Michelle Bugbee, MS, RD, LDN, CPT is a Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist and NASM Certified Personal Trainer who joined Van Dusen Nutrition® in 2019. As a collegiate and current athlete, Michelle has a special interest in helping athletes fuel their bodies in a way that promotes optimal health and performance while maintaining a positive relationship with food. She also works with clients to repair and strengthen their connections to movement, exercise and body. Michelle currently works full-time in the Needham office and sees clients for Individual Nutrition Counseling and Individual Therapeutic Movement Support™. Additionally, Michelle is the acting Coordinator of Client Care and Outreach for Van Dusen Nutrition®.
Michelle received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire. She then worked at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in operational management for 6 years, where she was introduced to the field of dietetics. Michelle earned a Master of Science degree in Nutrition and Health Promotion and a Certificate in Sports Nutrition from Simmons University. She also completed a dietetic internship at Simmons University that included extensive training in both performance nutrition and eating disorders.
Michelle is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group, and Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitian Association, and Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association.
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