Sharon L. Ernst, FAND, M.P.H., R.D.


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Nutrition - Clinical Instructor

Board Certification

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition)

Academic Office Information

  • (801) 585-2457
  • School of Medicine
    Div of Medical Genetics
    30 N 1900 E, Room: 2C412
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Sharon Ernst has coauthored numerous articles in such publications as Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease, Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, Journal of the American Dietetic Association and the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Ms. Ernst has received numerous awards including Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year from the American Dietetic Association, Outstanding Young Women of America, and a teaching award for Preceptor of the Year at the University of Utah, College of Health, Division of Nutrition. In addition, Ms. Ernst is a founding member of the Genetics Metabolic Dietitians International (GMDI) and serves as vice president of the Intermountain PKU and Allied Disorders Association (IPAD).

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training University of Minnesota
Certification University of Minnesota
Executive Program in Nutrition Administration
Fellowship J.F. Kennedy Child Development Center, University of Colorado
Pediatric Nutrition - Children with special health care needs and inborn errors of metabolism
Undergraduate Utah State University
Medical Dietetics - Coordinated Undergraduate Program
Undergraduate Utah State University
Biology, minor in chemistry