Brenda Green | Animal Science and Food Nutrition | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Brenda Green, MS, RD, LDN, CLC

Associate Lecturer, Animal Science Food and Nutrition

Brenda Green

Office Phone: 618 | 453-7513
Building Location: Quigley Hall, Room 209

Brenda Green graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics. In 2000, she graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Master of Science degree in Community Nutrition. Brenda worked close to 15 years with the Illinois Department of Human Services as a Regional Nutritionist Consultant with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC Program). Brenda is now the Director of the Dietetic Internship Program at SIU where she brings her love of the community to the classroom.

Special Interests

  • Infant and Child Nutrition
  • Breastfeeding
  • Family Meals
  • Community Nutrition
  • Working with Students


  • HND 475 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle
  • HND 480 Community Nutrition
  • FN 581 Seminar
  • FN 540 Nutrition Policy, Programs, and Services
  • FN 530 Advanced Nutritional Assessment and Education


  • Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Illinois
    • Master of Science:  Food and Nutrition with a specialization in Community Nutrition
  • Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau, Missouri
    • Bachelor of Science:  Nutrition and Dietetics