Meet Your Dietitian

KAYLA KIRSCHNER RDN

Kayla is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from New Jersey. She joined William Paterson in the Fall of 2021. Kayla’s professional background includes providing nutrition and wellness education to diverse communities in both the community and corporate settings. Kayla is passionate about helping students at William Paterson meet their dietary needs and nutritional goals while on campus.

Kayla supports students on campus by providing free nutrition resources. Dietitian services and resources are listed below. When contacting Kayla, make sure to provide your name and why you are reaching out.

Available nutrition services include the following:

  • private one-on-one nutrition consultations
  • General nutrition guidance on navigating the dining halls and markets across campus
  • Assistance with special dietary needs (allergies, intolerances, or dietary preferences)
  • Wellness resource tables throughout the semester​
  • Assist students with identifying menu and ingredient information at all campus dining locations
  • Nutrition education seminars or presentations to student groups and organizations

To schedule an appointment with Kayla:
call/text (908) 926–4706
or email at dietitian@wpunj.edu.


Frequently Asked Questions with Kayla Kirschner RDN


A Registered Dietitian (RD) is a healthcare professional that specializes in nutrition, well-being and food science. Dietitians can help individuals optimize their health through their food choices and eating behaviors.​

Students will find Kayla at wellness resource tables throughout the semester located near our on-campus dining locations, so stop by to say hi and chat with the Dietitian. Students also have access to free private nutrition counseling services and dining hall tours. 

Yes! All students (commuters and residents) have access to nutrition services. Students may make an appointment directly with Kayla by e-mailing her at dietitian@wpunj.edu or by calling or texting her at (908) 926–4706.

During an initial visit, students will review their nutrition-related concerns and share their current dining habits and long-term goals with Kayla. Students will address any barriers they may face, and Kayla will share tips and advice on how to best address them.