Carleton Rivers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, and serves as Internship Director for the M.S. in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track/Dietetic Internship. Carleton earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Samford University, and her Master of Science in Nutrition Sciences from UAB. Previously, she worked with the UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative and served as the project coordinator and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) for numerous research studies. In addition to her work with the Research Collaborative, Carleton developed nutrition resources available through the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD). In her current role as Dietetic Internship Director, Carleton organized and executed a successful self-study and site visit for re-accreditation in 2017.
Educator with 4+ years of online teaching experience for both undergraduate and graduate courses, including course design incorporating learning in a team environment. Trained in Quality Matters (QM) Standards for the development of quality online learning.