Faculty and Staff Directory

Brian dela Cruz, MS, RDN/LD

Director, Dietetic Internship Program
Clinical Coordinator and Instructor


Contact Information:

(405) 271-2113 Ext. 41181

Brian-dela-cruz@ouhsc.edu


Education:

M.S., Nutritional Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 2012
Dietetic Internship, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK,  2010
M.A., Dietetics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 2009


Teaching:

Professional:
NS 7221: Nutrition Counseling Practicum
NS 7222: Nutrition Counseling
NS 7625: Food and Nutrition Services Management Practicum
NS 7635: Community Nutrition Practicum
HES 2823: Introductory Nutrition

 

Post Professional:
NS 7426/5426: Dietetic Internship


Societies and Organizations:


Member, Alpha Eta Honor Society


Research Interests:

Obesity
Bariatrics/Bariatric Surgery
Weight Loss
Counseling/Motivational Interviewing
Oncology Nutrition
Complementary and Alternative Medicines


Clinical:

Nutritional Counseling and Education
Obesity
Bariatric Nutrition and Surgery


Selected Publications:

  • Hanigan MH, dela Cruz BL, Thompson DM, Farmer KC, Medina PJ (2008) Use of prescription and nonprescription medications and supplements by cancer patients during chemotherapy: questionnaire validation, Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice. Sep;14(3):123-30
  • Hanigan MH, dela Cruz BL, Shord SS, Medina PJ, Fazili J, Thompson DM (2011) Optimizing chemotherapy: concomitant medication lists. Clinical Pharmacology and Theraputics Jan;89(1):114-9


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