Most recently Dr. Michalsky was a nutritionist at the Austin State Hospital working with the children, geriatric, cognitively impaired, and long term psychiatric patients. She previously taught clinical nutrition to dietetic students and has worked as a dietitian in a family practice residency program, cardio-pulmonary program, and general patient care.


Undergraduate School
Ohio State University College of Medicine & Public Health (1975)
Graduate School
University of Texas at Austin (1980)
Graduate School
University of Texas at Austin (2002)

Research Interest

  • Evaluation of nutrition education
  • Nutrition in medical education
  • Nutrition in prevention and treatment of chronic disease
  • Nutrition in Psychiatric Care

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Dietetic Association