Mackenzie Harkins


Kenzi is a second-year MS/DI student. She completed her undergraduate degree in nutrition at the University of New Haven in 2022 and is currently employed at Rhode Island Hospital as a dietetic technician. Kenzi enjoys finding new vegan restaurants and spending time with their dog, Gizmo.


  • The Tichy Legacy Scholarship for Nutrition from the University of New Haven (2022). This scholarship honors the importance of nutrition in our general health and is awarded annually to a part-time or full-time student demonstrating financial need who shows promise in the field of nutrition and dietetics.

Kenzie Harkins Resume


Kenzi’s areas of dietetic interest include eating disorder treatment and nutrition therapy for LGBTQ+ individuals. Their ultimate career goal would be to provide one-on-one nutrition counseling at a private practice with other clinicians.


  • M.S., Nutrition and Dietetic Internship, University of Rhode Island, 2022-present
  • B.S., Nutrition and Dietetics, University of New Haven, 2019-2022