Melanie Schermerhorn, RD, LDN is a Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist who joined Van Dusen Nutrition® in 2018. Melanie’s mission is to provide individualized nutrition support to help clients reach their goals and live a balanced lifestyle. Melanie focuses on the whole person and aims to help individuals mend and find peace in their relationships with food and body. Melanie currently sees clients for Individual Nutrition Counseling, Therapeutic Meal Support®, and Grocery Store Tours.
Melanie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of New Hampshire. She then completed her dietetic internship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. During the internship, Melanie worked at Joslin Diabetes Center where she developed an interest in clients struggling concurrently with diabetes and eating disorders. Melanie then went on to develop her skills in the eating disorder field at the Cambridge Eating Disorder Center in Cambridge, MA where she worked at both the acute residential treatment and partial hospitalization levels of care. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association.
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