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Food for Thought: Nutrition for Physical and Mental Health

Food for Thought: Nutrition for Physical and Mental Health

Thursday, 25 February, 2021

Location: Online/Webinar


Designed for College of DuPage students

Gain basic knowledge of the benefits, functions and food sources of essential nutrients; understand strategies for developing healthy eating patterns for optimal physical and mental functioning; and risks associated with disordered eating behaviors.  

Speaker's Biography:

Melissa has 17+ years experience as a clinical dietitian. Melissa currently is the Director of Nutrition Services at AMITA Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital in Hoffman Estates, Illinois overseeing the nutritional care of patients in all ABBHH programs.She also is a clinical dietitian for the outpatient and inpatient eating disorder programs at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital and assists in the development and implementation of treatment interventions for this population.

Melissa received her undergraduate degree from Eastern Illinois University, completed the Edward Hines VA Dietetic Internship Program, and completed her graduate degree in nutrition and wellness at Benedictine University. Melissa also has a private practice specializing in working with individuals struggling with eating disorders.

Zoom event link

Meeting ID: 827 6699 4721
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+13126266799,,82766994721# US (Chicago)




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RSVP period for this event ended 02/25/2021