Melissa is the newest addition to Creative Dining’s dietitian personnel and brings a multitude of experience in counseling clients of all ages.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics with a Specialization in Health Promotion from Michigan State University and completed an accredited internship through the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. Since this time Melissa has worked in clinical, community and health education settings. As a member of the Southwest Michigan District Dietetic Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics she enjoys getting involved to further advance nutrition knowledge and remain up-to-date with the latest nutrition trends. Most recently Melissa completed a certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management.
In her role at Creative Dining Services she is responsible for student nutrition counseling, sanitation audits, long-term care coverage, recipe analysis and development and ServSafe instruction.
She resides in Southwest Michigan with her husband and daughter. In her spare time you may find Melissa out for a run, camping or baking something sweet.