Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN’s), are recognized as food and nutrition experts. This means that I have met academic and professional requirements set forth by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics including:
- Earned a bachelor’s degree and completed dietetic course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
- Completed 1,200 hours of supervised practice
- Passed the national RD Exam administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
My professional credentials allow me to practice Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) in a clinical setting, counseling patients on behavioral and lifestyle changes required to impact long-term eating habits and health. I have experience counseling patients with a variety of diseases and conditions including but not limited to: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, GI disorders, weight management, geriatric health, and women’s health.