Carolyn Templeton served as Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Community and Environmental Health from 2006-2017. She holds a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Idaho, an M.S. in Allied Health Teacher Education from the University of Michigan, and is a Registered Dietitian.
Carolyn worked at Michigan Medicine for 40 years in a variety of inpatient and outpatient positions, with emphasis on diabetes and dietetic intern education. She was also a team member in the Pilot Geriatric Arthritis Program, an early and unique outreach initiative to bring health care and education to older adults in the community setting.
She was a nutrition consultant in long-term care for 15 years, and a lecturer in the UM School of Education. Carolyn’s areas of interest are geriatrics, health education, and diabetes. She has a variety of publications in those areas. Carolyn enjoys designing education programs that engage, enlighten, and provide fun and real-life learning. The highlight of her career–interacting with Boise State students as they explored and developed greater appreciation and insight into of what it takes to be an older adult.
Curriculum Vitae available upon request.