Kayla Kirschner, the FIT Dining Registered Dietitian, offers free counseling sessions for FIT students. Kayla can support students on campus by providing answers to everyday nutrition questions and help in navigating the Dubinsky Dining Hall to those with special dietary needs. Students can sign up for private one-on-one consults via email kirschner-kayla@aramark.com or by calling/texting 908 926-4706.
Here are the services that are available:
• General nutrition help navigating the dining halls and markets across campus
• Assist with meeting special dietary needs (allergies, intolerances, or dietary preferences)
• Identifying menu and ingredient information at our on-campus dining locations
• Nutrition education seminars or presentations to student groups and organizations

Frequently Asked Questions with Kayla, Kirschner, Registered Dietitian

What is a Registered Dietitian?
A Registered Dietitian is a healthcare professional that specializes in nutrition, well-being and food science. Dietitians can help individuals optimize their health through their food choices and eating behaviors. They can work in multiple settings such as: hospitals, college settings, healthcare facilities, government and private practice.

What nutrition services are available to me?
FIT students have access to free private nutrition counseling services and dining hall tours. Students and campus faculty may reach out to Kayla directly if they believe the respective groups they belong to would benefit from a nutrition presentation or seminar.

Am I eligible to see the Dietitian? How do I make an appointment?
Yes! All students have access to see the Dietitian, regardless of how small or big their nutrition-related concerns might be. Students may make an appointment directly with Kayla by e-mailing her at kirschner-kayla@aramark.com, or by calling or texting her at 908 926-4706.

What should I expect for my initial visit?
During an initial visit, students will review their main nutrition-related concerns, and share their current lifestyle and goals with Kayla. Students will address the barriers they may face, and Kayla will share tips and advice on how to best address them. Students can also schedule consistent appointments with Kayla if desired.