Stephanie Bianco-Simeral, MS, RD
Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Office: Holt 106 (T and Th)
Phone: (530) 898-4759
Assistant Director, Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion
Office: 25 Main Street, Suite 101B (M, W and F)
Phone: (530) 898-4022
Stephanie Bianco-Simeral is a Registered Dietitian, Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences and the Assistant Director at the Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion (CNAP). Her area of expertise is in nutrition management and food safety.
Prior to her academic career, Stephanie worked in the food-service industry for over 11 years. Her resume includes positions such as gardé manger, line cook, catering supervisor, café manager, and restaurant manager. Stephanie received her BS in dietetics from UC Davis and her MS in nutrition from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Her research focused on cholesterol and its affects on cardiovascular disease. She completed a dietetic internship through Texas A&M and became a registered dietitian in 2001.
In addition to her food-service management experiences, Stephanie worked as a nutrition assistant for a local school district in Texas, as a dietitian for the Women, Children, and Infants Program in Sacramento, and as a clinical nutrition manager in Fairfield, CA.
Currently, her research interests include food safety training, nutrition marketing in CNAP's partnering local schools, and food product development. She has co-authored HACCP Fundamentals, a food safety text and certificate program for agricultural, school, and manufacturing industries.