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Char Byington, MEd, RDN, LD

Department Chair / Director, Dietetic Internship / Clinical Associate Professor

MEd, Idaho State University
BS, Idaho State University

Courses Taught

Applications in Community Nutrition
Current Topics in Nutrition
Dietetics Senior Seminar
Foods and Meal Management
Internship in Dietetics
Introduction to Dietetics
Meal Management
Quantity Foods
Seminar for Dietetic Internship
Special Problems in Nutrition and Dietetics

Research Interests

Community nutrition


  • Barron N, Chan P, Sadykbayev J, Stickley K, Byington C. The Science for Dietary Fiber in the Intervention for Patients with Gastrointestinal Disease Management. Kasiska Division of Health Sciences Research Day; Pocatello, ID:  April 19, 2019.
  • Ausman R, Renaldi S, Vance R, Wilson C, Byington C, Long E. Strategic Planning Builds Bridges. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition. Washington DC: 23 October 2018.
  • Robertson M, Fisher S, Hill J, Petti K, Massengale J, Byington C. How do caffeinated beverages affect the need for other fluids in adults? Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting. Sun Valley, ID: 19 April 2018.
  • Nelson L, Armstrong-Jones R, Gallegos V, Madison S, Bogaudo E, Byington C. The Effect of Supplemental Vitamin D on Fractures in Post-Menopausal Women. Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting.  Sun Valley, ID: 19 April 2018.
  • Byington C, Baker S. EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Initial Paraprofessional Training Materials and Methods. J Extension. 2012: 50;5.


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