Donna Zoss

Educational Background

  • B.S., South Dakota University
  • M.S., University of Iowa

Certificates & Licenses

  • Registered Dietitian (RD)
  • Certified Dietitian in Indiana (CD)
  • Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC)

Awards and Honors

  • Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietitics Outstanding Educator, 2018
  • Dietitics Learning Community Real-World Experience Award, 2016-2017
  • Honorary member of Kappa Tau Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, 2015

Activities and Memberships

  • American Society of Parental and Enteral Nutrition, Member
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Member
  • Dietitians in Nutrition Support Practice Group, Member
  • Nutrition and Dietetics Educators and Preceptors, Member
  • Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Member, Nominating Committee
  • Western Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Member


  • Stand Down Event- work with students in planning a display and applying for a service-learning grant to provide nutrition information to veterans and their families
  • Convoy of Hope Event- in conjunction with nursing, pharmacy, health and kinesiology, and the medical school developed a health booth and display to provide information to attendees
  • Ismail Center Hypertension Project- mentored dietetics students as they provided nutrition information to their clients and interacted with pharmacy and health and kinesiology students


  • NUTR 48100: Medical Nutrition Therapy II
  • NUTR 48000: Medical Nutrition Therapy I
  • NUTR 44200: Food Service Systems Management
  • NUTR 41100: Dietitics Career Planning
  • NUTR 43600: Nutrition Assessment
  • NUTR 35000: Dietitics Practicum in Quantity Food Production
  • NUTR 10600: Introduction to the Profession of Dietetics


Senior Lecturer/Assistant Director, DPD Program

Office: Stone Hall, Room 220
Address: 700 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: 765.496.2975
Fax: 765.494.0674

Department of Nutrition Science, 700 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059 (765) 494-8228, Fax: (765) 494-0674

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