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Leslie Moskowitz

Leslie Moskowitz

Lieutenant Colonel
Faculty - Graduate Program in Nutrition

Education and Certifications
  • MS, Health Education, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, 1986
  • BS, Dietetics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1977
  • Registered Dietitian, 1977 (Commission on Dietetic Registration, Chicago, Illinois)Licensed Dietitian (LDN), State of Pennsylvania
  • Simulation Instructor Certificate, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 2013
  • Certificate in Adult Weight Management, 2011 (Commission on Dietetic Registration, Chicago, Illinois)
  • Certified Professional in Learning and Performance, American Society in Training and Development, 2009
  • Certified Diabetes Educator, American Diabetes Association, 1995
  • Biography

    LTC Moskowitz is currently the Special Projects and Marketing Officer for the Graduate Program in Nutrition, as a Drilling Individual Mobilization Augmentee (United States Army Reserves). She serves as a liaison between the program, recruiters, and potential candidates. In 2012, she was mobilized to AMEDD Center and School to serve as the Deputy Director of the Dietetic Internship program backfilling for an officer who was deployed to Afghanistan. As a civilian, she is the Manager of Organizational Development for the City of Ithaca and a Nutrition Consultant for Kirkland Village. Past positions include Medical Faculty for Coventry Family Practice Residency Program and Program Director for the Health Promotion and Weight Management Center at St Joseph Hospital. In the military she has served as Chief of Outpatient and Health Promotion at Madigan Medical Center and as a Personnel Officer for a Drill Sergeant Battalion.

    Leslie has been an active in the profession of Dietetics throughout her career. Highlights of her service include serving as the Conference Chair, Program Chair, and Exhibits Chair for several PA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual conferences. In addition, she served as the Education and Media Chair for the Lehigh Valley Dietetic Association.

    Leslie enjoys hiking, growing herbs and vegetables, and has a special interest in pet nutrition.

    Academic Interests and Research

    Leslie has co-taught the weight management course at GPN. As a teacher, Leslie's approach is to translate evidence based research into operational practices. Supporting GPN's research, she served as technical advisor for the "Defend Your Heart" website research project. Her research interests are in the areas of functional and integrative medicine.


    LTC Moskowitz presented nutrition lectures in the Occupational Therapy and Preventative Medicine programs at AMEDD Center and School. She provides nutrition lectures to the City of Ithaca employees as part of the worksite wellness.