HELEN DELFAKIS, BS, MS, RD

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Professor

Undergraduate courses taught: NAT 101, NAT 306, NUT 101, NUT 210, NUT 301, NUT 302, NUT 303, NUT 308, NUT 309, NUT 311, NUT 312, NUT 401, NUT 415, NUT 499

Graduate courses taught: CAP 501, NUT 501, NUT 509, NUT 510, NAT 515

Helen (Eleni) Delfakis has a Bachelor's in Food and Nutrition Science, a Master's in Dietetics from the University of Arizona, and earned the Registered Dietitian credentials post-graduation from the Commission for Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association in Nutrition Education. Her professional experience and accomplishments include: establishing and directing a nationally recognized Food Service Management and Culinary Arts Program in one of the largest school districts in Arizona; establishing a nutrition program for the Pasqua Yaqui Health Department and Clinic; establishing a successful upscale restaurant as business owner; authoring Healthy Living from a Greek Island, a nutrition guide and cookbook, and co-authoring Food Service Management (textbook, teacher's manual and student workbook); and more than a decade of experience teaching food service management, culinary arts, nutrition science, holistic nutrition, and other nutrition and wellness courses.