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Dawn Viola

Congratulations to Dawn Viola for graduating from the Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education program with a Magna Cum Laude designation.  Dawn also holds a BFA in Visual Design from UMass Dartmouth. She is a certified executive chef, and founder of This Honest Food, helping individuals and families transform their health through food and cooking. After a successful career as a creative director and documentary producer in the advertising industry, she switched her focus to food after discovering she had multiple food allergies. She enrolled in culinary school, and earned a second degree in culinary management, worked as an executive chef, and then joined Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts as a chef instructor while attending Hawthorn. Dawn's healthy recipes have appeared in a variety of print and online publications, as well as published in several cook books, and she has appeared on Food Network, Cooking with Emeril, Martha Stewart Radio, and is a frequent guest chef on Fox News. Visit her website at http://www.ThisHonestFood.com to learn more about her healing programs and holistic cooking lessons. Keep up the good work, Dawn!

 Dawn Viola

Dawn Viola, MHNE Graduate

Sapha Arias

Congratulations to Sapha Arias for attaining the Summa Cum Laude designation at her graduation from the Nutrition Consultant certificate program. Sapha's passion for hunger and knowledge led her to pursue a certification in yoga and meditation and she entered Hawthorn to pursue formal education. She specializes in a combination of holistic nutrition, yoga, and meditation. Her mission is to help people develop and harness the tools that can heal from the inside out by teaching techniques to create a life filled with health, joy, and purpose. Sapha's nutritional approach is not geared toward crafting a single diet to serve all in equal measure, but rather to remember the unique individuality of each person and the importance of nourishing one's body in a way that best suits each individual. Sapha's company is Nourishing Paths, and she can be contacted there at . Best of luck, Sapha!

 Sapha Arias

Sapha Arias, NC Graduate

Tatiana Jankowski

Congratulations to Tatiana Jankowski for graduating from the Nutrition Consultant program Summa Cum Laude. Tatiana is a pastry chef who specializes in making gluten-free, dairy-free and refined-sugar free desserts. She has worked as the head pastry chef for renowned cookbook author and restaurateur Matthew Kenney, developing innovative gluten and dairy-free, raw dessert menus. Several of her recipes were published in his book Plant-food. Tatiana decided to leave her full-time career and entered Hawthorn to learn how to nourish her body and maintain good health as well as help others manage disordered eating patterns, chronic stress, insomnia and mental health issues. She plans to work with clients and launch a healthy baking business where she can provide truly nourishing low carbohydrate and refined-sugar-free baked goods. She is an advocate for eating a whole foods diet, reducing stress in our everyday lives and continuously striving to do more of what makes us happy.  Best of luck, Tatiana!

 Tatiana Jankowski

Tatiana Jankowski, NC Graduate

Lane Gallagher

Congratulations to Lane Gallagher for graduating Cum Laude from the Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education program. Lane also received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from Colorado State University. A deep interest in how our environment influences our health and well-being led Lane to focus on the Blue Zones Project. A former senior manager with Nestle Foods in CA and CO, Lane recently led a direct sales and marketing efforts for the introduction of Pre-Diabetes Centers of Fort Worth. As a Cooper Institute Certified Personal Trainer who also is a nutrition, wellness, and weight management consultant, Lane has taught countless nutrition classes at schools and churches throughout Fort Worth and has served on the advisory board to FitWorth, Mayor Price’s Healthy City Initiative. Her thesis is entitled Blue Zones Project – Sector Sustainability Plan. Keep up the good work, Lane!

 Lane Gallagher

Lane Gallagher, MHNE Graduate

Kali Sink

Congratulations to Kali Sink for graduating Summa Cum Laude from the Nutrition Consultant certificate program. Kali’s interest in nutrition started in the food industry, where she managed coffee shops, waited tables,  and read nutritional panels and cookbooks during down times. When her husband was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis she plunged into the science behind gut health and digestion and entered Hawthorn to expand her knowledge and learn how to help others in similar situations. Kali is passionate about helping people repair their digestion and overall health by healing the gut. In addition to client work, Kali manages Boston-area accounts for an organic super food company, which keeps her active in the nutrition industry. When Kali isn’t working with clients, writing her blog, calling on her Boston stores, or preparing for the board exam in holistic nutrition, she can be found hanging out with her dairy goats or surfing with her husband. She can be reached through the contact form on her website, at http://www.modernheirloomnutrition.com. Keep up the good work, Kali.

 Kali Sink

Kali Sink, NC Graduate

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