Kristen DiFilippo, MS, RDN, LDN

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Kristen DiFilippo, MS, RDN, LDN

University of Illinois

Kristen DiFilippo is a PhD candidate in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Kristen’s research focuses on app based strategies to support nutrition education for behavior change. Her research includes the development of a tool for nutrition app evaluation, for which she won the Nutrition Education for the Public DPGs Award of Excellence in 2016. She previously worked as a dietitian at a physical therapy and wellness center, and as an instructor at Eastern Illinois University. Kristen earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and her master’s from Eastern Illinois University.