Michelle Kozeniecki

Lead Clinical Dietitian

Rotations Precepted

PGY2 Critical Care Nutrition

Pharmacy School/Graduation Year

University of Wisconsin – Madison, B.S. Dietetics (2008)
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Dietetic Internship (2009)
Mount Mary College, M.S. Dietetics (2012)

Professional Interests

Nutrition and metabolism, critical care nutrition, enteral and parenteral nutrition support, disease-related malnutrition, and nutrition research


  • Parenteral Nutrition Safety Work Group 
  • Delirium Prevention Work Group 
  • Critical care nutrition research, EN in septic shock

Awards and Certifications

  • Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), 2012
  • Clinical Practice Award for Poster Presentation, Medical College of Wisconsin Research Day, 2014
  • Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year, Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2016


  • Kozeniecki M, Fritzshall R. Malnutrition Risk Assessment, Identification, and Diagnosis in Chronic Kidney Disease. Renal Nutrition Forum. 2016;35(3).
  • Patel JJ, Kha V, Butler D, Kozeniecki M, Martindale R, Allen K. Organ-specific nutrition: One for the history books or still an active player? Curr Surg Rep. 2016;4:28.
  • Kozeniecki M, McAndrew N, Patel JJ. ICU and process related barriers to optimizing enteral nutrition in a tertiary medical intensive care unit. Nutr Clin Pract. 2016;31(1):80-85.
  • Patel J, Kozeniecki M. PRO-viding Additional Evidence for Enteral Nutrition in Septic Shock. Nutr Clin Pract. 2015; 30(6):844-845.
  • Patel J, Kozeniecki M. Permissive underfeeding or standard enteral feeding in critical illness. N Engl J Med. 2015; 373(12):1173-1174.
  • Kozeniecki M, Fritzshall R. Enteral Nutrition for Adults in the Hospital Setting. Nutr Clin Pract. 2015;30(5):634-651.
  • Kozeniecki M. Nutrition Support Practices During the Peri-Extubation Period. Support Line. 2015;37(1):9-13.
  • Patel JJ, Kozeniecki M, Biesboer A, Peppard WJ, Ray A, Thomas S, et al. Early Trophic Enteral Nutrition Is Associated With Improved Outcomes in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Septic Shock: A Retrospective Review. J Intensive Care Med. 2016;31(7):471-477


Traveling, anything on the water, coloring, and brewery tours/beer tasting

Favorite Things to Do in Milwaukee

Fairs and festivals in the summer and taking advantage of Groupon deals