Denise Donaldson Kaiser
Denise Donaldson Kaiser

Faculty Profile

Denise Donaldson Kaiser, M.B.A., M.S., R.D., CDN Instructor

Dietetic Internship Director, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury
2005 - Present

  • Clinical Nutrition Instructor; focusing on current topics in nutrition, assessment, mnt, biochemistry, pathophysiology, and application to the end-user consumers
  • Placement Services for Dietetic Internship, providing qualified leads for future placement sites, when program was operational. Currently assisting with employment opportunities and CDN certification for graduates.
  • Programming, implementation, and marketing of M.S. program.

Food Service Director/Chief Clinical Dietitian, Affinity Skilled Living and Rehabilitation, Oakdale
2005 - 2007

  • Clinician for skilled nursing units
  • Menu development, planning and implementation
  • Manage four staff dietitians and 30 dietary union workers
  • QA and Safety officer for department
  • Wound Care consultant
  • Geri Menu facilitator
  • Responsible for total budget, labor, food and capital
  • Responsible for scheduling, in-servicing and supervision of staff

Community Relations and Marketer, Nesconset Nursing Center ’s Adult Day Health Services

  • Marketing manager to develop new and upgrade promotional materials
  • Formulation of contacts and creation of database.
  • Upgrading and reformulation of Web site in regards to Adult Day Health Services
  • Formulation of target segment for new clients
  • Development of strategic market plan, organization and media utilization
  • Utilized SPSS to assist with client/care giver satisfaction survey.

Director of Nutritional Services, Crest Hall Care Center , Registered Dietitian, Oak Hollow Nursing Center

  • Clinician and Food Service Director
  • Menu development, planning, and implementation
  • Manage 15 staff members
  • QA and Safety officer for department
  • Wound care consultant

Clinical Nutrition Manager, Morrisons Senior Dining

  • Clinician for independent, assisted living and skilled nursing units
  • Implemented nutrition wellness programs
  • Coordinator and facilitator of CQI program for Dining Services
  • Wound care consultant
  • Manage 25 healthcare center employees
  • Coordinate menu cycle with executive chef

Associate Director of Nutritional Services, Nesconset Nursing Center

  • Supervise 50 employees
  • QA coordinator for Nutritional Services
  • Evaluated and implemented semi-annual menu cycle
  • Computerized recipe, ordering and menu systems
  • Researched, implemented, and assisted in grant writing process for nutrition protocol development as part of the interdisciplinary care team for two separate grants

Sub-Acute Dietitian, Central Island Healthcare

  • Clinician for sub-acute unit

Consultant Registered Dietitian

  • Work in group home setting with the MR/MD populations
  • Work in various healthcare arenas
  • Perform nutrition assessment and supplementation when needed
  • Training of staff on proper food handling techniques
  • Menu analysis quarterly
  • Consultant to many for profit organizations
  • Consultant for international food service company
  • For skilled nursing, MOW, adult day health services, independent living and assisted living
  • Oversee development of interns and students at facilities
  • Glatt kosher menu development, planning and implementation
  • QA and PI officer for department
  • Wound care consultant
  • Geri menu facilitator
  • Responsible for budget, labor, food, and capital development and improvement
  • Responsible for review of scheduling, in-servicing, and supervision of staff


  • Master of Business Administration, Concentration in Marketing, New York Institute of Technology,  2006, Award for Excellence in Marketing
  • Master of Science, Clinical Nutrition, 1995, New York Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, 1993, SUNY at Stony Brook

Certificates and Associations

  • Registered Dietitian and member of the American Dietetics Association
  • Certified Dietitian and Nutritionist by the State of New York
  • Award for Excellence in Marketing, NYIT, 2006
  • Serv-Safe certified and certified to teach Serv-Safe classes
  • Suffolk County Safe Food Handlers Certificate
  • Have trained interns (CDM, DTR, RD) at the variety of institutions
  • Delta Mu Delta member
  • LIDA member


Donaldson Kaiser, D.L. 2007. The Training Process and Objects for Training. Pp 5-162 in Dynamic Communication Services (Eds.) Mundane to Ah Ha!-Effective Training Objects. Bernville , Pa :  Linda Eck Mills.


"Healthy Neigh-bear-hood. Night Out on the Bears," Healthy food choices for children ages 4-14. NYIT, Old Westbury Campus. March 7, 2008 . Won NCAA Division II and National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators grant for presentation.


  • Food Services Advisory Committee member for NYIT. October 2007 - present.
  • Pressure Ulcer Committee Member part of ONTIME project in conjunction with Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and NYS DOH. January 2008 - present.
  • Co-organizer for School Lunch Program at Our Lady of Wisdom Regional School. March 2008 - Present.
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