Maggie Dylewski Begis, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

Maggie Dylewski Begis, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics

Educational Background:

Ph.D., Boston University, Boston, MA, 2003-2009
Dietetic Internship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2001-2002
M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1998-2001
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1994-1998

Courses Taught:

Nutrition Assessment (NUTR 476); Career Development in Dietetics (NUTR 700); Treatment of Adult Obesity (NUTR 755); Practicum in Weight Management (NUTR 758); Critical Issues in Nutrition (NUTR 780)

General Area of Interest and/or Specialty:

Clinical nutrition 

Representative Publications:

Prelack K, Yu YM, Dylewski M, Lydon M, Keaney TJ, Sheridan RL. (2015) Measures of total energy expenditure and its components using the doubly labeled water method in rehabilitating burn children . JPEN Aug 5.

Sheridan RL, Prelack K, Dylewski ML (2015). Burns and wound healing. In: Pediatric critical care nutrition. Ed. PS Goday and NM Mehta. McGraw-Hill.

Prelack, K, Dylewski ML (2011).  Burns. In: Pediatric Nutrition Care Manuel. American Dietetic Association.

Prelack K, Yu M, Dylewski ML, Lydon M, Sheridan RL, Tompkins RG. (2010). The contribution of muscle to whole-body protein turnover throughout the course of burn injury in children. J Burn Care Research 31(6): 942-948.

Dylewski ML, Bender, JC, Smith AM, Prelack K, Lydon M, Sheridan RL. (2010). Selenium status of pediatric patients with burn injuries. Journal of Trauma 69(3):584-588.

Dylewski ML, Prelack K, Weber JM, Keaney T, Ryan CM, Sheridan RL, Fagan SP (2010). Malnutrition among pediatric burn patients: A consequence of delayed admissions. Burns 36(8):1185-1189).

Dylewski ML, Prelack K, Keaney T, Sheridan R. (2010). Asymptomatic hyperamylasemia and hyperlipasemia in pediatric patients with toxic epidermal necrolysis.  J Burn Care Research 31(2):292-296.

Prelack K, Dylewski M, Sheridan RL. (2007) Practical guidelines for nutritional management of burn injury and recovery. Burns 33(1):14-24.

Dylewski ML, Prelack K. (2006) Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry to monitor bone density among children with burns. Support Line 28:3-7.

Dylewski ML, Mastro AM, Picciano MF. (2002) Maternal selenium nutrition and neonatal immune system development. Biology of the Neonate 82:122-127.

Dylewski ML, Picciano MF. (2002) Milk selenium content is enhanced by modest selenium supplementation in extended lactation. The Journal of Trace Elements in Experimental Medicine 15:191-199.

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