Dr. Berenbaum is a full professor in the Division of Nutrition and Dietetics. She received her B.Sc. in Home Economics from the University of Saskatchewan, her M.H.Sc. from the University of Toronto, and her Ph.D. from Walden University, Minneapolis. She is a registered dietitian with the Saskatchewan Dietitians Association (SDA) and an active member of Dietitians of Canada (DC).

Research, Teaching, and Service

Dr. Berenbaum’s areas of expertise are community/public health nutrition and the practice of dietetics. She conducts research in areas related to dietetic professional standards and community nutrition. Dr. Berenbaum recently finished terms as an editorial board member of Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior and as associate editor of the journal Public Health Nutrition.

Actively involved in supporting teaching and learning in the college, Dr. Berenbaum currently serves as the division’s DC course director and director of the Nutrition Volunteer and Resource Center. She recently chaired the Nutrition Program Accreditation Committee. In March 2016, she received the Teaching in Excellence Award from the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union. Provincially, Dr. Berenbaum is the residency director for the Saskatchewan Community Nutrition Residency program and chair of the SDA’s Assessment Team for International Applicants.

Selected Publications

  • Selinger, M., and S. Berenbaum. 2014. Dietetic Scope of Practice in Saskatchewan: Dietitian Perceptions,  Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 75(4): 167-172.
  • Selinger, M., and S. Berenbaum. 2014. Dietetic Scopes of Practice Across Canada, Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 76(2): 64-69.