Main Content

Rotation Sites

Locations

Our rotation sites are available throughout Illinois and Missouri and are at facilities that differ in size, services provided and patient groups.  There are three rotations required during the supervised practice in the Dietetic Internship Program. Dietetic students who have graduated from SIU have completed internships at:

The location of the rotations are provided to each student in the spring semester of the first year of the program and may require relocation to complete the rotation.

Dietetic Internship Director

Brenda Green, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC
Quigley Hall, Rm 209 – MC 4310
Email: bgreen@siu.edu
Phone: 618.453.7513

Rotation Schedule

The supervised practice includes three rotations. These rotations provide knowledge and training in nutrition assessment, health promotion and disease prevention in professional settings including clinics, health departments, hospitals, schools and long-term care facilities.

  • 6 weeks in food service management
  • 12 weeks in clinical/medical nutrition therapy
  • 10 weeks in community
  • 2 weeks of intern's choice* 

*The intern's choice can consist of: oncology, leadership, out patience, bariatrics, pediatric, nutrition support, and sports nutrition.

Illinois Sites:

List of rotation sites, distance from Carbondale, and type of rotation

Illinois Rotation Sites
City Site Miles from Carbondale Rotation Type

Benton

U of I Extension

33

Community

Carbondale

Memorial Hospital Carbondale

0

Mgmt & Clin

Carbondale

Unity Point

0

Mgmt

Centralia

Good Samaritan Regional Health Center

70

Mgmt & Clin

Chicago

Catholic Charities

335

Community

Chicago

Palos Health

320

Mgmt & Clin

Marion

IDHS

20

Community

Marion

Heartland Regional Medical Center

16

Mgmt & Clin

Marion

VA Medical Center

16

Mgmt & Clin

Mt. Vernon

Good Samaritan Regional Health Center

60

Mgmt & Clin

Murphysboro

Jackson County Health Department

8

Community

Springfield

IDHS

190

Community

Springfield

St. John's Hospital

190

Mgmt & Clin

Urbana

Ascend CHC

200

Community

Missouri Sites:

List of rotation sites in Missouri by city, location, miles from Carbondale and type

Missouri Rotation Sites
City Site Miles from Carbondale Rotation Type

St. Louis

Aging Ahead

110

Community

St. Louis

Family Care Health Centers

110

Community

St. Louis

Mercy Medical Center

110

Mgmt & Clin

St. Louis

Mercy Medical Center South

110

Mgmt & Clin

St. Louis

Monsanto/Bayer

110

Community

St. Louis

Operation Food Search

110

Community

St. Louis

St. Louis Area Agency on Aging

110

Community