SchneiderWhen Camille Schneider applied to the Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, she didn’t know that she would end up jointly enrolled in both the Dietetic Internship and Ph.D. in Nutrition Sciences programs.

“I’d mentioned in my personal statement that my ultimate goal was to get a Ph.D., but I was not aware of a combined DI/Ph.D. program at UAB,” Schneider says. “I was pleasantly surprised when I got a call from Susan Miller, the Dietetic Internship program director. I came to visit UAB and absolutely loved it.”

Schneider completed her Dietetic Internship in June 2013 and became an RD in September 2013. Now she’s using her clinical training to bring a fresh perspective to the Ph.D. experience.

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