Karen Ostenso

Food and Nutrition

Office: 225 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715/232-2394
Email: ostensok@uwstout.edu


Ph.D., Walden University, 2014 
Public Health • Specialization: Community Health Promotion and Education 
Dissertation Title: Vibration Therapy, Supplementation with Calcium and Vitamin D, and Effects on Bone Mineral Density. 

M.S., Drexel University, 1987
Dietetics • Concentration: Clinical Nutrition

Thesis Title: Effects of Calcium or Zinc Supplementation on the Effectiveness of Acarbose on Glycemic and Mineral Status in the Wistar Fatty Rat.  

B.S., Temple University, 1984 
Major: Community Health Education

Research Interests

Successful Aging

First year retention; High Impact Teaching Practices. With Diane Klemme, Karthryn Hamilton, and Karen Ostenso

Courses Taught

FN 101 Dietetics as a Profession

FN 102 Nutrition for Health Living

FN 413/613 Maternal and Child Nutrition

FN 415/615 Nutritional Issues in Gerontology

FN 408 Pre-professional Development

FN 710 Clinical Nutrition

FN 712 Community Practicum 

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