Margaret Wing-Peterson

  • Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 619-849-2366


  • Master of Science; University of California - Davis; Davis, California
  • Bachelor of Science, Home Economics, with High Distinction; University of Arizona; Tucson, Arizona.



Registered Dietitian, American Dietetic Association

Course Assignments:

  • FCS 225 - Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • FCS 300 - Food Economics and Management 
  • FCS 303 - Cultural Foods
  • FCS 330 - Community Nutrition
  • FCS 331 - Community Nutrition Practicum
  • FCS 340 - Nutrition for Women's Well-Being (WS)
  • FCS 445 - Catering


Professional Leadership and Memberships:

  • American Dietetic Association
    • Dietetic Practice Groups (DPGs) - Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists; Dietitians in Business and Communications; Food and Culinary Professionals; Nutrition in Complementary Care; Dietetic Educators of Practitioners
  • California Dietetic Association
    • Nominee, California District Dietetic Association’s “Excellence in Community Nutrition” Award, 2000
  • San Diego Dietetic Association
    • Chair, Membership Committee; 2001-2002
    • Chair-elect, Membership Committee; 2000-2001
    • Chair, Nominations Committee; 1998-99
    • Mentor for Student Mentoring Program, 1997-1999
  •  Phi Omicron, national family and consumer sciences honorary, 2004-present
  • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Roundtable Moderator, Third Annual Oral Health Conference; San Diego Oral Health Initiative, 2008
  • Selection Committee, San Diego State University Foundation WIC Dietetic Internship, 2007

Advisory Committee, San Diego State University Foundation WIC Dietetic Internship, 2001-2002School Food Quality Work Force, San Diego Unified School District, 1999-2000Health Services Advisory Board, Neighborhood House Head Start Program, 1998-2002Grant Reviewer, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Minority Health/ Women's Health, 1996

Community Service:

  • Blessed Sacrament Parish Church
    • Youth Group Parent Volunteer
  • Cathedral Catholic High School
    • Parent Volunteer
  • Mission San Diego de Alcala
    • Festival of the Bells committee volunteer
  • San Diego Chinese Women's Association
    • Scholarship Dinner Fundraiser Committee, 2004 - present
    • Scholarship Selection Committee, 2007 - present