Romney Institute Alumni Board

Pauline Williams, EMPA 1998

Pauline Williams, EMPA 1998

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Member Since: 2022

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Job Title: Associate Professor and Internship Director
Company: Brigham Young University


  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior
  • Gardening (mostly weeding)
  • Baking
  • Audiobooks
  • Visiting the family ranch


Pauline Williams, PhD, MPA, RDN, CD, is the Dietetic Internship Director and an Associate Teaching Professor in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science at Brigham Young University. She has a varied work history in the nutrition and dietetics field, including Clinical Dietetics, Extension Services, Clinical Management, and Academics. During her career, she has been involved in creating, implementing, and assessing a variety of health and nutrition programs for the public.

Pauline enjoys active involvement in the dietetics profession. On a national level, she has been the chair of the Nutrition Education for the Public Dietetics Practice Group and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Quality Management Committee. Her state activities include serving as President, Legislative Coordinator, and Delegate for the Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and completing two governor-appointed terms on Utah’s Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing Dietitian Board.

Pauline has a PhD in nutrition from Utah State University and a BS in Clinical Dietetics and a Masters in Public Administration both from Brigham Young University. When she’s not working or volunteering, you’ll find Pauline weeding the garden, baking, playing the piano, or spending time on the family cattle ranch nestled in the red rocks of southern Utah.