Citrus Memorial Hospital recently announced the appointment of Jacquelyn Nyenhuis, MS, RDN as its Director of Food and Nutritional Services and Prabhakar Ashwin as its Director of Laboratory Services.
Nyenhuis served as Director of Food and Nutrition at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in North Dakota as well as Jones County Healthcare in Wyoming. She also has 10 years of experience in food and nutrition consulting. She has held academic teaching positions, is the co-author of a nutrition textbook and serves on the editorial board of a nutrition journal.
Nyenhuis earned a Bachelor of Science in Food Science from Iowa State University and a Master of Science in Food and Nutrition from Louisiana State University. She is currently working toward a PhD.
Ashwin was educated in both India and the United States. He holds a Master of Science in Microbiology, Bachelor of Science degrees in both Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Botany, and speaks five languages.
Ashwin's clinical experience covers all areas of the clinical laboratory. His Laboratory Management experience was in Alaska and Brooklyn, New York. Banner Healthcare Systems and Brookdale University Hospital have afforded him first-hand experience with large-scale laboratory integration, regulatory accreditation, pathology services, and system-wide process improvement projects.
Jacquelyn Nyenhuis, MS, RDN - Director of Food and Nutritional Services
Prabhakar Ashwin - Director of Laboratory Services