Terri Schindler M.S., R.D.N.


BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH Education: Master of Science in Nutrition, Texas Woman's University, 1992 Bachelor of Science in Applied Science, Food and Nutrition, Youngstown State University, 1989 Internship: Texas Woman's University, 1989-90 Current Position: Clinical dietitian, Pediatric Pulmonology, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital/University Hospitals Case Medical Center. 2006-present. Nutrition assessment and management of pediatric and adult patients with cystic fibrosis; staff education; development of nutrition-related protocols and educational materials. Past Experience: Nutritionist, Pulmonary Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), 1992 - 2006. Nutrition assessment and management of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic pulmonary disorders; continuous quality improvement; education for families and staff related to nutritional management of CF. Clinical Pediatric dietitian, Texas Children's Hospital, 1990-1992: Nutritional assessment and management of infants, children, teens and adults with CF, nutritional assessment and management of infants, children and teens on oncology, cardiology, and general pediatric inpatient units. Selected Projects/Committees Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) Consensus Committee on CF-related diabetes (1998 and 2009) Chair and co-chair, CF and Pulmonary Subspecialty Group (2000-2003) Board member, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group (2003) Co-chair, CCHMC CF Quality Improvement Initiative (2003-2004) CFF Learning and Leadership Collaborative (2004) Source CF Nutrition Advisory Committee (2003-2007) CFF ad hoc committee on nutrition classification (2005) Advisory Board, Mycysticfibrosis.com (2006-2010) CFF multi-disciplinary task force: Advice for CF Centers about the switch to newly approved pancreatic enzyme replacement products (2010) iCAN Advisory Team (2012-2013) CFF WHO-CDC Reference Equations Working Group (2015) List manager for CF nutrition listserv (through Dartmouth)-Current Founder and Board Member: CF Nutrition and Social Work Consortium-Current Co-facilitator, CFF Nutrition Mentoring Program-Current Lifebanc Ambassador (local organ procurement organization-community volunteer) (2011-Current) iCAN Advisory Team (2012-current) Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital University Hospitals Case Medical Center Patient and Family Education Day: Initiated and organize annual event (CF center volunteer work 2014-Current) 'Champion member' CFF committee Partnerships in Sustaining Daily Care (Jan 2017-Current)